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'Borderlands 2' soundtrack features Assassin's Creed and 'Mass Effect 3' composers

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Gallery Photo: Borderlands 2 screenshots
Gallery Photo: Borderlands 2 screenshots

"Borderlands 2" soundtrack features Assassin's Creed and "Mass Effect 3" composers.

The official soundtrack for Gearbox's role-playing shooter Borderlands 2 will feature tracks by Mass Effect 3 composers Cris Velasco and Sascha Dikiciyan as well as Jesper Kyd, known for his work on the Assassin's Creed series, distributor Sumthing Else Music Works announced today.

The Borderland 2 Original Soundtrack will drop on September 18th on iTunes, Amazon MP3, and worldwide retail outlets through Sumthing Else. The retail version is currently available for pre-order on Amazon.

The 23-track score will also include music from Gearbox's in-house composer Raison Varner, and promises the fusion of "multiple music styles which capture the multi-faceted personality and thrilling co-op action of Borderlands 2 as players storm through the world of Pandora and its dynamic art style." A rundown of the tracklist gives a little insight into what players can expect from the Borderlands sequel:

  • Ascent (Cris Velasco and Sascha Dikiciyan)
  • Ash (Jesper Kyd)
  • Caverns (Jesper Kyd)
  • Glacial (Jesper Kyd)
  • Crater Lake (Cris Velasco and Sascha Dikiciyan)
  • Dam Interior (Cris Velasco and Sascha Dikiciyan)
  • Dam Top (Jesper Kyd)
  • Fyrestone (Jesper Kyd)
  • Hyperion (Cris Velasco and Sascha Dikiciyan)
  • Ice (Jesper Kyd)
  • Interlude Combat (Jesper Kyd)
  • Interlude Ambient (Jesper Kyd)
  • Lynchwood (Cris Velasco and Sascha Dikiciyan)
  • Lynchwood Sheriff Combat (Cris Velasco and Sascha Dikiciyan)
  • Main Menu (Jesper Kyd)
  • Jack Final Boss (Cris Velasco and Sascha Dikiciyan)
  • Pandora Park (Jesper Kyd)
  • Sanctuary (Jesper Kyd)
  • Bandit Slaughter (Raison Varner)
  • The Fridge (Jesper Kyd)
  • Tundra Express (Cris Velasco and Sascha Dikiciyan)
  • Warrior Boss (Cris Velasco and Sascha Dikiciyan)
  • Vog Fight (Cris Velasco and Sascha Dikiciyan)

Borderlands 2 is coming on September 18th in North America and internationally on September 21st to PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC.