Microsoft has given more details on the 39-track soundtrack for the upcoming Halo 5: Guardians. The soundtrack is due on October 30th (three days after the game releases), and will come in 4 different versions.
The standard digital version of the soundtrack will run you $16, and can be preordered at iTunes and Amazon. Preordering will get you access to five tracks early: “Halo Canticles,” “Light Is Green,” “Kamchatka,” “The Trials,” and “Osiris Suite, Act 1.” There will also be a standard CD/LP, which will cost $25. This version also comes with a MP3 download card for a digital version of the soundtrack.
The Halo 5 soundtrack will also come in a limited edition vinyl version, exclusive to Hastings. The vinyl will cost $25. The vinyl version of the soundtrack will be limited to 1,000 copies, and also comes with the digital version of the soundtrack.
Finally, there will be a Limited Edition version of the Halo 5 soundtrack. This set will cost $50, and will come with 2 compact discs, and a vinyl double album. The set comes with a Blu-Ray with a 5.1 Surround-Sound edition soundtrack and cinematic exclusive, “The Sprint – Making Halo 5: Guardians.” This version also comes with orchestral sheet music of “Jameson Locke” from the recording session at Abby Roads Studios, and a digital download card featuring exclusive bonus tracks.
Halo 5: Guardians will release on October 27th. The game will be an Xbox One exclusive.