Critics Love Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Original Game Soundtrack! (Reviews)

Assassin's Creed Valhalla (Original Game Soundtrack) - Jesper Kyd, Sarah Schachner, Einar Selvik

Now that the Assassin’s Creed Vahalla game is released, no doubt fans are curious about the music heard in-game, created by Jesper Kyd, Sarah Schachner, and Einar Selvik!  And, as it happens, a lot of those fans are music critics!  Take a look at some selected reviews which highlight the richness and depth of the music which complement the vastness of this open-world game.   

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla (Original Game Soundtrack) is out now via Lakeshore Records and Ubisoft Music: [Download/Listen]

 

“The ominous “Silent Ambush,” which builds intensity over three minutes, straddles a balance between being calming, yet highly sinister.  It could soothe the nerves, or easily fray them—it depends, we guess, on which side of the ambush you’re on” – Under The Radar

“Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Blends Traditional Viking Sounds With a Modern Gaming Soundtrack” – SPIN

“The new track, ‘The First Departure’, uses authentic Norse instruments in a modern way to create an authentic, but approachable, key song for the Valhalla experience.” – Forbes

“Harrowing auditory experience that inspires both a sense of adventure and almost a tinge of loneliness” – Game Informer

“The moody Vigahugr—Lust for Battle offers a strong taste of Selvik’s perceptive songwriting style and delivery, and matches the game’s old world and atmosphere in all respects.” – Destroy//Exist

 

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