Halo 5 Soundtrack Limited Edition, Vinyl Version Revealed

The soundtrack arrives on October 30 with four different versions available to buy.

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Microsoft has announced more details about the official, 39-song soundtrack for Halo 5: Guardians. Due out on October 30 (three days after the game launches) online and through physical retailers, the soundtrack will be offered in four different versions. Scroll down to see them all and their price points.

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The standard edition costs $16, while a disc-based version (which also comes with digital tracks) is offered for $25. Microsoft is also releasing the Halo 5 OST on vinyl, exclusively through Hastings, for $25. Lastly, there is a $50 limited edition that comes with two CDs, a vinyl double album, sheet music, and more.

Not sure if you want to buy the Halo 5 OST? You can listen to the complete soundtrack right here.

Halo 5 OST:

Digital Edition ($15.99):

  • Pre-orders are up now at iTunes and Amazon.com
  • All pre-orders get instant access to five tracks: "Halo Canticles," "Light Is Green," "Kamchatka," "The Trials," and "Osiris Suite, Act 1"

Standard CD/LP ($24.99):

  • Comes with MP3 download card

Clear Vinyl ($24.99 – only available at Hastings!):

  • Limited run of only 1,000 copies
  • Comes with MP3 download card

Limited Edition ($49.99):

  • 2 compact discs
  • Vinyl double album
  • Blu-ray with 5.1 Surround-Sound edition soundtrack and cinematic exclusive, "The Sprint – Making Halo 5: Guardians"
  • Orchestral sheet music of "Jameson Locke" from the recording session at Abby Roads Studios
  • Digital download card featuring exclusive bonus tracks

The bulk of Halo 5's soundtrack was composed by veteran composer Kazuma Jinnouchi, who previously worked on Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots.

Halo 5 launches on October 27. In other news, you can watch us unbox the game's Xbox One bundle and collector's edition.

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