Halo, Future composer Martin O'Donnell fired by Bungie (replace)
After composing a number of the most memorable songs in gaming for Bungie video games together with a lot of the Halo collection, Fable and Oni, Martin O’Donnell tweeted tonight that he has been terminated “with out trigger” by Bungie’s board of administrators. It isn’t totally widespread for a recreation soundtrack to get the album launch remedy, however that is simply what occurred for the Halo video games and lots of players have been wanting ahead to O’Donnell’s work on the upcoming recreation Future. There’s nonetheless no phrase on why the separation occurred, though if he is nonetheless enthusiastic about engaged on Halo, one would assume it is time for 343 Industries to make a telephone name. A press release on Bungie.internet confirms the transfer, though it claims “As we speak, as buddies, we are saying goodbye.” The timing and feeling reported by the 2 sides look like at odds, and whereas we anticipate extra particulars we’ll keep in mind higher days with Marty’s current work on the Future trailer in addition to theme songs for Halo 1, 2 and three.
Replace four/17: Whereas we’ve not heard extra concerning the causes for the change, Joystiq stories Bungie COO advised the media at a Future preview even that “We do not make selections frivolously.” Bungie additionally confirmed that O’Donnell’s music will stay within the upcoming recreation, however has not commented additional. As we speak O’Donnell tweeted once more, dropping a hyperlink to his new web site and providing to e-mail updates on the “subsequent huge factor.” For now, it is saying O’Donnell might be at Video Video games Stay live shows in Seattle and Los Angeles, however we’ll have to remain tuned to see what occurs after that.
I am saddened to say that Bungie’s board of administrators terminated me with out trigger on April eleven, 2014.
– Marty O’Donnell (@MartyTheElder) April sixteen, 2014
– Marty O’Donnell (@MartyTheElder) April 17, 2014
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