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Four Xenoblade Chronicles 2 soundtrack samples released!

sanstesy

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As some past threads of XC2 were purely for its music I think this deserves its own thread.

It got totally buried in the released date thread so I didn't see it until now! Credit to kuroneko:

sample tracks from website
Elysium of the blue sky - Yasunori Mitsuda
https://www.nintendo.co.jp/switch/adena/assets/sound/bgm01.mp3
Action Battle (temp) - ACE
https://www.nintendo.co.jp/switch/adena/assets/sound/bgm02.mp3
Action Start (temp) - Kenji Hiramatsu
https://www.nintendo.co.jp/switch/adena/assets/sound/bgm03.mp3
Elpis Soul Cave(?) (temp) - Minami Kiyota
https://www.nintendo.co.jp/switch/adena/assets/sound/bgm04.mp3

i'm unsure about 4th track translation tbh

edit: sleepy. saw 田 instantly reads mitsuda lol
 

Neoleo2143

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Mitsuda, ACE and Kiyota went HAM. And Elysium of the Blue Sky might be up there with the Mario Odyssey Theme.
 

Arynio

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Worthy successor to the original! In particular, the latter two songs give me strong Xenoblade teas. Can't wait!
 

Tekkie

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Godfuckingdammit, I seriously have to get a Switch when this comes out.
 

Lelou

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Well, only this tracks get me excited for the game, even if the trailer fail to make me feel in the same way..
 

moustascheman

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Xenoblade music is as incredible as ever. ACE and Mitsuda are bringing their A game.

On a side note, Elpis Soul Cave sounds very similar to Makna Forest Night from Xeno 1.
 

MagnaderAlpha

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All great songs. The last one (Elpis Soul Cave) has a really classic JRPG feel, giving me hints of Uematsu's "Elia, Maiden of Water" from FFIII.
 

ika

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It's pretty evident that they want to bring the XBC feel back. That's a good thing but I also expect to hear compositions that don't remember me to some old scenes/areas. That ACE battle theme is amazing tho.

The four tracks are now on my iPhone playlist lol!
 

G.ZZZ

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Some nice music but the rest of the game looks so bad NotLikeThis

They've gone full anime, you never go full anime jesus.