Paul McCartney to Compose for Videogame ‘Destiny’

By Kevyn Cortez | 3 years ago
Paul McCartney to Compose for Videogame ‘Destiny’

Paul McCartney, one of the iconic members of the phenomenal band “The Beatles,” will be working on the music for Activision Blizzard’s upcoming online multiplayer first-person shooter video game “Destiny.” Read on to learn more about Paul McCartney’s upcoming work as composer/scorer for the”Destiny” video game.

According to Variety, Paul McCartney of the “Beatles” has been working on the musical score of the upcoming online multiplayer first-person shooter video game “Destiny.” He will work alongside with Bungie Studios, creator of the critically acclaimed best-selling first-person shooter videogame “Halo. McCartney has written a song for the game, with the theme centering on Hope. It was recorded with a 120-piece orchestra at Abbey Road collaborating with George Martin’s son, Giles who conducted and Mark Stent  producing according to the New York Times.

McCartney who tweeted in 2012 that he was working with Bungie on the music for “Destiny,” was actually composing the score since 2010 ever since the game development started 2009, Activision confirms.

The Final Soundtrack, which was a collaborative work between McCartney and “Halo” composers, Mike Salvatori and Marty O’Donnell will include a 50-minute suite, however O’Donnell was let go from the project “without a cause,” settling out of court for $95,000.

Currently, McCartney is on tour and has recently performed at the Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles.

Destiny is an upcoming online multiplayer first-person shooter video game in a “mythic science fiction” open world setting. It is developed by Bungie and published by Activision. “Destiny” will center on the journey of the Guardians. They are  the last defenders of humanity, who were called to protect Earth’s last city after the planet succumbed from the “Collapse.”

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