Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales is due out in just a few weeks’ time. The unexpectedly announced standalone RPG will be the first Witcher RPG since The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. CD Projekt Red has now shown nearly an hour of gameplay footage and revealed which regions will feature in the game; Lyria, Rivia, Angren, Aedirn, and Mahakam. Now, Marcin Przybyłowicz, CD Projekt Red’s in-house composer, has shared a sneak peek of the upcoming soundtrack on Twitter.
— Marcin Przybyłowicz (@kwazol) October 16, 2018
The Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales Soundtrack Sneak Peek
It should come as no surprise to fans that Przybyłowicz is composing the soundtrack for Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales. As CD Projekt Red’s Lead Composer, he wrote the soundtracks for both The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings and The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. He is also composing the soundtrack for Cyberpunk 2077. The 1-minute long clip which Przybyłowicz shared on Twitter is extremely reminiscent of the music from The Witcher 3 in particular. It sounds like fans of that game’s soundtrack will have plenty to look forward to!
It’s unknown when CD Projekt Red might be releasing the soundtrack for Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales. Game soundtracks tend to release sometime after the game’s release. However, given that Thronebreaker is a smaller title than a major RPG like The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, it’s possible that the soundtrack won’t be quite as long. As such, it could release sooner. Indeed, it may even release on the same day as the game itself. The original Witcher 3 soundtrack was just over 81 minutes long. (Although a further 84 minutes were added in the Hearts of Stone and Blood and Wine DLC expansions.)
Whatever the case, it should certainly please fans to know that Przybyłowicz is composing the soundtrack, and that CD Projekt Red didn’t task somebody else to work on it. Given that the composer is leading work on the Cyberpunk 2077 soundtrack, it’s feasible that the studio could have handed the smaller project over to another composer. Fortunately, they did not do so.