NEW YORK - September 16th, 2010 - Paradox Interactive is proud to announce the release of the Victoria 2 Original Game Soundtrack composed by Andreas Waldetoft. Now available on iTunes and Amazon, the Official Soundtrack of Victoria 2 contains fourteen beautifully composed classical pieces capturing the spirit of the Victorian day and age, creating a dramatic atmosphere from the dawn of the modern era.
"I have to say that composing Victoria 2 was one of my hardest jobs so far, but also the most gratifying in the end,” said composer Andreas Waldetoft. "The grand playing field the gamers have at their disposal is something I tried to represent in the music. I received a lot of requests to release this soundtrack, so I am very proud to announce that it is now available."
Fans of the soundtrack include Games Relay who noted "One thing about the presentation that immediately makes an impact is the strong musical score.” Hooked Gamers added "The background music is actually outstanding.”
About the composer
The Victoria 2 soundtrack was composed by critically acclaimed Grand Strategy game composer Andreas Waldetoft. Strategy gamers will recognize his work from other original music soundtracks like Europa Universalis 3, Europa Universalis Rome, the Hearts of Iron series and Majesty 2: The Fantasy Kingdom Sim. Read more: www.andreaswaldetoft.com
About Victoria 2
Created by the developers of Europa Universalis and Hearts of Iron, Victoria 2 is set during the colonial era of the 19th century featuring historical gameplay on a map of the entire world. Guide your nation from the era of absolute monarchies in the early 19th century, through expansion and colonization in hopes of becoming a truly great power by the dawn of the 20th century.
Victoria 2 is available in stores and for digital download on all leading digital distribution platforms. Visit www.victoria2.com/game-info/buy-the-game for a complete list of places to purchase the game.
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About Paradox Interactive
Since 1999, Paradox Interactive has been a leading global developer and publisher of PC-based strategy games. World-renowned for its strategy catalog, the company holds a particularly strong presence in the United States and Europe. Its steadily-growing portfolio includes originally developed titles such as the critically acclaimed Europa Universalis and the Hearts of Iron franchises, as well as publishing titles such as the Elven Legacy series, Mount&Blade and Majesty 2. Paradox made an explosive entry onto consoles during 2010 with the release of Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West. For more information, please visit www.paradoxplaza.com and follow http://twitter.com/PdxInteractive