FromSoftware announced that its mecha action series is getting a massive OST with Armored Core Original Soundtrack 20th Anniversary Box featuring 20 discs and 394 tracks from across the series.
Here’s a trailer for the 20th anniversary soundtrack.
The original soundtrack features BGM from the following titles along with their Japanese release dates:
- Armored Core (September 1997)
- Armored Core: Project Phantasma (December 1997)
- Armored Core: Master of Arena (February 1999)
- Armored Core 2 (August 2000)
- Armored Core 2: Another Age (April 2001)
- Armored Core 3 (April 2002)
- Armored Core 3: Silent Line (January 2003)
- Armored Core Nexus (March 2004)
- Armored Core: Mobile Mission (May 2004)
- Armored Core: Nine Breaker (October 2004)
- Armored Core: Formula Front [PSP] (December 2004)
- Armored Core: Formula Front [PS2] (March 2005)
- Armored Core: Last Raven (August 2005)
- Armored Core Mobile 2 (October 2005)
- Armored Core: Formula Front International [PSP the Best] (November 2005)
- Armored Core 4 (December 2006)
- Armored Core Mobile 3 (January 2007)
- Armored Core Mobile 4 (February 2008)
- Armored Core for Answer (March 2008)
- Armored Core V (January 2012)
- Armored Core: Verdict Day (September 2013)
18 discs will feature BGM from the above titles. There will also be a “Special Disc vol. 1 – Armored Core: Verdict Day’s DLC music” and “Special Disc vol. 2 ‘Outtakes & Remix version Music” as extras on the side.
A visual book “The 20-year History of Armored Core” featuring CG art and mecha design from across the series in 240 pages will also come included alongside a set of “Company & Organization Emblem Sticker Sheets,” all in an Original Disc Case & Box.
The Armored Core Original Soundtrack 20th Anniversary Box releases in Japan on November 1, 2018 for 18,500 yen. You can pre-order it on Amazon Japan. A limited edition version featuring the original designs of the first Armored Core’s main unit “XCA-00/Anfang” for “CD Reco” (CDRI-W24AI2/AC) is also available for 29,800 yen plus tax on Amazon Japan.
In other Armored Core news, FromSoftware president Hidetaka Miyazaki hinted at a possible new Armored Core development.