Batman: Arkham Origins Soundtrack or Batman: Arkham Origins Original Video Game Score includes 32 songs, and it can be purchased starting October 22, 2013.
Unlike the soundtrack of Batman: Arkham City, the Batman: Arkham Origins OST was composed by Christopher Drake, except for one song, named “The Thieving Magpie”, which is part of the La gazza ladra melodrama by Gioachino Rossini.
The remaining 31 tracks featured in Batman: Arkham Origins Original Video Game Score; however, belong to Christopher Drake, who replaced Nick Arundel and Ron Fish.
As a composer, Christopher Drake is known for his work on multiple scores featured in animated films, such as Batman: Under the Red Hood, Green Lantern: Emerald Knights, Justice League: Doom, Batman: Year One and Batman: The Dark Knight Returns.
Christopher Drake is also the composer of the soundtrack featured in Injustice: Gods Among Us. According to gameinformer, the Batman: Arkham Origins Original Video Game Score was partially inspired by the soundtrack of Die Hard, the action movie released in 1988.
The events in Die Hard and those depicted in Batman: Arkham Origins take place around Christmas; therefore, a large number of tracks include sleigh bells that can be heard in the background. Batman: Arkham Origins is the third installment in the Batman: Arkham franchise.
The video game was developed by Warner Bros. Games Montréal for PC, PlayStation 3, Wii U, and Xbox 360, being published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment.
Batman: Arkham Origins sends players five years before the events that occurred in Batman: Arkham Asylum, allowing them to assume the role of the Dark Knight, and fight against the criminals of Gotham City.
The antagonist in Batman: Arkham Origins is Black Mask who set a reward of $50 million on Batmans head, luring the corrupted officers of Gotham City Police Department, and the most notorious villains and assassins such as Bane, Deadshot, Deathstroke, Firefly and Copperhead.
Other notable characters featured in Batman: Arkham Origins are Joker, the Penguin, Mad Hatter and Barbara Gordon.
Batman: Arkham Origins Original Video Game Score Tracklist
“Arkham Origins Main Titles”
“The Night Before Christmas”
“Black Mask Escapes”
“Batwing Storm Damage”
“The Final Offer”
“Winter Comes to Gotham”
“Carol of the Bells (Joker’s Theme)”
“Can’t You Just Play Along?”
“Merchant Bank Escape”
“Snake in a Box”
“Why Would You Save…Me?”
“The Thieving Magpie”
“I Have Left Enough Life in Him for Some Final Words… If You Hurry”
“Allies” “Electric Chair”
“One of Us Will Die”
“Shadow of the Bat”
“Arkham Origins End Titles”
“Arkham Origins Suite”