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Assassin’s Creed Unity releases November 11 in the US, November 13th in Europe

Assassin’s Creed Unity is set for release on November 11th in the US, November 13th in Europe. The latest of Ubisoft’s flagship series is set in Paris during the 1789 French Revolution. Player’s take on the role of Arno in this installment, a young man set on his course by the loss of those he loves.

Those who love the soundtrack of the game will be excited to know that Ubisoft has released the soundtrack, a Baroque-classical score that composer Sarah Schachner made for the game, digitally through Ubisoft Music and will also release the soundtrack on limited edition vinyl.

An accomplished multi-instrumentalist (violin, cello, guitar, mandolin, voice), Schachner creates a classical soundscape infused with analog pulses for Assassin’s Creed Unity. “The French revolution was an interesting time musically because it was at the beginning of the classical period but there was still some crossover from the baroque era,” explains Schachner. “The missions at Versailles, for instance, reflect more of the overly flourished baroque sound that the aristocracy was reluctant to let go of.”

“The combat music in Unity needed to strike a balance between the methodical and calculated chamber sound of the era while also encompassing the passion and struggle that was at the center of the revolution,” continues Schachner. “As always with the franchise, the player is periodically reminded of the sci-fi modern Abstergo element with low gritty analog synth pulses weaving in and out of the classical soundscape.”

Assassins Creed Unity soundtract artwork

Find out more about Assassin’s Creed Unity at

Buy the soundtracks, Vol 1 & Vol 2, at

Schachner worked on musical scores for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3Far Cry 3Now You See MeIron Man 3  and  Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag, which was nominated for a 2014 BAFTA Award for Best Original Music.

Look for more to come from Schachner in upcoming projects that include the Lionsgate horror thriller  Lazarus  produced by Jason Blum (Paranormal ActivityInsidiousPurge) and starring Olivia Wilde, Mark Duplass, Donald Glover, Evan Peters and Sarah Bolger. Lazarus  premieres in US theaters January 2015.

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