Famed Halo, Destiny Composer Fired From Bungie “Without Cause" [Update: Bungie Comments]
Posted on Thursday, April 17 @ 10:30:00 PST by Alex_Osborn
[Update] Bungie has since spoken out regarding the departure of O'Donnell, reaffirming the fact that Destiny is still on track and "close to shipping."
Bungie COO Pete Parsons confirmed to Eurogamer that Marty's music will very much be in Destiny and will satisfy fans, telling the outlet:
I think the Bungie fanbase is going to look forward to hearing Marty's music, Mike Salvatori's music, C. Paul's music and Paul McCartney's music in the game. That's going to be exciting for people. It's going to be a great, fantastic experience.Destiny is set for release on September 9th for Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, and PS4.
[Original] Marty O'Donnell, the genius composer behind the harrowing music of Halo and the upcoming Destiny, has been let go from Bungie after having worked with the studio for over a decade.
According to O'Donnell, he was sacked "without cause." He explained on Twitter:
Bungie community manager David Dague addressed O'Donnell's departure in a post on the studio's official blog, saying:
I for one hope the folks over at 343 Industries are banging on his door right now. The fanboy in me would love for him to return to the Halo franchise.
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