This 5 disc original soundtrack features the music used in Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition, the video game released by Nintendo on May 29, 2020 for the Nintendo Switch. Including the 54 tracks that were reborn through new arrangements and the completely new tracks featured in Future Connected, the soundtrack totals at 99 tracks. The tracklist follows the order of the game's story, so it will be easy to experience the journey Shulk and company's journey through the music. The music was composed by an impressive lineup of composers, including Yoko Shimomura, ACE (TOMOri Kudo, CHiCO), Kenji Hiramatsu, Manami Kiyota and Yasunori Mitsuda. The beginning of the Xenoblade Chronicles series is back!
*Tracks that do not have a Definitive Edition version use the audio data from the original version.
|ACE (TOMOri Kudo, CHiCO)|
|Release Date||August 2, 2023|
|Suggested Retail Price||¥5,500 JPY (tax incl.)|
|Single Digital Track SRP||¥250 JPY (tax incl.)
|Digital Album SRP||¥4,500 JPY (tax incl.)
|Product Types||CD (5 discs)|
|DIGITAL (Normal: 44.1kHz / 16bit)|
|Manufactured by||PROCYON STUDIO CO., LTD.|
|Copyright||℗&© 2010-2020 Nintendo / MONOLITHSOFT|
|© 2010 Septima Ley Co., Ltd.|
|© 2020 Septima Ley Co., Ltd.|
|* For information on the Xenoblade Chronicles Original Soundtrack, which includes all of the tracks from the Wii version of Xenoblade Chronicles, please visit this page.|
Yoko Shimomura graduated from the Osaka Junior College of Music with a major in instrumental music (piano). After working for Capcom Co., Ltd. and Square Co., Ltd. (currently Square Enix Co., Ltd.), she has been working as a freelance composer. She works within a wide range of genres, from music with a software-based rhythmical sound to music for large classical orchestras. She is particularly well known for her melodious, moving compositions and her intense, dramatic compositions. Recently, alongside her work composing music, she has also been writing lyrics.
ACE is the Creative Unit formed by TOMOri Kudo and CHiCO
ACE work on music for many projects as lyricists, composers, arrangers and producers. Their major debut was with Universal Music. They have worked on the music in the Xenoblade Chronicles series, the Super Smash Bros. series, Emil Chronicle Online, Atelier Online and many other video games, movies, TV programs and commercial projects. ACE also worked on the music for the Oda Eiichirō Kanshū ONE PIECE Ten "Nakama Shiatā", which attracted 510,000 people in Japan and was also held Taiwan. Recognized both in Japan and overseas, ACE actively participate in a wide range of projects. Their motto is to create music for each individual project from a producer's point of view. TOMOri Kudo has also participated in many projects providing music for artists and as a guitarist. CHiCO has participated as a vocalist in Granblue Fantasy and many other video game music projects and TV theme songs.
Composer, Arranger, Keyboardist
Kenji Hiramatsu was born in Osaka and has been a support keyboardist for artists ever since he was a music school student. At the same time, he works as a synthesizer programmer and sound manipulator. In composition and arrangement, Kenji Hiramatsu is known for his sound design which makes full use of digital equipment and his ardent, heartful and catchy melodies. Alongside the piano and keyboard, he performs a wide range of instruments including the guitar and bass. In the Xenoblade Chronicles series, Kenji Hiramatsu worked on many musical pieces such as "Engage the Enemy", "Counterattack", "Carrying the Weight of Life" and other dramatic pieces, the successive versions of "You Will Know Our Names" and other fiery battle themes including "Mechanical Rhythm", "Still, Move Forward!", "Battle!!/Torna" and "Chain Attack", and field themes such as "Mechonis Field", "Agniratha, Mechonis Capital", "Mor Ardain - Roaming the Wastes -" and "Kingdom of Uraya". Hiramatsu's works include: the Xenoblade Chronicles series, Final Fantasy XV Episode Ardyn, Nobunaga's Ambition: Hadou, TV Anime Infinite Dendrogram, commercials and many other works.
Lyricist, Composer, Arranger, Singer (Solo and Chorus), Music Performer
Manami Kiyota started piano at the age of 4 and grew up with music. After graduating high school, she studied composition and synthesizers at a college of music. In high school and college she also studied classical vocal music and Japanese folk songs. In 2003, she debuted with her first original album Tsukimorino Matsuri. Afterward, she was appointed as vocalist for the FINAL FANTASY SONG BOOK CD “MAHOROBA” (Universal Music), NHK Minna no Uta "Sen no Hana Sen no Sora" (avex) and other songs and their live performances. Currently, Manami Kiyota is involved as a composer in the production of video games, large dome videos, documentaries and other various projects. In the Xenoblade Chronicles series, Manami Kiyota was in charge of many musical pieces such as "Satorl Marsh", "Spirit Crucible Elpys" and "Iris Network". After finishing Xenoblade Chronicles 3, she is now playing the series all the way through for the second time staring with Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition.
Composer, Arranger, Producer
Yasunori Mitsuda was born on January 21, 1972. He joined Square (now Square Enix) in 1992 and debuted as a composer with the release of Chrono Trigger in 1995. After composing the music for Xenogears, he became an independent freelancer in 1998. Three years later, he founded Procyon Studio and became its president. Creating music unbound by genre, Mitsuda currently composes for a variety of media including TV programs, movies, anime, video games, and other media. He also participates in a wide variety of other work such as writing for various publications, providing album production expertise and music to famous musicians, and performing in events and overseeing recording sessions not only within Japan but around the world. Mitsuda's major works include: Chrono Cross, Xenosaga Episode I, Soma Bringer, Soul Sacrifice Delta, Black Butler: Book of Circus, Xenoblade Chronicles 2, Final Fantasy XV Episode Ignis, Irina: The Vampire Cosmonaut, among many other works.
※ Tracks that do not have a Definitive Edition version use the audio data from the original version.