Learn extra about Hollow Knight’s superb soundtrack, obtainable this week

Hollow Knight, a promising indie Metroidvania being developed in Australia by Team Cherry for PC and Switch, is due for launch quickly – however you’ll have the ability to benefit from the soundtrack from this Friday.

The video, posted by composer Chris Larkin on his YouTube web page, provides some hints of how the gameplay will affect the music in Hollow Knight. “Team Cherry has been very supportive of the idea of using themes and melodies”, Larkin says. The soundtrack options musical strategies extra generally related to opera. “In this game we’re really pushing the piano and the viola as the centerpiece of the score”, he says.

The soundtrack will likely be obtainable on Chris Larkin’s bandcamp page from Friday. Judging from the background snippet within the video above, it’s sounding fairly lovely.

Hollow Knight, which earned AU$57,138 on Kickstarter in 2014, is due for launch on PC very quickly, with a Switch launch to observe after.