DOOM Eternal Composer, Mick Gordon has not been able to keep up with the 59 tracks agreed with id Software for the DOOM Eternal OST, the has forced the company to continue the production with id’s Lead Audio Designer.
In an open letter to fans, Executive Producer, Marty Stratton denies the rumors that Gordon was not given enough time or creative freedom to produce the tracks. Stratton also stands up to the Lead Audio Designer who has been allegedly attacked.
Mick has had near limitless creative autonomy over music composition and mixing in our recent DOOM games, and I think the results have been tremendous… Mick Gordon, edited and “mixed” only 12 of the 59 tracks on the OST – the remainder being edited by our Lead Audio Designer here at id.
What has become unacceptable to me are the direct and personal attacks on our Lead Audio Designer
Stratton explains that DOOM Eternal is a game produced by a lot of enthusiast developers, he ask credit for the many talented people who contributed to the development of the game.
The executive also took the open letter as a perfect opportunity to respond to Mick Gordon claims’ on social media when he said that he doubts working again with id Software.
This was surprising to see, as we have never discussed ending our collaboration with him until now – but his statement does highlight a complicated relationship.
Our challenges have never been a matter of creative differences. Mick has had near limitless creative autonomy over music composition and mixing in our recent DOOM games, and I think the results have been tremendous.
While this is certainly a sad news to hear for DOOM fans as Gordon’s work is flawless, is also true that fans will now cherish even more DOOM Eternal, if you are not acquainted to the game, check here why you should be excited for DOOM Eternal, also take a look at our final verdict on the what it may be the best shooter of this generation.