Get ready, gamers! This just in: OneRepublic is joining forces with the Assassin’s Creed franchise to drop a new single titled Mirage (for Assassin’s Creed Mirage) featuring Mishaal Tamer. Mark your calendars for September 22 when this epic collab hits digital platforms.
First-Time Collab and Grammy Glory
This collaboration marks the first time Assassin’s Creed has joined forces with a top 50 global artist. Let’s not forget, Assassin’s Creed scored a Grammy Award for its musical prowess this year. Now that’s leveling up in the gaming music scene.
The Creative Minds Behind the Track
Ryan Tedder, the frontman of OneRepublic, co-wrote the song with inspiration pulled directly from the Assassin’s Creed Mirage game. The track even samples tunes from the game’s original score, crafted by Brendan Angelides and Layth Sidiq. Tedder is not just into beats, but also a fan of the game series, adding an authentic flair to the collab.
Fresh Voices in the Mix
Adding to the multi-layered sonic landscape is Mishaal Tamer, an emerging Saudi artist who recently opened for OneRepublic’s Summer European Tour 2023. His musical vibe blends elements of Arab music with K-pop, Indie rock, and Urban Latino, making the track an aural treat for fans of diverse genres.
Assassin’s Creed Mirage: A Special 15th Anniversary Game
Ubisoft Bordeaux is the studio behind Assassin’s Creed Mirage, a game developed in celebration of the franchise’s 15th anniversary. The title offers players a rich narrative and action-adventure experience set against a medieval Middle Eastern backdrop. Get ready to assume the role of Basim, a street-savvy thief on a quest for justice and answers. The game is set to launch on October 5, 2023, on multiple platforms with pre-orders already live.
Ryan Tedder expressed his excitement, stating, “This was a definite pinch myself moment,” while Mishaal Tamer considers the opportunity a “dream come true.” Both artists share a deep appreciation for the Assassin’s Creed series, which resonates in their collaboration.
So there you have it, G-LYFE Nation! OneRepublic, Assassin’s Creed, and Mishaal Tamer are about to serve up something legendary for your playlists. Be sure to stay tuned for the single’s release on September 22 and the game’s launch on October 5. Game on!
Platforms: PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Microsoft Windows