These seem to be the important news that Ludvig Forssell advanced, composer and audio director of Kojima Productions, who has participated in such outstanding works as Death Stranding or Metal Gear Solid V.
After having commented on Twitter yesterday that big news would take place today, lHideo Kojima fans were eagerly awaiting that reveal which has ended up resulting in the abandonment of one of the people most closely linked to Japanese creative.
Ludvig Forssell has returned to Twitter to communicate his departure. The Swedish composer announced his decision to leave the studio after 10 years at Kojima Productions, the top five under the Konami umbrella. What are the goals of the outstanding composer?
It seems that Forssell will look for new projects with complete creative freedom as a freelance composer. At the moment, the musician has participated in great Kojima titles such as Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes, Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain, PT and the recent Death Stranding.
After 10 years working in-house as a Composer / Audio Director at Kojima Productions, I’m excited to announce that I’ll be pursuing my future as a freelance composer.
It’s been a blast! Thanks, KJP! Now, I’m happy to tackle a variety of projects in all types of media. pic.twitter.com/tXWh2ibh12
– Ludvig Forssell (@Ludvig_Forssell) March 31, 2021
The reasons for change of scenery have not been commented, but what is clear is that the expected and mysterious game of Hideo Kojima that has not yet been revealed, will still be hidden for a while. No announcement has been made, but Ludvig Forssell’s departure is more than notorious. Touch keep waiting. For those of you who are fans of the Japanese director, know that Hideo Kojima’s book will receive an English translation at the end of the year.