The composer behind Fashionable Warfare 2 has introduced that she’s terminating her involvement with the game. In a press release posted to Twitter, Sarah Schachner stated that, owing to an “more and more difficult” working dynamic with MW2’s audio director, she’s unable to proceed engaged on the music and soundtrack launch for MW2 and Warzone, so she’s washing her fingers of the entire thing.

Schachner was additionally the composer for 2019’s Name of Obligation: Fashionable Warfare and Name of Obligation: Infinite Warfare, however now says she “can not proceed to compose music for MW2/Warzone”. Schachner says that her working relationship with the video games’ audio director has reached such a low stage in latest months that she longer sees “any path ahead” for her work on MW2 and Warzone.

It appears like disagreements over the soundtrack launch have been a serious source of pressure. Though the soundtrack launch was labored on by Schachner, mixer Frank Wolf, and producer Mike Dean (who’s labored with such luminaries as The Weeknd and FKA Twigs), Schachner writes that her most well-liked soundtrack masters are one thing which “sadly, you’ll by no means get to listen to”. As a substitute, “What might be launched on the soundtrack is just not my inventive intent with regard to mixing and mastering,” says Schachner.

“I wish to acknowledge the unbelievable laborious work of the audio staff as a complete,” Schachner writes in her conclusion, “and I hope you continue to get pleasure from it as a result of I put a lot work and energy into it”. However whether or not you get pleasure from it or not, Schachner’s getting out of right here. She writes, by means of conclusion, that she feels “a accountability to the followers to stay genuine in my strategy with the game and its sound which I’ve been a part of creating for a few years”.

It is an unlucky flip of occasions, particularly since MW2 is basically moderately good certainly—its baffling UI apart—and its soundtrack and audio design play an enormous half in that. Nonetheless, with a resume that features Murderer’s Creed and Name of Obligation, it appears fairly doubtless you will be listening to Schachner’s work once more in a game earlier than too lengthy.