PlayStation has made a new signing this week for its creative teams. We talk about Justin E. Bell, Obsidian’s director of audio, who will now become part of the Blue House with the position of Supervising Sound Designer. Bell has worked as a composer on the studio’s acclaimed games (owned by Microsoft) such as The Outer World, Pillars of Eternity Y Grounded, the most recent project. In this way, Bell goes on to collaborate with the teams first-party Sony in the sound section of their projects.
I’ve always wanted to work for PlayStation…
So it’s surreal to announce my new role @PlayStation Studios as a Supervising Sound Designer!
Justin E. Bell leaves Obsidian to bring his music to PlayStation
“I always wanted to work for PlayStation”, Justin E. Bell began writing on his personal Twitter account, where he announced the announcement of his signing. “So it feels surreal to announce my new role at PlayStation Studios as supervising sound designer“In this way, he ended his message by sharing the trailer of the studios. first-party of the brand, adding the following: “Dreams come true folks. What a privilege to join this incredible crew.”
It’s still too early to know which studios or games Justin E. Bell will collaborate with, but we assume we’ll find out in the next few weeks. His departure from the studio comes after Obsidian was acquired by Microsoft in 2018. Among the recent titles of the study we can discover The Outer Worlds, a kind of spiritual successor to his popular Fallout: New Vegas; the how Grounded, an adventure, survival and open world game where players embody characters that have been shrunken, published on PC, Xbox Series X / S and Xbox One.
“I always wanted to work for PlayStation”
Justin E. Bell has also collaborated in other media in addition to the world of video games: he has been a music programmer and musical assistant on television programs Nikita (2010), The Tomorrow People (2013) and Eleventh Hour (2008). However, He is best known for having been in charge of composing the music of Pillars of Eternity, Obsidian’s acclaimed RPG. He also wrote the music for Pillars of Eternity: The White March Part 1 y 2.
Obsidian, meanwhile, is currently working on Avowed– A western-style RPG that leads players into a world of dark and medieval fantasy. It is rumored to be available between 2022 and 2023, and to be larger than The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. We leave you here everything we know about this project.