"World of Warcraft Composer Neal Acree had a really strong year in 2016 and distinguished himself as one of those names that video game music afficionados should recognize and repeat. From his work on Overwatch (including its now-iconic Victory theme) to the World of Warcraft: Legion soundtrack to the incredibly moving main theme to Revelation Online Acree ends the year with several hits under his belt -- and now an award, too."
Varèse Sarabande released Neal Acree's score to Revelation Online digitally on April 29 and on CD May 27, 2016. Revelation, only the second game score to join Varèse' distinguished catalog of film soundtracks earned the Global Music Award (Game Music and Original Score), the Scorecast Genius Choice Vote Award, and was nominated for a Game Audio Network Guild Award as “Best Instrumental.”
Overwatch, Blizzard Entertainment's first new IP in 17 years was released today and with it the highly anticipated soundtrack by Derek Duke, Neal Acree, Sam Cardon and Cris Velasco.
Neal Acree's critically acclaimed score to the Chinese fantasy game Revelation Online recently won the 2015 BSOSpirit Jerry Goldsmith Award for "Best Score: Video Game". Revelation Online is also nominated for a BSOSpirit Goldspirit Award at the MOSMA Film Music Festival in Malaga, Spain.