Free Music for Your Video Game

Music for video games is immensely important. It sets the mood of the world you’ve created and guides players as they advance through the game.

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". . . music in video games has proven to be the difference between a defining emotional climax reaching its full splendor, and what would have otherwise been [a] captivating moment achieving the poignancy of a dried tomato . . .”  — Lachlan Vass, “The Role of Music in Video Games”

Unfortunately, music is often a forgotten aspect of crafting a video game experience. So much goes into gameplay, art design, storyboarding, and other activities that music can be left behind.

Don’t believe music makes a big difference? See how music changes this well-known movie scene.

The message here: find the right music for your game! Your users will thank you for it!

Here is a list of places to start. Pay careful attention to each site individually. They may have different definitions of “free to use.”

Free music for video games

If you have a suggestion for a free music resource, please send us a tweet @BugSplatCo. We’d love to add your resource to our list.

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