Press Release

Blow Your Rome Trumpet: Expeditions: Rome Is Hosting a Music Contest

When in Rome, record music like all the other competition entrants do.
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

Vindobona, Noricum / Hafnia, Daniae, Novembris XVII., MMXXI: When in Rome, you want it to sound right. Logic Artists has worked together with composer Thomas Farnon, who created music for movies like The Dark Knight Rises, Hacksaw Ridge and Wonder Woman, TV-Shows like The Crown and Sherlock, and games like Assassin's Creed 3 and... Expeditions: Rome. Two orchestras with over 130 musicians and 6 soloists made the compositions come to life - Expeditions: Rome will feature over 75 minutes of music.

Check out the teaser for Making the Music of Rome on YouTube:

If you want to learn more about music and audio in Expeditions: Rome, check out Dev Diary #10:

Music Cover Contest

From November 17th, 2021 at 10 AM EST until December 10th, 2021 4 pm CET, a music contest will be held. The music sheets and full stems for three tracks of Expeditions: Rome's OST are available for download and THQ Nordic is looking for musicians to come up with their own interpretations of the tracks.

Do you want to participate? Here's how to, step by step:
  1. Download the three music sheets here:
  2. Record your cover and upload it to a public platform like YouTube, Soundcloud etc. of your choice
  3. Submit your Cover by posting your link to one of the three Expeditions: Rome social channels until December 10th, 2021 4 pm CET:
  4. Use the #SoundofRome

Three winners will be selected:
  • 1 Winner from the community submissions, selected by the THQN jury
  • 1 Winner from the Influencer submissions, selected by the THQN jury
  • 1 Grand Prize winner from a list of finalists selected from both submission groups, selected by popular vote run on Facebook and Twitter

THQ Nordic will announce the winners live during a special Twitch stream on December 15th, hosted on and contacted directly via the social channel used for the submission.

1 Winner from the community submissions will receive:
  • $500.00 Cash Prize
  • 1 signed piece of Expeditions: Rome music memorabilia
  • One single-use Steam code for Expeditions: Rome upon the game’s release

1 Winner from the influencer submissions will receive:
  • $500.00 Cash Prize
  • 1 signed piece of Expeditions: Rome music memorabilia
  • One single-use Steam code for Expeditions: Rome upon the game’s release

1 Grand Prize Winner from voted by the community from the selected finalists will receive:
  • $1,000.00 Cash Prize
  • 1 signed piece of Expeditions: Rome music memorabilia
  • One single-use Steam code for Expeditions: Rome upon the game’s release
About Expeditions: Rome

The future of Rome is in your hands: what will your legacy be? Take on the role of a young Legatus whose father was murdered by an unknown political opponent, forcing you to escape Rome and take refuge in the military campaign to subdue a Greek rebellion. Step by step, you increase your military prowess, strengthen yourself in the forge of combat, and become the Legatus everyone learns to both respect, and to fear.

In Expeditions: Rome, you exert the will of Rome through your actions across the world stage, from the bright blue coasts of Greece to the deep forests of Gaul. Decide how people will view you, and Rome. Will you strike with an iron fist, or speak with a silver tongue? Will you embrace the political heritage of the Republic, or carve your own path as you navigate the complex politics of the Roman Senate? Every choice matters as you decide the fate of your legion, your close companions, and of Rome itself.

  • Create your own Roman Legatus! Customize your character’s look, gender, class, and skills to match your playstyle and role-playing fantasy
  • Engage in tactical turn-based combat powered by an extensive skill-based action system where every weapon changes your potency on the battlefield
  • Adventure with 5 unique companions discovering their extensive backstories and unique personalities
  • Explore a beautifully realized, colorful world across many different environments, including North Africa, Greece, Gaul, and Rome herself
  • Experience a historically inspired story of political intrigue and personal drama through a fully voiced narrative where choices matter and consequences are far-reaching
  • Level up each character and select from a variety of skills and passive abilities to explore a wide range of tactical options
  • Loot, Craft, and Equip a variety of weapons, armors, and tactical items to customize your game even further, providing a tremendous range of tactical options for each character
  • Lead your legion on 3 extensive war campaigns across Greece, North Africa, and Gaul. Recruit legionaries, improve your warcamp, conquer regions, exploit resources, and defend your territories as you lead your legion to victory
If you want to learn more about Expeditions: Rome visit the official website.

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