Chrono Cross composer Yasunori Mitsuda unveils a new project


In a message to fans, renowned video game soundtrack composer Yasunori Mitsuda teases a new upcoming project. Mitsuda notes that the project will likely be announced next month, in February 2022. Additionally, the new announcement will be “the first announcement,” possibly hinting at multiple announcements in the near future. It is not confirmed if Yasunori Mitsuda’s new project will be a video game or something related to music.

Mitsuda thanked fans for wishing him a happy birthday. While he lamented that he was unable to respond to each person’s message, he said he would kindly respond through his work. Specifically, Mitsuda said that “if they’re quick enough (or if they’re lucky)” the first announcement will happen in February. Interestingly, this isn’t the first time Mitsuda has teased a major announcement in the same way.

Yasunori Mitsuda is a popular composer who worked on the stopwatch series of games, as well as Xenogears and Another Eden. Mitsuda worked at Square until 1998, when he became a freelance composer and started his own music production studio. Since then, Mitsuda has worked on games like Final Fantasy XV: Episode Ignis and Xenoblade Chronicles 2. He has also contributed to anime soundtrack compositions, such as for the black butler and Inazuma Eleven series.

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