ABZÛ trailer shows off Austin Wintory's magical musical score

abzu-logoABZÛ is a gorgeous looking game that invokes thatgamecompany's award-winning Journey, but that's not the only connection between the two titles that exists. Giant Squid and 505 Games have confirmed that Austin Wintory, who was nominated for a GRAMMY for Journey, will be lending his composition talents to the upcoming underwater adventure.

With both Matt Nava, the Art Director of Journey, and Austin Wintory working on ABZÛ, we're hoping for great looking and sounding things from the new release.

See the new music trailer below and read on for additional info.

ABZÛ Music Trailer:

ABZÛ launches for the PS4 and PC on August 2nd.

Giant Squid and 505 Games debut a new trailer spotlighting the deeply moving music of GRAMMY-nominated composer, Austin Wintory, for their highly acclaimed underwater adventure game, ABZÛ, launching August 2nd on Playstation 4 and PC via STEAM.

Wintory, best known for his GRAMMY-nominated work on Journey, teams up with creative director Matt Nava again to bring together their extraordinary talents.  The latest trailer captures the passion and emotion driving the music of ABZÛ, one of the most anticipated videogame scores of the year.  Each musical chord is perfectly synchronized to the visually stunning gameplay footage depicting the mysterious and awe-inspiring life of the ocean. Wintory’s soothing music and artistic sensibility immerse players further into the serenity of the underwater experience set alongside the emotionally moving narrative of wonder and exploration.

ABZÛ is an epic descent into the depths of the sea where players explore the mystery and wonder of the ocean. As ‘the Diver,’ players will uncover their true connection to the ocean, as the world around them begins to unlock its secrets. Fluid swimming controls allows the Diver to interact with lush kelp forests; thousands of fish and hidden worlds, which await her on her quest.

ABZÛ will be available via digital download on August 2nd on PSN (PS4) and PC via STEAM.  Players can pre-order ABZÛ ahead of its release HERE.