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[WOTC] Restore Loadout Music
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Oct 17, 2017 @ 10:49am
Oct 17, 2017 @ 10:59am
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[WOTC] Restore Loadout Music

Brings back the Loadout theme from base XCOM 2.

I loved the original loadout music, and whilst I do enjoy the new music, removing the original was a bad move.

I don't wish to remove the new loadout music completely, but the new theme fits more important missions.

Story missions, Avenger defence etc. will be the new loadout music as higher stakes; Resistance/Guerrilla/practically all standard missions etc. will be the restored original soundtrack.

This mod requires the Music Modding System mod to work. I think you will need to start a new game for this to work properly.

Problems I've found, most of which are current limitations of the The Music Modding System mod:

- The Music Modding System, whilst an achievement in itself will currently mess up the mission intro (when your troops are jumping out the back of the Skyranger).
This frequently causes not only an invisible Skyranger but your troops look like they fall slightly into the map (like quick sand).
This has no effect once the mission begins, just a initial graphical error.

- The Music Modding System hasn't yet been updated for WOTC, whilst it works, no new music from WOTC will play (chosen music (before or after activation), lost soundtrack etc.)
Normal battle music will play instead.

- New cutscenes will play correctly with correct music, sometimes you might get the previous soundtrack playing over it (but not frequently).

- If your game lags, the music will too, this is due to how The Music Modding System handles the music through the game now, rather than a separate layer.

To remove, delete your User XCOM2 config folder and unsubscribe to refresh your game (and potentially delete the mod in your workshop files (if not already done by unsubscribing)).
I believe you have to also unsubscribe from the The Music Modding System Mod (and potentially delete the mod in your workshop files (as it remembers...)), you can then re-subscribe to that again if needed.

Thanks to:
RoboJumper for creating the Music Modding System.
E3245 for providing the necessary documentation for creating this mod.
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Sir Fart Face Mar 12 @ 12:56am 
This is awesome. Is it possible in anyway to get the deployment theme? That's the song i really miss. It pumped me up so much :)
Räzz Feb 20 @ 12:23pm 
Awesome! The only mod that been able to fix this amazing soundtrack!
But is there anyway to fix the lag/bug when deploying the Skyranger?
Jay Raynor Dec 20, 2017 @ 6:28pm 
"Frankly I'd love a rotation of the XCOM2 theme, the WOTC theme, and even the XCOM: EU theme. Love em all."

I was going to say this. I do like how this mod uses the WOTC theme for "known big missions", at least. I'm wondering if it's possible to restore the pre-WOTC intro styles? I miss seeing random campaign characters in concealment. The same "Reaper finds Commander" scene is a little...old.
greyden Nov 28, 2017 @ 5:40pm 
F*cking Awesome! thx
EAFPeacemaker Nov 10, 2017 @ 12:38pm 
I remember thinking what happened to the proper music? Yea I loved the first one as well.
Reffy Oct 26, 2017 @ 6:49am 
I guess the loadout music from XCOM 2 is also a bit loud, but it's still better than the WOTC one.

I want to think clearly when selecting my squad before a mission. It's better to have no music than to have the WOTC loadout music.
Battlestar  [author] Oct 23, 2017 @ 9:48am 
@Reffy I presume you mean in general or do you mean in this mod?
Reffy Oct 23, 2017 @ 4:34am 
The WOTC loadout music is too load and obnoxious
yanipheonu Oct 18, 2017 @ 6:58pm 
Frankly I'd love a rotation of the XCOM2 theme, the WOTC theme, and even the XCOM: EU theme. Love em all.
meyerik Oct 17, 2017 @ 9:22pm 
I have 1600 hours in xcom 2, I didnt notice the difference, whoops!