Wayô Records presses Metal Slug X vinyl soundtrack album

Jerry on 2021-10-05
Wayô Records has pressed the soundtrack for developer SNK Corporation's Metal Slug X on vinyl, with shipping estimated for mid-October. Music for the sprite-based, run-and-gun platformer is by Takushi Hiyamuta.

Debuting in 1999 for the Neo Geo MVS, the enhanced modification of Metal Slug 2 eliminated previous instances of slowdown, and substitutes the time of day, enemy count and background music on various stages.

Metal Slug X stars the Peregrine Falcon Strike Force and centers on their battles against both the tyrannical General Morden and a hostile army of extraterrestrials. The protagonists of the original title are now aided by two additional female playable characters, Eri Kasamoto and Fiolina Germi.

Preorders are also open at Brooklyn-based record label Ship to Shore, Light in the Attic in Seattle, Black Screen Records in Germany, and HighScore Records in France.


Arcade Archives' Metal Slug X port is available for Windows, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Metal Slug X for Windows, Mac and Linux is available through GOG. SNK's 18-track digital soundtrack is streaming on Amazon Music Unlimited, Spotify and Apple Music. From the product page:
The iconic soundtrack from the legendary game Metal Slug X for the first time as a stand-alone release in vinyl format, for the 25th Anniversary of the legendary SNK game series! Go Peregrine Falcon Squads...
Wayô Records - Metal Slug X (Vinyl Collector Edition)

Ship to Shore - Metal Slug X (Vinyl)

Light in the Attic - Metal Slug X (Vinyl)

Black Screen Records - Metal Slug X (Vinyl)

HighScore Records - Metal Slug X (Vinyl)

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