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Jesper Kyd

Also Known As

  • Jesper Kyd Jakobson

Game Credits


Assassin's Creed: Valhalla (2020)   (Original Music 1)
Borderlands 3 (2019)   ('Finishing Move')
Assassin's Creed: Rebellion (2018)   (Welcome to Kostantiniyye, Byzantium, Crossed Swords, Street Fight, Forum of Ox, The Noose Tightens, Investigation, Nova Roma, No Mistakes, Templar Occupation, On the Attack, Galata Tower, Ambush; Music composed by)
State of Decay 2 (2018)   (Principal Composer)
Warhammer: Vermintide II (2018)   (Music)
Assassin's Creed: Origins (2017)   ('Ezio's Family' originally composed by)
Battle Chasers: Nightwar (2017)   (Music)
Final Fantasy XV: Assassin's Festival (2017)   ('Ezio's Family' Composed by)
The Tower: Assassin's Creed (2017)   ("Ezio's Family" Composed by)
Assassin's Creed Chronicles: India (2016)   ('Ezio's Family Theme')
Assassin's Creed Chronicles: Russia (2016)   ('Project Phoenix')
Robinson: The Journey (2016)   (Music Composition)
Assassin's Creed Chronicles: China (2015)   ('Ezio's Family Theme' by)
Assassin's Creed: Syndicate (2015)   (Original Music Theme "Ezio's Family" composed by)
Darksiders II: Deathinitive Edition (2015)   (Music composed, produced, arranged and programmed by)
State of Decay: Year-One Survival Edition (2015)   (Music Composition)
Warhammer: The End Times - Vermintide (2015)   (Music)
Assassin's Creed: Unity (2014)   ("Ezio's Family" Theme Composed by)
State of Decay: Lifeline (2014)   (Music Composition)
Tales from the Borderlands (2014)   ("Boom Boom")
Tales from the Borderlands: Episode 1 - Zer0 Sum (2014)   ('BoomBoom')
Poker Night 2 (2013)   (Music by)
State of Decay (2013)   (Music Composition)
Assassin's Creed: Revelations - The Lost Archive (2012)   (In-Game Music composed by)
Borderlands 2: Mr. Torgue's Campaign of Carnage (2012)   (Music)
Darksiders II (2012)   (Music Composed by)
SoulCalibur V (2012)   (Guest Music Composer)
Transformers Prime: The Game (2012)   ("Absolute Magnitude")
Transformers: Prime - The Game (2012)   (Composed/Performed by)
Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood (2011)   (Music composed by)
Assassin's Creed: Revelations (2011)   (In-game Music Composed and Produced by)
Forza Motorsport 4 (2011)   (Race music (2 tracks) by)
Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood (2010)   (Music composed by)
Assassin's Creed: Altaïr's Chronicles (2009)   (Music Composers)
Assassin's Creed II (2009)   (Music Composed and Produced by)
Assassin's Creed II (2009)   (Music composed by)
Assassin's Creed II: Discovery (2009)   (Music Composed by)
Borderlands (2009)   (Original Music)
Assassin's Creed (Director's Cut Edition) (2008)   (Music Composed By)
The Chronicles of Spellborn (2008)   (Music Composed by)
The Club (2008)   (The Club Theme Composed by)
Assassin's Creed (2007)   (Music Composed by)
Kane & Lynch: Dead Men (2007)   (Music Composed & Produced by)
Unreal Tournament III (2007)   (Music)
Close Quarters Conflict (2006)   (Main Title Music)
Hitman: Blood Money (2006)   (Music)
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory (2005)   (Cinematics Scored by)
Dance Dance Revolution: Ultramix 2 (2004)   ("Istanbul Café")
Hitman: Contracts (2004)   (Music Composed & Produced by)
Robotech: Invasion (2004)   (Game Music Produced and Composed by)
Brute Force (2003)   (Composers)
Freedom Fighters (2003)   (Music - Composed and Produced by)
Prisms of Light 2 (2003)   (Music by)
Wirtschaftsgiganten: Die Ultimative Collection (2003)   (Music, SFX (Original Version))
Hitman 2: Silent Assassin (2002)   (Music)
Minority Report: Everybody Runs (2002)   (Music Composed by)
LightWeight Ninja (2001)   (Music and Sound Effects)
The Nations: Gold Edition (2001)   (Music, SFX (Original Version))
The Nations (2001)   (Music & SoundFX)
Prisms of Light (2001)   (Music by)
Hitman: Codename 47 (2000)   (Music)
MDK 2 (2000)   (Audio (Interplay))
Messiah (2000)   (Music)
Amok (1996)   (Music)
Scorcher (1996)   (Music & SFX)
The Adventures of Batman & Robin (1995)   (Music & SFX Composer)
Red Zone (1994)   (Music)
Sub-Terrania (1994)   (Music & Sound)
AWS Pro Moves Soccer (1993)   (Music by)
U.S.S. John Young (1990)   (Title music by)

Quality Assurance

Amok (1996)   (Testing)
Scorcher (1996)   (Gametesting)

Creative Services

Scorcher (1996)   (Manual)


Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel! (2014)   (Additional Support from)


Assassin's Creed: Rogue - Remastered (2018)   (Special Thanks)
Assassin's Creed: Rogue (2015)   (Special Thanks)
The Chronicles of Spellborn (2008)   (Audio Thanks)


Borderlands 2 (2014)   (Gearbox Software wishes to acknowledge these individuals and studios that made development contributions to Borderlands 2)
Borderlands 2 (2012)   (Gearbox Software wishes to acknowledge these individuals and studios that made development contributions to Borderlands 2)

Developer Biography

Jesper Kyd Jakobson (born February 3, 1972) is a video game, television and film music composer from Hørsholm, Denmark. Among his best-known works are the soundtracks of Hitman, Assassin's Creed, and Borderlands games. He co-founded Zyrinx and stayed with the company until its demise, after which he moved to New York and worked as a freelance musician. His music for Hitman: Contracts (2004) was awarded the title of Best Original Music by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts in 2005.

Last updated: Jun 22, 2012

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