Hans Zimmer game for 'Call of Duty'

Oscar winner will take on his first video game project

NEW YORK -- Oscar winner Hans Zimmer is writing music for his first video game-only project, scoring the soundtrack for "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2," one of the year's most anticipated releases.

The sequel to the first-person action best-seller "Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare" comes from Activision Blizzard's Infinity Ward studio and hits stores Nov. 10.

Zimmer's Gorfaine/Schwartz Agency confirmed the project.

Zimmer's film resume includes "The Dark Knight," "Pirates of the Caribbean," "Gladiator," "Rain Man" and "Driving Miss Daisy." He won an Oscar in 1995 for "The Lion King." Upcoming movie work includes "Sherlock Holmes" and "Inception."