Music for Games

8 Bit Music for Indie Games

8 Bit Music for Games

Handpicked Royalty Free 8 Bit Music for Games


8 bit music, also known as chiptune music, became a must for a lot of indie game developers working on their old school games. It has become a highly desired genre of game music because it reminds people of the golden era of video games and it perfectly fits those games using pixel art graphics. If you want to add some exciting background 8 bit music to your games and boost the whole experience for the gamers, you just found the perfect music website.

If you are in search of good sources to find the best 8 Bit music for indie games, PlayOnLoop is a great starting point, because we have a lot of chiptunes in one convenient place – our 8 bit music category. You can find and download from there the best music for any genre of game, from platformers to racing games, or from RPGs to shooters. Our vast collection of 8 bit royalty free music for games, can be also used for trailers, intros and endings, animations, cutscenes and so much more.

We have a passion for making 8 bit chiptune music and we have made a lot of it in the past years. Although our game background music loops are very varied and versatile, we try to give them a very consistent sound, based on the same sound that you could hear on games in the arcades, or consoles and computers from the 80s and 90s such as NES, Nintendo Game Boy and Commodore 64.  So you won’t find mixed genres (for example 8 bit sounds mixed with modern EDM music) in our collection. We really want to have a genuine retro game sound for our music!

So, don’t miss out on the opportunity to download true 8 bit music for indie games which will help you to both achieve a true retro feeling and add quality background music in your game. Get your hands on our royalty free 8 bit music, here are some handpicked tracks to get you started:

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Pocket Garden

Happy Video Game 8 Bit Music

Upbeat and joyful video game chiptune with an happy and friendly theme and a punchy and optimistic beat giving the music loop a colorful and lighthearted game feel. Perfect as background for mobile games such as puzzles, card games, retro platformers and much more.

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SID Chiptune Music for Games
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Bomb Carrier

Funny and Groovy Retro Chiptune

A funny and catchy SID / C64 style music theme featuring a powerful beat plus lots of different sounds and techniques such as rapid note cycles. Different melodies and an overall fun and whimsical feel. Perfect for old school games, platformers, puzzle games but also for YouTube and computer related media.

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Brave Worm

8 Bit Music for Game Trailers

Cool and neat little jazzy melody with a swing groove. Good for platform or adventure games.

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Miracle Park

Retro Platformer 8 Bit Music

Easy going, nice and playful videogame tune good for platform and puzzle games.

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SID Chiptune Music for Games
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Smash Bros

Cool Retro Game Music

Cool and bluesy video game chiptune. This background music loop has got plenty of attitude, busy and moving arrangement featuring a punchy bass groove, bouncy percussions and playful melodies all played with true commodore 64 style sounds. Ideal music to use in retro video games, action, arcade and for other media related to the retro computers culture.

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Star Way

Upbeat 8-bit Game Music

A super fun, happy and action-filled video game chiptune with classic NES style sounds, featuring many pulsating grooves, catchy melodic lines and a variety of rhythmic and percussive sounds. This upbeat and funny 8-bit music will be perfect for use in retro video games such as platformers, adventures, puzzle and casual games, dreamy and colorful sceneries and so on.

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