The Inception and Dark Knight composer worked with the music team at Crytek to develop a dramatic tone for the game.
"I was drawn to Crysis 2 because of Crytek's passion for the project and the world they created," said Zimmer. "And I am very happy with the outcome of our collaboration."
Set three years after the first game, Crysis 2 sees New York City evacuated after an alien invasion.
Earlier this week, the multiplayer demo for the title launched on PlayStation 3, after releasing on Xbox 360 and PC last month.
Crysis 2 will be available on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC from next week in North America and Europe.
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