Amazon to release new Lord of the Rings game

Amazon to release new Lord of the Rings game
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Company promises to bring users back to the world of Middle-earth
Amazon will continue to expand its presence in Middle-earth with a new video game. The corresponding announcement was published on the official website.

It is claimed that the game will be an open-world MMO adventure and will be based "on the beloved stories of the 'Hobbit' and 'The Lord of the Rings' trilogy." The project is still in the early stages of production. Additional details, including release dates, will be announced at a later date.

"We are committed to offering players high-quality games, whether they are original intellectual property or long-loved universes such as 'The Lord of the Rings,'" said Christoph Hartmann, vice president of Amazon Games. - "Our team has long sought to offer players a new perspective on The Lord of the Rings, and we are grateful that Middle-earth Enterprises trusts us with this iconic world. We are also pleased to expand our relationship with the Embracer Group after our Tomb Raider deal last year, as they have proven to be excellent partners."

"The world of Middle-earth continues to be endlessly fertile ground for creativity, and Amazon Games is committed to creating compelling worlds and releasing games for a global audience," added Lee Ginchard, CEO of Freemode Studios. - We're working hard to create an MMO that pays homage to the expansive Middle-earth universe and delights players around the world."

Previously the games in the "Lord of the Rings" series were released by Electronic Arts. So, in 2009 the "Lord of the Rings. Conquest.

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