Recently, details on Amazon’s Lord of the Rings MMO have been released. Amazon revealed the MMO was in development all the way back in 2018. A release in documents by LE YOU Tech has highlighted a timeframe in which the game will be released.
While these dates may change, it gives a great indicator of the timeframe in which the game will be out. We’ve taken the most important information from the document relating to the release and development of the game. A closed Beta will apparently be playable with limited access on September 30th, 2020. While an open Beta will arrive on January 1st, 2023. Therefore Lord of the Rings fans are going to have to be patient. However, with the Amazon Lord of the Rings TV show in development. Lord of the Rings fans have a lot to look forward to!
The One MMO to Rule Them All
The document highlights the production schedule for the game stating:
“Draft of complete-game lore and narrative” will be completed by June 1st, 2020. Perhaps we could expect to see some information revealed closer to the date. However, the production schedule states that “First Pass on races and classes have already been completed. As early as June 8th 2020, meaning it could take a while before we see any actual art or more information.
Potential Lord of the Rings MMO Release Date
The document states that the game will be available on Xbox One, PS4, and PC. However, it does not mention next-gen consoles but a release on PS5 and Xbox Series X/S should be expected. It should be noted that this information could be subject to change. So information should be a general ballpark not specifically on the date specified. COVID has an impact on many industries and the entertainment industry is no exception.
The release date for the Xbox One, PS4, and expected current-gen consoles could fluctuate. As a result of the document stating the commercial launch of the Lord of the Rings MMO. Will be within (12) months after the start of PC Open Beta” for both Xbox One and PS4, an unspecific time window.
Lord of The Rings Games to play in the Meantime
If you are a fool of a Took who cannot wait for the Lord of the Rings MMO game. There are many LOTR games you could play in the meantime. For example Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor ( Get the GOTY edition for only 4$ here (Digital PC STEAM )) or here (Physical copy PS4) and Middle Earth: Shadow of War(Get the Definitive Edition for only 7$ here (Digital PC STEAM ) or here (Physical copy PS4). Developed by Monolith Productions offers fun gameplay and cool features such as the nemesis system. While shedding light on some LOTR lore that hasn’t been explored on-screen.
Furthermore, why not try a more light-hearted experience with the Lego: Lord of the Rings (for ONLY 2$ here PC Steam ) and Lego: Hobbit. Developed by Traveller’s Tales, the Lego games are great to play with friends and always get a chuckle out of the player. For their whimsical and silly comedy.
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