The Lord of the Rings, an iconic book series turned into a legendary movie series, is coming to the big screen. Electronic Arts has partnered with Middle-earth Enterprises to develop a new free-to-play mobile game based on the LoTR universe. Also Read – EA’s Next Football Game Might Ditch The FIFA Brand In Favor Of EA Sports FC
The name of the game is The Lord of the Rings: Heroes of Middle-earth. It will be a Collectible Role-Playing Game (RPG) that brings the fantastical world of The Lord of the Rings in the form of a strategic, socio-competitive experience. The Lord of the Rings: Heroes of Middle-earth is expected to enter limited regional beta testing this summer. Also Read – Microsoft, EA, Epic Games, Activision Blizzard Stand With Ukraine; suspended sales and service in Russia
The Lord of the Rings: Heroes of Middle-earth will feature turn-based combat, deep collection systems, and a wide range of characters from across the vast universe of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit. Players will be able to fight through iconic stories from the world of Tolkien and take on the fight against the evils of Middle-earth. Also Read – Ukraine Crisis: EA Removes Russian Teams From Video Games FIFA 22, NHL 22
The Lord of the Rings: Heroes of Middle-earth is the first mobile game developed by EA inspired by the stories, locations, characters and lore from the literary works of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit.
“We are incredibly excited to partner with The Saul Zaentz Company and Middle-earth Enterprises on the next generation of mobile roleplaying games,” said Malachi Boyle, vice president of mobile roleplaying at Electronic Arts. “The team is full of fans of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit and each day they bring their tremendous passion and talents together to deliver an authentic experience to players. The combination of high-fidelity graphics, cinematic animations and stylized art immerses players in the fantasy of Middle-earth, where they will face off against their favorite characters.”
“We are thrilled to be working with EA once again, this time to bring a mobile game exclusively inspired by Middle-earth as depicted in the literary works of JRR Tolkien to their fans,” said Fredrica Drotos, Chief Brand & Licensing Officer at SZC. Middle-earth companies. “It is an honor to work with the talented team at Capital Games, whose knowledge and love of tradition is palpable throughout.”