Good morning everyone, and welcome to our long-expected party – as of 8:30 AM Eastern, The Lord of the Rings Online™: Shadows of Angmar™ has launched!
The Lord of the Rings Online™: Shadows of Angmar™ Launches
The Most Anticipated MMO of the Year Now Available
WESTWOOD, MA and CHICAGO, IL – April 24, 2007 -- Turbine, Inc. and Midway Games Inc. (NYSE: MWY) announced today that The Lord of the Rings Online™: Shadows of Angmar™ is now available for purchase across North America. The game is the first and only massively-multiplayer online game based on the Books of J.R.R. Tolkien. In development for over four years, the game opens up the mystical world of Middle-earth and creates the opportunity for endless adventure.
We’ve also just posted an Overview for LOTRO’s Music System, for those of you who may be rudely delayed from launch by such mundane duties as work or school:
Game Systems: Music Overview
If music be the food of love, play on! Learn about LOTRO’s unique in-game player-generated music system.
As you can imagine, this is a proud day for all of us here on the LOTRO Team, and we are delighted to share the excitement with you, our community. Not content to rest on its laurels for even one moment of course, the Team is already busily preparing LOTRO’s first free content update, Shores of Evendim, set for launch in June (http://www.lotro.com/article/327)!
It’s official – welcome to Middle-earth!