Lord of the Rings Online is running a beta program before it releases as a free-to-play title later this summer! We've obtained beta keys and are giving users 1,000 Turbine Points to spend in the LOTRO shop! During the beta players will be given free-reign to explore the online re-creation of the world brought to life by J.R.R Tolkien, including hideous monsters, minions of Sauron, 4 races with 9 available classes, and hundreds of locations including the most recent addition to the game; Mirkwood.
- Live the Legend: Join the only massively multiplayer online game based on the beloved fantasy universe of J.R.R. Tolkien and adventure through renowned places like the Shire, Moria, Lothlórien, and now the deadliest of forests – Mirkwood.
- Massive Content: Advance to level 65 with thousands of character customization possibilities. 4 races, 9 classes, 10 professions, 7 vocations, plus over 1,000 titles, skills and traits. Over 3,500 monsters and more than 700 authentic landmarks in nearly 85 million square meters of Middle-earth!
- Wield Legendary Power: Design and create legendary items as renowned as Bilbo’s Sting! Your hero’s gear will evolve and grow in power along with you, leading to truly unique end-game items!
- Join Epic Battles On-Demand: Jump into battle with the new Skirmish system. Skirmishes offer endless action in randomized instances for 1 to 12 players. Create and lead your own customizable soldier into battle, training him to greater skill as you earn victories against the forces of shadow. Stand and fight wherever violence erupts with the Skirmish Join feature, which lets you and your friends instantly travel to the fight from anywhere in Middle-earth.
- Monster Battles: Fight for the dark side with monster play, the revolutionary monster vs. player (PvMP) combat feature, now with Artifact Control and a live online leader board to showcase your achievements.
- Forge a fellowship: Meet thousands of other players on the edge of a blade to battle the ravenous hordes of the Dark Lord Sauron—a fellowship of adventure awaits you online!
- Achieve Greatness: Embark on more adventures and battle more monsters; learn to fish and craft; develop individual traits and reputations, and even buy houses to decorate them with trophies, artwork and more!
For more information visit LOTRO.com