Amazon Game Studios Is Working On A Free-to-play MMO Based On The Lord of The Rings

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The multinational tech and e-commerce giant Amazon bought the rights to a multi-season Lord of the Rings TV adaptation back in November of 2017 and now it is taking the epic high fantasy novel series further than ever in the gaming market. Amazon Game Studios has announced that they are creating a new free-to-play MMO game based on the Lord of The Rings. This is not to be confused with the 2007 MMO The Lord of The Rings Online which is currently developed and published by Turbine. According to press information, the game will give “a new immersive experience for epic exploration of the vast world of Tolkien”.

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New World

New World is an upcoming MMORPG or ‘massively multiplayer online role-playing game’ by Amazon Game Studios set in pre-colonial and colonial period of the Americas. In this version of the world, the supernatural is real. The developers describe the game in a horror-like fashion. New World is emphasized to be open ended and sandbox in nature, specifically being able to choose to live on your own or join with other players to build villages, towns and forts.

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Developer: Amazon Game Studios
Publisher: Amazon Game Studios
Type: MMORPG
Model: Buy-to-play
Platform: PC
Engine: Lumberyard
PvP: TBA
PvE: TBA
Status: In Development
Release Date: TBD

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