LOTRO's Future Includes New Raid, Mirkwood, And Erebor (And You Can Now Buy Mordor And High Elves With Points!)
The Lord of the Rings Online Executive Producer Dan "Severlin" Ciccolini has written a new producer's letter to fans, detailing the game's future plans and the fabulous Middle-earth destinations players will be traveling to in 2018.
In the post-Sauron era, the Black Book of Mordor represents Standing Stone Games' starting point for telling stories in LOTRO over the coming years. That will continue in Update 22, which sends players to Thranduil's Court, Dale, Laketown, and Erebor early next year. But before all that, we'll get the next raid, The Abyss of Mordath, where players will pursue the mad dwarf-king Váskmun Greytooth and end his quest to recover a lost dwarven ring.
Other upcoming additions include more player housing options, a new instrument (fiddle), and the continuation of avatar updates, with hobbits and dwarves getting the upgraded treatment.
Finally, remember when players were a tiny bit upset about the new high elf race not being included in the Mordor expansion? SSG promised that both the new race and the expansion as a whole would be purchasable with LOTRO Points in the future -- and the future is now! You can get both in the in-game LOTRO store. Also, there's no word on whether the proposed endgame gear in loot boxes controversy is shaping up, but the way things are going lately, SSG is sure to not screw that one up ... right?
About the Author
Jason Winter is a veteran gaming journalist, he brings a wide range of experience to MMOBomb, including two years with Beckett Media where he served as the editor of the leading gaming magazine Massive Online Gamer. He has also written professionally for several gaming websites.
You May Enjoy
World Of Warships Is Rolling Out French Cruisers And More New Content On PC And Consoles
There's a fleet of unique French Cruisers, Azur Lane content, and more coming out soon!By Anthony Jones - 1 day ago
Season 2 Lone Wolves' Launch "Has Been Bumpy," Admits Halo Infinite's Head Of Creative
"We're reviewing options and will have more news to come."By Anthony Jones - 1 week ago
CCP Games Teased An FPS And Mobile Game In The EVE Universe At Fanfest 2022
While not officially announced, more information is coming for both games!By Anthony Jones - 1 week ago
Rocket League's Voice Chat Has Returned, But Not Everyone Is Thrilled As It Comes With Concerns
With the return of team and party chat, how will rocket league monitor their E for everyone platform?By Aspen Pash - 1 week ago
Resident Evil Re:Verse Is Apparently Alive And Might Be Coming To Stadia
Release dates for PS4, PC, and Xbox are still set to 2021, but...By Anthony Jones - 1 week ago
Modern Warfare 2’s DMZ Mode Rumored To Incorporate New Marketplace To Trade Skins And More.
Now players can trade unwanted customizable items.By Aspen Pash - 19 hours ago