On this week’s show we find out that Amazon Game Studio will be working with Leyou on the previously announced new F2P Lord of the Rings MMO but what does that mean for LOTRO, UK may not consider lootboxes gambling, and new studios could be opened under 2 large companies…but what will they work on? All that and more on this week’s Free to Play Cast!

Discussion Timestamps:

02:16 Amazon Game Studio Partners with Leyou On Lord of the Rings MMO
21:00 Good News for EA on Lootboxes?
27:21 New Studios with Unknown Projects
34:32 Weekly Bombs (DA-Bomb / A-Bomb)
42:49 Questions and Answers of the Week

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Free-To-Play Cast is the official podcast (and videocast) of MMOBomb.com about free to play multiplayer online games. Free-To-Play Cast takes on the week’s biggest news with plenty of opinion, weekly bombs, community feedback, guests, laughs thrown in for good measure and much more. Have fun and expect a new episode next week!

Mike "Magicman" Byrne has been a part of the MMOBomb family for years and serves as the site's current Editor-in-Chief. His love for MMOs and gaming in general has led him to covering games for numerous websites including Gamebreaker TV and XIV Nation where he proudly displays his fanboy flag for FFXIV:ARR.


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