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The Lord of the Rings: Rise to War Is an Officially Licensed Strategy Title Based on the Hit Franchise, Launching on September 23rd

If you’ve been looking for a reason to dive back into Middle-earth this month, the officially licensed geo-strategic seasonal wargame, The Lord of the Rings: Rise to War, might just be what you’ve been waiting for. Based on the trilogy of books by J.R.R. Tolkien and furnished with elements from OSCAR®-winning film adaptations by Peter Jackson, the mobile strategy title is launching soon on September 23rd, so there’s still time to pre-register to score a special gift pack from NetEase Games and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment at launch.

Side with good or with evil in this brand-new adventure across Arda. Pick a faction from Gondor, Rohan, Lothlórien, Erebor, Mordor and Isengard, then build your army using both old and new characters from the beloved IP. Your choices will have lasting consequences throughout the narrative, and combat is as gripping as ever with the rich tile-based systems.

The Lord of the Rings: Rise to War will be available to download on the App Store, Google Play and Galaxy Store as a free-to-play game with in-app purchases. Can’t wait until the launch on the 23rd? Then the Devs in the Tavern series from the game’s official YouTube channel should satisfy your thirst for all things LOTR.