Pre-registration details and a release date have been announced for Lord of the Rings: Rise to War, an upcoming war strategy game for mobile.
Pre-registrations are now open for the next one The Lord of the Rings: Rise To War, a new mobile game that aims to bring the works of JRR Tolkien back to life. The game is slated to launch next month and will take place during the Third Age of Middle-earth, the same time that The Lord of the Rings the trilogy takes place.
The the Lord of the Rings The series has seen several video game adaptations and spinoffs over the years, some more successful than others. As well as titles directly based on movie releases such as the beloved PS2 era The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, fans of The Lord of the Rings have access to a plethora of games involving Middle-earth intellectual property, including The Lord of the Rings: Adventure Card Game, MMORPG Lord of the Rings Online, and the next The Lord of the Rings: Gollum, scheduled for release next year. In addition to games, LOTR fans also have the Amazon TV show coming up in 2022, making the next year an exciting time for Tolkien fans.
The Lord of the Rings: Rise to WarThe release date and pre-registration details have now been confirmed by NetEase Games. The mobile version will arrive on iOS and Android devices on September 23, with pre-registration now open. Those who pre-register will receive an exclusive in-game gift box, including a portrait of The Hobbit Bilbo Baggins. The game will ask players to choose the side of good or bad in a new officially licensed war-focused strategy experience. Players will expand their armies for conquest, and “strategically expand their territory in pursuit of the One Ring.“
See the announcement on Twitter here.
According to the Lord of the Rings the players choose the side of good or bad, they will be responsible for building communities or bands. The Lord of the Rings: Rise to War will use a tile-based map to make it easier for players to conquer and expand territory as they design the best attack and defense strategies against their enemies. Combat on the battlefield will see players gain or lose new territory, making plans of attack a primary focus for the mobile title. The game promises to be a faithful interpretation of the fictional kingdom of Arda and has already confirmed a number of the trilogy’s most iconic characters, including Aragorn and Elrond.
Lord of the Rings: Rise to War ‘Simulated War should appeal to Tolkien fans who enjoy the epic full-scale battles of the series, which could well translate into a mobile strategy game. The title could be the perfect game to see fans move on to the next big the Lord of the Rings release of the game. Those who wish to pre-register can find the game through the App Store, Google Play Store, Galaxy Store, or through the game’s official website.
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Source: NetEase Games
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