EA is announcing a new Lord of the Rings mobile game in collaboration with Middle Earth Enterprises, but not much is known yet.
the Lord of the Rings has seen many video game adaptations with mobile games like The Lord of the Rings: Rise to War being the franchise’s newest foray into the medium. EA has announced that it is working on a new the Lord of the Rings mobile game in collaboration with Middle-Earth Enterprises.
the Lord of the Rings video games aren’t too hard to find these days with Shadow of Mordor and The Lord of the Rings online like some of the most notable. Mobile games with the theme of the Lord of the Rings Over the years, the franchise has varied from trivia to pinball and then real-time strategy games as technology has advanced on mobile phones.
Electronic Arts has announced the creation of a new the Lord of the Rings mobile game. The game will be free and will be called The Lord of the Rings: Heroes of Middle-earth. EA hasn’t revealed many details about the game other than its title, an image, and that the game will be made in partnership with Middle-Earth Enterprises. According to Fredrica Drotos, Head of Brand and Licensing for Middle-Earth Enterprises, the game will be “uniquely inspired by Middle-earth as depicted in the literary works of JRR Tolkien”. It will also apparently feature a wider roster of characters from The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, turn-based combat, deep collection systems, immersive storytelling, competitive play, and even battles across many stories known from Tolkien’s works. There is no release window yet.
This mobile game will be the newest addition to the franchise’s vast foray into the medium. The aspects revealed for this game in this announcement are very ambitious but exciting for the franchise. The partnership between EA and Middle-Earth Enterprises looks very promising and will give EA a chance to give fans a deeper look into the world of Middle-earth. This will add to what the new rings of power The prequel show could bring to the lore when it releases later this year.
This news comes as fans are already anticipating a new game centered around the Gollum character to be released this year. The world of Middle-earth has been explored in other video games like Shadow of Mordor that extended beyond the stories depicted by the films.
Fans are well invested and dedicated to this historic fantasy franchise, even recreating the Lord of the Rings locations in Minecraft. Tolkien’s vast universe has so much to explore and there’s so much potential for more stories to be told. This new mobile game is a perfect opportunity to continue this journey through Middle-earth and expand the already beloved universe.
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