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If Gollum and The Rings Of Power is not sufficient, there’s a brand new Lord of the Rings recreation coming from Weta Workshop

Lord of the Rings followers needs to be glad, as Wētā Workshop is formally engaged on a brand new recreation set within the Middle-earth universe.

Private Division introduced the information as we speak (August 15) and might be on publishing duties for the as-of-yet unnamed title. Last yr, a job advert for a producer position at Wētā Workshop was marketed, which was alleged to be for a brand new venture primarily based on a “main worldwide IP.” It looks as if that IP is actually Lord of the Rings, which makes plenty of sense contemplating the studio actually labored on the results of the unique movies.

The press launch famous that the sport remains to be in “early growth,” and does not at the moment have a launch date, however is seemingly anticipated to launch throughout Take Two’s Fiscal yr 2024.

“We are thrilled to accomplice with Wētā Workshop to publish a recreation set in such a unprecedented and celebrated universe,” mentioned chief technique officer at Take-Two Interactive and head of Private Division Michael Worosz in a press release saying the information. “The Lord of the Rings IP is dwelling to so many outstanding tales, and no entity is healthier geared up than the staff at Wētā Workshop to create a particular, new Middle-earth gaming expertise.”

Head of interactive at Wētā Workshop Amie Wolken additionally expressed pleasure on the alternative to create a brand new recreation set on the planet of Middle-earth, “particularly one which’s so totally different from what followers have performed beforehand.” Wolken continued to say “As followers ourselves, we’re excited for players to discover Middle-earth in a method they by no means have earlier than, and introduce new followers to the magic of The Lord of the Rings.”

This clearly is not the one Lord of the Rings recreation in growth for the time being. We have been anticipating The Lord of the Rings: Gollum to launch this yr, however late final month it noticed a delay by “a number of months,” so at the moment it’s and not using a launch date.

Then there’s the free-to-pay cell recreation from EA, which feels like it’s going to doubtlessly be a Lord of the Rings gacha recreation. This makes the unnamed title from Wētā Workshop the third title primarily based on the IP to be within the works, so Lord of the Rings followers undoubtedly have lots to sit up for.



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