The Californian company Electronic Arts announced in a press release its association with Middle-earth Enterprises, a division of The Saul Zaentz Company. From this will be born a new free video game for mobile devices, The Lord of the Rings: Heroes of Middle-earth, a role-playing game that will be based on the fantasy and adventures of JRR Tolkien’s books: The Lord of the Rings .
Game dedicated to fans of Middle-earth texts
All fans, as well as new audiences, will be able to immerse themselves in this new strategic competitive-social experience. This opus will be the new IP for EA’s mobile games portfolio.
“We are extremely excited to partner with The Saul Zaentz Company and Middle-earth Enterprises on this next generation of mobile RPGs,” said Malachi Boyle, vice president of mobile RPGs at Electronic Arts. “The team is full of Lord of the Rings and Hobbit fans, and every day they unite their immense passion and talent to deliver an authentic player experience. The combination of high-fidelity graphics, animated cutscenes, and polished art will immerse Middle-earth fans in the fantasy where they can battle their favorite characters. »
“We are thrilled to be working with EA again, this time to bring fans a mobile game uniquely inspired by Middle-earth, as depicted in the literary works of JRR Tolkien,” said Fredrica Drotos, Director of trademark and licensing for Middle-earth Land Enterprises of SZC. “It is an honor to work with the talented team at Capital Games, whose knowledge and love of tradition is evident throughout. »
The Lord of the Rings: Heroes of Middle-earth will feature an immersive story, turn-based combat, an in-depth collection system, and an expansive roster of characters from across the expansive Lord of the Rings and Hobbit universe. In this game, players will battle through iconic stories from Tolkien’s world, confronting the great evils of Middle-earth.
Remember that Electronic Arts already has a history with Tolkien’s universe thanks to the titles it has already published for PC and consoles.
The Lord of the Rings: Heroes of Middle-earth is set to have limited regional beta testing this summer.
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