We are pleased to announce our collaboration with NetEase, Inc. on the mobile game development of The Lord of the Rings: Rise to War. Set in the Third Age of Middle-earth, this latest mobile strategy game will feature iconic characters and locations from the original trilogy. pic.twitter.com/2cwlnmiFtL— Warner Bros. Games (@wbgames) June 15, 2020
WB Games and NetEase, Inc. announced they are working together on a new officially licensed mobile strategy game for
The game is set to release on September 23. Fans of the franchise will recognize this day as orbiting an important one in the series. On September 22, Bilbo and Frodo Baggins celebrate their birthdays. This
Fans can now pre-register for the game on iOS or Android. While registering you can align yourself with a famous faction. Currently available options are Gondor, Rohan, Lothlórien, Erebor, Isengard, Mordor, Angmar, and Rhûn.
Despite being based on a wildly popular IP, the initial response to the game wasn’t too positive. Some fans are worried about potential in-game purchases turning
Such a shame to see the Lord of the Rings IP being used for what is undoubtedly going to be your typical mobile microtransaction filled pay to win garbage— Luc // HiddenXperia (@HiddenXperia) June 15, 2020
What an utter shame. Give us Battle for Middle Earth 3 not this crap. https://t.co/dTXbftumo4
Others think a mobile game is the antithesis of the series. And many would much rather play a console game instead.
I don't consider myself a Tolkien purist by any means, but a Lord of the Rings mobile game feels...dirty to me? https://t.co/fvlaFHVwAc— david (@dramsd0404) June 15, 2020
Give us a proper lord of the rings game please. Do something for pc or and consoles please !!! Hd remake of two towers and return of the king ?— Harley (@Hood815) June 15, 2020
An Open World 3RD Person RPG Middle Earth iP with choice of Character Factions selection, with (Next-Gen Technology)— Gamingigs (@Gamingigs1) June 15, 2020
would be what any Gaming fan craves with mounts to travel Openworld Map.
Dwarves Warhogs, Rams, Etc...Shame fan's aren't getting this instead...
Not exactly the response WB Games or NetEase were looking for, but what did they expect? You do not simply walk into