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Electronic Arts has announced that it is working on a free-to-play mobile game dubbed The Lord of the Rings: Heroes of Middle-Earth.
EA is developing the game under the license of Middle-Earth Enterprise, a division of the Saul Zentz Company, which has exclusive worldwide rights to motion picture, merchandising, stage and other rights in some of JRR Tolkien’s literary works, including The Lord. Rings and The Hobbit from the 1970s.
The Lord of the Rings: Heroes of Middle-Earth will be an integrated role-playing game (RPG) that brings the idea and adventure of The Lord of the Rings to current fans and new audiences in a strategic, socially-competitive experience.
The Lord of the Rings: Heroes of Middle-Earth is the latest addition to EA’s expanding mobile portfolio as the company continues to provide exceptional experiences and top-notch live services, reaching more players on more platforms around the world. EA made recent acquisitions to boost its mobile business, including a lu 2.4 billion acquisition of Glu Mobile and a $ 1.4 billion acquisition of Pledemic. Capital Games, the creator of Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes, is building a game for EA.
“We are excited to partner with The Shaul Gents Company and Middle-Earth Enterprises on the next generation of mobile role-playing games,” said Malachi Boyle, vice president of mobile RPG for electronic arts. “The team is full of fans of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit and every day they bring together their tremendous passion and talent to give the players an authentic experience. The combination of high-fidelity graphics, cinematic animation and stylized art plunges players into a mid-earth fantasy where they will clash with their favorite characters. “
The Lord of the Rings: Heroes of Middle-Earth will feature storytelling, turn-based combat, deep storage systems, and a vast list of characters from the vast universe of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit. Players battle through the symbolic tales of Tolkien’s world and fight against the evils of Middle-earth.
“We are thrilled to be working with EA once again, this time to bring to our fans just a mid-Earth-inspired mobile game as described in JRR Tolkien’s literary works,” said Frederica Drotos. – Earth Enterprises, in a statement. “It is an honor to work with a talented Capital Games team whose knowledge and love for knowledge is evident throughout.”
After distributing PC and console titles based on The Lord of the Rings books and movies, Electronic Arts has a connection to the Tolkien universe. In the active development of mobile RPG veterans in Capital Games, The Lord of the Rings: Heroes of Middle-Earth introduces the story, locations, characters and the first mobile game developed by EA inspired by The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit. Literary works.
The Lord of the Rings: Mid-Earth Hero is expected to enter a limited regional beta test this summer.
Meanwhile, China’s Netiz Games has created The Lord of the Rings: Rise to War as a mobile game. The game is licensed based on New Line Cinema and Peter Jackson films produced by Warner Bros. The last mobile game I played based on Tolkien’s work was The Hobbit: Kingdom of Middle-Earth, which was released in 2012.
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