Chertsey, UK., January 13, 2006: Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: ERTS) today announced that the highly anticipated PC game, The Lord of the RingsTM, The Battle for Middle-earthTM II will make its exclusive console debut when it ships in Summer 2006 on the Xbox 360TM. Players can now command epic Middle-earth battles presented in spectacular high-definition from the comfort of their very own couch. To add to the intensity of the experience, The Lord of the Rings, The Battle for Middle-earth II for the Xbox 360 is the first game in The Lord of the RingsTM series that will be playable over Xbox LIVETM*. Players will be able to challenge friends online and engage in intense, action-packed real-time battles. [More]