Turbine has just announced the extension of pre-launch offers for The Lord of the Rings Online: Siege of Mirkwood, the upcoming digital expansion to the award-winning MMO, which is scheduled to launch on December 1st in North America. A media alert follows with more information. In addition, Turbine has released a new Siege of Mirkwood trailer, which can be accessed on Turbine’s YouTube Page
Siege of Mirkwood will expand the online world of Middle-earth where players will join forces to press further eastward into the dark, foreboding and treacherous forest of Mirkwood and take part in the epic conclusion to Volume II of The Lord of the Rings Online.
TURBINE EXTENDS PRE-LAUNCH OFFERS FOR THE LORD OF THE RINGS ONLINE™: SIEGE OF MIRKWOOD™ TO NOVEMBER 18TH
WESTWOOD, MA – November 3, 2009– Turbine, Inc. announced today that due to popular demand, it has extended all pre-launch offers for The Lord of the Rings Online™: Siege of Mirkwood™. Players now have until November 18th to take advantage of the special offers for the new digital expansion to the 2008 MMO of the Year which will launch on December 1st in North America.
SIEGE OF MIRKWOOD PRE-LAUNCH OFFERS
Players can still take can take advantage of several special pre-launch offers to celebrate the release of the second expansion to LOTRO:
• Any current or former player who renews or upgrades their subscription to any multi-month plan by November 18th gets the Siege of Mirkwood digital expansion for FREE!
• All players pre-order the new LOTRO Adventurer’s Pack which contains 2 character slots and one shared storage slot that allows players to share items with all of their characters on the same server for $19.99 and get the Harbinger’s Cloak which provides 8% speed boost and the Dusky Nimblefoot Goat mount for FREE!
• Existing Lifetime Members who pre-order the LOTRO Adventurer’s Pack get the Siege of Mirkwood digital expansion plus two in-game items (Harbinger’s Cloak which provides an 8% speed boost and a new mount) for FREE!
These special offers will be available until November 18, 2009. For more information, please visit www.lotro.com/mirkwood.
The Lord of the Rings Online is an award-winning MMORPG that delivers an interactive experience brimming with life and filled with the familiar people, places and monsters from the most beloved fantasy adventure of all time. From the picturesque surroundings of the Shire to Moria, the great underground realm to the menace of Mirkwood, players will experience the world of Middle-earth as never before. The Lord of the Rings Online: Siege of Mirkwood will be available as a digital download for $19.99 or together with the LOTRO Adventurer’s Pack plus a new mount for $39.99 on December 1, 2009. For more information or to download a free trial, visit www.lotro.com.
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About Tolkien Enterprises
The Saul Zaentz Company d/b/a Tolkien Enterprises is the holder of worldwide motion picture, legitimate stage, merchandising, and other rights in J.R.R. Tolkien’s literary works The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit. Tolkien Enterprises has been producing and licensing films, stage productions and merchandise based on Tolkien’s works for more than 30 years. Its headquarters are in Berkeley, California, and its website may be found at www.tolkien-ent.com.
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