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LOTRO Free-to-Play Closed Beta Begins & 1st Store Screens!

June 16, 2010 at 7:06 pm by xoanon  - 

Turbine today kicks off the North American closed Beta for the upcoming The Lord of the Rings Online (LOTRO) Free-to-Play. Beta participants will help shape and refine new content and features to be introduced in Volume 3, Book 2, as well as the new in-game Store, when LOTRO Free-to-Play launches this fall.

Turbine has also released the very first screenshots showing off the new LOTRO store.

Volume 3, Book 2 will launch across North America and Europe (with Codemasters operating the game free-to-play in Europe) and will introduce Turbine’s innovative new pricing model to the game, as well as extending the award-winning story. Players interested in getting a sneak peak can still sign up for a chance to participate in the Beta program, at

Posted in Gaming on June 16, 2010 by

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3 responses to “LOTRO Free-to-Play Closed Beta Begins & 1st Store Screens!”

  1. hi, Extending free-to-play to LOTRO will offer another premium game to a broad spectrum of fans.”

  2. EnnCee says:

    The idea of F2P is a solid move toward the future of online gaming; however, their store looks pretty bland and unattractive to me. Hopefully, they will be braver and occasionally offer very rare crafting mats w/ time limited purchases and henchmen for filling out a party in a pinch.

  3. buy wow gold says:

    The store looks interesting and fine with me. I wonder what’s in that ‘Character Upgrades’ tab.

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