Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has unveiled Middle-Earth: Shadow of War game, the sequel of the highly appreciated Middle-Earth: Shadow or Mordor game launched in the fall of 2014.
The same Monolith Productions ( Blood series, No One lives Forever, F.E.A.R ) is at the helm of this new video game and the focus of the game will be on the dark alliance of the Talion and Celebrimor, who have to build an army to face Sauron.
In Middle-Earth: Shadow of War, the two characters will have a new ring of power in the attempt to fight against Sauron. Just like in the previous game, the Nemesis system is at the base of the open world game, through which procedural generated enemies remember the history of their encounters with Talion, and they respond as such. Moreover, the same system will be extended and we have to mention the Followers who will be loyal, will do treason or revenge.
The story in Middle-Earth: Shadow of War will take place between the events of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, and players will meet a whole cast of characters, enemies and locations from J.R.R. Tolkien novels but the game will also include original elements. The first gameplay scenes of the new Middle-Earth: Shadow of War game will be unveiled on March 8, 2017.
Middle-Earth: Shadow of War will officially arrive in stores on August 25, 2017 in versions for Xbox One, PC ( Steam and Windows 10 Store ) and PlayStation 4. The game will also support PlayStation 4 Pro as well as the future Scorpio project ( the upcoming Xbox One update which will arrive in the fall of this year ).
Middle-Earth: Shadow or War will also be included in the Xbox Play Anywhere program ( one digital purchase will activate the game on the Xbox One and on Windows 10 ).
The announcement trailer of the new game can be viewed below. You like ?