WARNER BROTHERS INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT AND TURBINE LAUNCH THE LORD OF THE RINGS ONLINE™: HELM’S DEEP™
The Story’s Most Iconic Battle Can Be Experienced Today
Sydney, Australia – November 21, 2013 — Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Turbine announced today the launch of The Lord of the Rings Online™: Helm’s Deep™, the next expansion to the award-winning free-to-play, massively multiplayer online roleplaying game (MMORPG). Players across Australia can purchase and play Helm’s Deep for PC starting today by visiting http://lotro.com/helmsdeep.
“Helm’s Deep, our fifth major expansion, allows players to experience one of the most iconic moments in The Lord of the Rings,” said Kate Paiz, Executive Producer of The Lord of the Rings Online. “Starting today they can join with the Free Peoples of Middle-earth in the Battle of the Hornburg and experience this epic conflict first hand.”
THE LORD OF THE RINGS ONLINE: HELM’S DEEP FEATURES:
- Experience the Battle for Helm’s Deep – Fight to defend Helm’s Deep starting as early as level 10, when your character enlists as a soldier in the Battle of the Hornburg, the most epic conflict yet in The Lord of the Rings Online. Earn rewards for your contribution to the war effort – win or lose, your skill makes a difference!
- Explore new landscapes across Western Rohan – Explore the Westemnet of Rohan and rally each of the five ridings as Rohan returns to glory. Traverse the capital of Edoras, mysterious Dunharrow, and the fortress of the Hornburg within Helm’s Deep.
- Advance from levels 85 to 95 – Experience 10 new levels, from 85 to 95, with new skills and completely updated class specialisations. Both mounted and un-mounted combat will challenge you as you war against the evil forces of Saruman.
- Continue the Epic Story – Encounter beloved characters such as Aragorn, Éowyn, and Éomer. Restore King Théoden to his rightful throne while you defend the peoples of Rohan at Helm’s Deep.
The Lord of the Rings Online™ is the ultimate adventure! This award-winning free-to-play, massively multiplayer online role-playing game delivers an interactive experience brimming with life and filled with the familiar people, places and monsters from the most famous fantasy of all time. For more information, visit www.lotro.com.
To watch the launch trailer click here
# # #
THE LORD OF THE RINGS ONLINE™ interactive video game © 2013 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc and patents pending. All rights reserved. Middle-earth Poster Map © 2007 The Saul Zaentz Company, d/b/a Middle-earth Enterprises (SZC), under license to Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.. All rights reserved. “The Lord of the Rings Online”,“Helm’s Deep” “Shadows of Angmar”, “Mines of Moria”, “Siege of Mirkwood”, “Rise of Isengard”, “Riders of Rohan”, Middle-earth Enterprises logo, “Mithril”, “The Lord of the Rings” and the names of the characters, events, items and places therein are trademarks or registered trademarks of SZC under license to Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Turbine and the Turbine logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.