Electronic Arts today announced a new partnership with Middle-earth Enterprises, a division of Saul Zaentz to develop The Lord of the Rings: Heroes of Middle-earththe new Free to play mobile RPG Coming this year belowReal Estate 2022.
The game has been referred to as a “Strategic, Social, and Competitive Experience” by Electronic Arts, so it’s probably an RPG nonetheless. Strategic Elements and social contacts of various kinds, apparently centered around the fantasy world created by Tolkien.
“We are very excited to be partnering with Saul Zaentz and Middle-earth Enterprises on the next generation of mobile RPG,” said Malachi Boyle, Vice President of Mobile RPG for Electronic Arts. “The team is full of fans of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit and every day they combine their immense passion and talent to deliver a true experience to the players.
A mixture of HD graphics, cinematic animation and stylized art immerses players in a Middle Eastern fantasy where they will compete with their favorite characters. “
“We are excited to be working with EA once again, this time to give their fans a mobile game exclusively inspired by Middle-earth featured in the literary work of JRR Tolkien,” said Frederica Drotos, Head of Branding and Licensing at SZC:s Mitten. Earth Corporation. “It is an honor to work with the talented team at Capital Games, whose knowledge and love of history is evident throughout the game.”
The Lord of the Rings: Middle-earth heroes will focus a lot on storytelling and will have Turn-based combat system. Other features include “deep collecting systems”, possibly referring to an internal craft system to upgrade weapons and armor, and a large roster of characters from the vast universe of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit.
The title in question is also the first EA-developed mobile game inspired by the actions, places, characters, and history of literary works of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit. The story of the ring: Middle-earth heroes must enter Regional beta test Limited this summer.
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