WESTWOOD, MA - October 9, 2008-- Turbine, Inc. announced today the details of the launch of The Lord of the Rings Online™: Mines of Moria™. On November 18, 2008 The Lord of the Rings Online: Mines of Moria will be available in stores across North America and Europe allowing players to begin their journey to the vast, terrifying and unparalleled world beneath Middle-earth.
Turbine also announced the launch of the Mines of Moria at participating retailers nationwide beginning today or can purchase an early upgrade of Mines of Moria by visiting www.lotro.com/moria and get special benefits -- including a special $9.99 per month subscription when purchasing a multi-month plan and special in-game items.
On November 18th players across North America and Europe will journey with the dwarves deep into Middle-earth to reclaim the ancient kingdom of Khazad-dûm from the minions of Saruman, said Jeffrey Steefel, Executive Producer of The Lord of the Rings Online. Response from the Beta Program has been phenomenal and starting today, players in North America can secure their spot to adventure in one of the most epic underground spaces ever created!
MINES OF MORIA RETAIL PRE-ORDER PROGRAM* DETAILS
Players who pre-order Mines of Moria and purchase The Lord of the Rings Online: Mines of Moria Complete Edition or Collector Edition qualify for the following special pre-order benefits:
Pre-order Pricing Pre-Order and Early Upgrade Programs. Players in North America can pre-order
- Only $9.99 per month when choosing a multi-month subscription plan!, or
- Just $199 for a Lifetime Membership!
Pre-order In-game items
- The Cloak of Sunset, a unique cloak emblazoned with an image of the Hollin Gate.
- An exclusive in-game Moria character title - Moria Expeditionary.
- 1 in-game token, which allows players to choose 1 of 8 unique in-game items after launch
Bonus Music CD -- Limited edition of the special extended Shadows of Angmar™ Soundtrack with a special bonus track from Mines of Moria.
This exciting Pre-order Program offer is available for a limited time from participating retailers until November 18, 2008 when The Lord of the Rings Online: Mines of Moria commercially launches in North America. For more information, please visit www.lotro.com/moria.
MINES OF MORIA DIGITAL EARLY UPGRADE PROGRAM** DETAILS
Current and former players of The Lord of The Rings Online who purchase an early digital upgrade to Mines of Moria qualify for the following special early upgrade benefits:
Early Upgrade Pricing
- Only $9.99 per month when choosing a multi-month subscription plan! or
- Just $199 for a Lifetime Membership!
Early Upgrade In-game items
- The Cloak of Sunset, a unique cloak emblazoned with an image of the Hollin Gate which will be available to players upon upgrading
- An exclusive in-game Moria character title - “Moria Expeditionary which will be available to players upon upgrading
- 3 in-game tokens, which allows players to choose 3 of 8 unique in-game items after Mines of Moria launches
This exciting Early Upgrade Program offer is available for a limited time until November 18, 2008 when The Lord of the Rings Online: Mines of Moria www.lotro.com/moria. commercially launches in North America. For more information, please visit
The Lord of the Rings Online is the ultimate interactive adventure. This award-winning massively multiplayer online role playing game delivers an online experience brimming with life and filled with the familiar people, places and monsters from the most beloved fantasy of all time. Mines of Moria expands the online world of Middle-earth™ to let players adventure into one of the largest and most dangerous online underground environment ever created while extending the challenge to new heights with two new classes, ten additional levels and hundreds of new quests. Players will be able to explore the ancient underground cities of the dwarves, battle epic characters in the depths, face off with the Watcher, be a part of the fateful release of Durin’s Bane and more! For more information on The Lord of the Rings Online: Mines of Moria, please visit www.lotro.com/moria.