Today Turbine disclosed the release date for Lord of the Rings Online
expansion Siege of Mirkwood
. Though it was announced only a few weeks ago, it will arrive by the end of the year.
will go live on December 1st. To stir up some extra sales, Turbine is offering the following pre-launch deals to gamers:
- The LOTRO Lifetime Membership is now available for $199.
- Any current or former player who renews or upgrades their subscription to any multi-month plan by October 31st gets the Siege of Mirkwood digital expansion for free.
- All players can pre-order the new LOTRO Adventurerís Pack which contains 2 character slots and one shared storage slot that allows players to share items with all of their characters on the same server for $19.99 and get the Harbingerís Cloak which provides 8% speed boost and the Dusky Nimblefoot Goat mount for free.
- Starting today, existing Lifetime Members who pre-order the LOTRO Adventurerís Pack get the Siege of Mirkwood digital expansion plus two in-game items (Harbingerís Cloak which provides an 8% speed boost and a new mount) for free.
adds new lands to explore, raises the level cap, and introduces large-scale battles. A more complete list of features can be found here