We knew that there was a new MMO in The Lord of the Rings in development, but little was known about the collaborators and companies that were going to make the project a reality. Amazon has specified that it will be with the Chinese company Leyou Technologies Holdings to make the new videogame based on Tolkien’s mythology a reality. Little has been revealed about the game itself or its own launch, although it has materialized that it will be F2P, which can be played on consoles and PC and that Amazon Game Studios will be responsible for the distribution of the game globally and Leyou of the China.
Tolkien’s Middle Earth is a tremendously playable and creative opportunity. By press release, Amazon Game Studios vice president, Christoph Hartmann, explained that “we are committed to providing customers with games of the highest quality, both with our own original intellectual property and with the most beloved cultural pillars as is the case with the Lord of the Rings franchise, “he said,” Tolkien’s Middle Earth is one of the richest fictional worlds of history, and provides our team of experienced MMO developers, from the same studio that develops New World, a tremendously playable and creative opportunity. a strong leadership team to lead this new project and we are actively developing our team to help build this incredible experience. “
Also spoke to Leyou CEO Alex Yu, who celebrated the agreement explaining that ” To give life to Middle Earth requires having the best partners. The passion of the players, the technology and the talented teams of Amazon make it the ideal choice for a co-developer and publisher. We believe that our combined resources and experience will result in a beautiful and attractive game that customers will love and play in the coming years. “
In addition to this video game, it is worth remembering that a few months ago Daedalic presented the videogame of action and adventures The Lord of the Rings: Gollum.