Our friends at Warner Brothers Interactive have let us know about the latest updates for the forthcoming Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor.
Firstly we have the release date which is currently set for the 7th October 2014 for the following formats:
So far its looking like a game that we're both (Lady Eleanor and I) are going to be vying for play time with and comparing our experiences and skills against each other. (She's more a charge in and smack the hell out of things, whereas I like to snipe where possible.)
In addition to this we also have the latest trailer:
And we've been told about a pre-order bonus:
Fans who pre-order Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor will get access at the game’s launch to The Dark Ranger exclusive bonus pack. Available at all participating retailers, the pack will provide exclusive content and challenges for players including:
- Dark Ranger Character Skin
- Begin your own quest for vengeance with a new Dark Ranger character skin that embodies Talion's darker side
- "Test of Power" Challenge Mode
- Face Sauron's Captains and defeat them to earn powerful Runes and gain a head start in the game
- Test your speed, skill and strategy and measure yourself against your friends on the leaderboards
- Access to Exclusive Leaderboards for "Test of Power" Challenge Mode
- Test your speed, skill and strategy and measure yourself against your friends on the leaderboards in this challenge mode
Hopefully this will have whetted your appetite so remember to keep your blades sharp and your wits sharper.
Gareth and Lady Eleanor