"In the fires of Mount Doom a Ranger, and a Wraith, bound together in death crafted the one thing that could challenge Sauron. A Ring of Power. But power, can blind those who seek it. The War for Mordor begins."
Developed by Monolith Productions - creators of Shadow of Mordor - the game will once again feature an original story in the Middle-earth universe, and will see the return of Talion and his ghostly companion Celebrimbor.
Talion now wields a new Ring of Power and will confront the deadliest enemies including Sauron and his Nazgul, in a monumental battle for Middle-Earth. The game will feature and expanded Nemesis system which will not only shape those around you but the very world itself.
Consumer advice: Strong violence, online interactivity.
- Middle-Earth: Shadow Of War.
- Format ‐ Xbox One.
- Genre: Action & Adventure.
- Rating: MA15+.
- Consumer Advice: Strong violence, online interactivity.
Nemesis System Evolved: Experience a richer and more personal world full of new enemy types, stronger personalities and deeper stories – anyone you face can now evolve from a lowly soldier to a mighty overlord. Personal nemesis or ally.
Turn Mordor against Sauron: Go behind enemy lines and use strategy, cunning or brute force to conquer Sauron’s fortresses and turn them against him.
In Middle-earth: Shadow of War, players wield a new ring of power and confront the deadliest of enemies, including Sauron and his Nazgul, in a monumental battle for Middle-earth. The open-world action-adventure game is brought to life through the expansion of the award-winning Nemesis System. The robust personalization from the first game is now applied to the entire world where the environments and characters are all shaped by player actions and decisions, creating a personal world unique to every gameplay experience.
Set between: the events of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, Middle-earth: Shadow of War continues the original narrative of Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor. Players will be engrossed in a richer, more personal and expansive world full of epic heroes and villains, iconic locations, original enemy types, even more personalities and a new cast of characters with untold stories.
Encounters: The innovative Nemesis System created unique personal stories through procedurally-generated enemies who remember every encounter and are differentiated by their personality, strengths and weaknesses. Middle-earth: Shadow of War expands this innovation with the introduction of Followers who bring about entirely new stories of loyalty, betrayal and revenge. The Nemesis System is also expanded to create a unique personal world through Nemesis Fortresses, which allows players to utilize different strategies to conquer dynamic strongholds and create personalized worlds with their unique Orc army.