The Lord of the Rings Online

The Lord of the Rings Online is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game for Microsoft Windows and OS X set in J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth, taking place during the time period of The Lord of the Rings. Developed by Turbine, Inc., the game launched in North America, Australia, Japan, and Europe in spring 2007 as The Lord of the Rings Online: Shadows of Angmar. Players could create characters of four races and seven classes and adventure throughout the region of Eriador. The next fall, Mines of Moria expansion was released, adding the region of Moria and two new playable classes. It was followed by the Siege of Mirkwood in December 2009. In 2010 the game underwent a shift from its original subscription-based payment model to being free-to-play, with a paid subscription and an in-game store. The game saw continued development, alternating between expansions and free updates, which added new...


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://mmo-population.com/r/lotro

Interestingly just read that Amazon is working on a new MMO based on LOTR?