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New Middle-earth game announced by Private Division and Weta Workshop

Middle-earth game

Publisher Private Division has announced a new Middle-earth game in collaboration with Weta Workshop, the folks known for their work behind Peter Jackson’s epic Lord of the Rings film trilogy.

While details are scant, the new Middle-earth game is set to launch sometime within fiscal year 2024 and will be set within Tolkien’s legendary fantasy universe. Further details like a release date or platforms weren’t confirmed.

“We are thrilled to partner with Wētā Workshop to publish a game set in such an extraordinary and celebrated universe,” said Michael Worosz, Chief Strategy Officer, Take-Two Interactive, and Head of Private Division. “The Lord of the Rings IP is home to so many remarkable stories, and no entity is better equipped than the team at Wētā Workshop to create a distinctive, new Middle-earth gaming experience.”

Wētā Workshop head of interactive Amie Wolken added, “It’s a privilege to create a new game set in Middle-earth, especially one that’s so different from what fans have played previously. As fans ourselves, we’re excited for gamers to explore Middle-earth in a way they never have before, and introduce new fans to the magic of The Lord of the Rings.”

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