Middle-earth: Shadow of War Release Date Revealed.

Middle-earth: Shadow of War Release Date Revealed.

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment announced Monday that Middle-earth: Shadow of War game will be released on Aug. 22.

The sequel to 2014's Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, will be available on PC, PlayStation 4  and as an Xbox Play Anywhere title on Xbox One and Windows 10 beginning and also for Xbox One Scorpio when it arrives.

"This next journey to Middle-earth will bring back Talion and Celebrimbor, who return as the Bright Lord as they go behind enemy lines to turn all of Mordor against the Dark Lord, Sauron," Monolith Productions explained in a press release. The installment "expands upon the award-winning Nemesis System, introducing entirely new stories of loyalty, betrayal, and revenge."

Middle-earth: Shadow of War Will have 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."

"Experience an epic open-world brought to life by the award-winning Nemesis System. Forge a new Ring of Power, conquer Fortresses in massive battles and dominate Mordor with your personal Orc army in Middle-earth: Shadow of War. Go behind enemy lines to forge your army, conquer Fortresses and dominate Mordor from within. Experience how the award winning Nemesis System creates unique personal stories with every enemy and follower, and confront the full power of the Dark Lord Sauron and his Ringwraiths in this epic new story of Middle-earth."

The sequel will also feature an improvements to the original's impressive Nemesis System - The robust personalization from the first game is now applied to the entire world where environments and characters are all shaped by player actions and decisions.

Xbox Play Anywhere will let players save their Middle-earth: Shadow of War progress, DLC (including add-ons, Expansion Pass and in-game unlocks), Gamerscore and Achievements to their Xbox Live cloud-synced player profiles, so they can pick up where they left on another Xbox One or Windows 10.

Shadow of War will also be available in a Gold Edition with access to four expansions: Slaughter Tribe Nemesis Expansion, Outlaw Tribe Nemesis Expansion, The Blade of Galadriel Story Expansion and The Desolation of Mordor Story Expansion.

Both games are set within J.R.R. Tolkien's universe and take place between the events of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings.

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