Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor has a sequel. New details have been leaked regarding the new game. Target has revealed in a listing that the new game will be called Middle-earth: Shadow of War. A page in Target’s international website features art for the sequel and a brief description.
The description reads “Go behind enemy lines to forge your army, conquer Fortresses, and dominate Mordor from within.” It further reads, “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 was announced to be both on the PS4 and Xbox One platforms as listed on the site. The site showed that the release date for the sequel will be on August 22.
The sequel will have the standard version and the Gold edition. The Gold edition based on the site’s description will include The, Blade of Galadriel Story Expansion, Outlaw Tribe Nemesis Expansion, Slaughter Tribe Nemesis Expansion, The Desolation of Mordor Story Expansion, Gold War Chest and over $125 in total value.
The two nemesis expansions will feature a new Orc Tribe, followers, missions, weapons, abilities wilderness updates, Fortress and a Mythic Gear set. The story expansion will have a new campaign, side missions, new playable character, new allies, enemies and more. It was also revealed in the Gold Edition page that players will have the ability to forge a new ring of power, dominate Morder with a player’s own Orc army and conquer Fortresses in massive battles as published by Gamespot.
There was no mention of a PC version for the sequel in the leak. However, the original game was released on PC as well as for PlayStation and Xbox. It would seem a safe bet that the sequel will also be available on PC. The game is developed by Monolith and will be published by Warner Bros as reported by PC Gamer.