The latest news coming from American video game publisher Private Division will likely make Lord of the Rings fans rejoice. The publishing label, under Take-Two Interactive Software Inc., announced a publishing agreement with Wētā Workshop, known for their work on Middle-earth in The Lord of the Rings film trilogy, to bring out a new game set in the high-fantasy universe of legendary writer J.
R. R. Tolkien.Middle-earth has already seen a number of exciting video game titles based on it. One of the most successful titles in recent times was Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, with its exciting combat, gripping narrative, and the unique Nemesis system.Players are also eagerly waiting for The Lord of the Rings: Gollum, a game that will allow them to explore the familiar grounds from the perspective of Gollum.
The title was initially planned to be released on September 1, but the developers announced a delay of "a few months" early last month.Recently, Private Division released a press statement announcing the agreement with Wētā Workshop.
It stated that the latter had begun an interactive game division back in 2014 and they are now developing a video game title which is set in the Middle-earth universe of J.R.R Tolkien.Speaking about the partnership and the fertile grounds of The Lord of the Rings for creativity, Michael Worosz, Chief Strategy Officer at Take-Two Interactive, stated:Amie Wolken, Head of Interactive at Wētā Workship, mentioned that it was a privilege to work on a game that is set in Tolkien’s iconic universe and that the developers were excited for gamers to explore the fictional world in a way they had never seen before.Read more on sportskeeda.com