November 4th cannot get here fast enough! That’s the release date for Vivendi Universal‘s new War of the Ring Game!
We’ve just received some great screen shots from the upcoming game! Battle in Lothlorien! Evil Crows! Camp Battle!
And for those who just can’t wait:
The Lord of the Rings™: War of the Ring™ Beta Program Extended Through Exclusive Pre-Order Program
Thousands of additional gamers will have the opportunity to participate in the public beta test for The Lord of the Rings™: War of the Ring™. The beta test program, currently available only to FilePlanet subscribers, focuses on multiplayer play balancing and load testing to ensure the best possible launch for the ambitious RTS and includes five multiplayer maps.
To ensure entry into the beta program, interested testers need only pre-order The War of the Ring™ through GameStop.com or EBGames.com starting this evening, October 8. All those who pre-order through those retail sites will be able to download the beta version of The War of the Ring? and begin playing immediately. As a special bonus, those enthusiastic enough to pre-order The War of the Ring™ will be able to play the beta version until November 3rd, just a day before they are shipped the full version of the game.
All beta testers will have access to a private message board to communicate directly with the developers.
So, while we wait for November 4th, enjoy these screen shots!