Lord of the Rings Online players can pre-purchase the November expansion.
Earlier today it was announced that the official launch date of the upcoming Lord of the Rings Online expansion, titled Helm's Deep, will be November 18, 2013. Features include:
- Experience the Battle for Helm's Deep – Fight to defend Helm’s Deep starting as early as level 10 and earn rewards for your contributions
- Explore new landscapes across Western Rohan - Explore the Westemnet of Rohan and rally each of the five ridings as Rohan returns to glory. Traverse the capital of Edoras, mysterious Dunharrow, and the fortress of the Hornburg within Helm's Deep.
- Advance from levels 85 to 95 - Experience 10 new levels, from 85 to 95, with new skills and completely updated class specializations. Both mounted and un-mounted combat will challenge you as you war against the evil forces of Saruman.
- Continue the Epic Story - Encounter beloved characters such as Aragorn, Éowyn, and Éomer. Restore King Théoden to his rightful throne while you defend the peoples of Rohan at Helm’s Deep.
Turbine has opened up a premium and base edition of the expansion for pre-purchase. Both editions include all Helm's Deep content and the level cap increase. The premium edition ($59.99, €53,99, £44.99) features several bonus items such as a cosmetic armor set, 10 extra quest log slots, a couple of titles and 2,000 Turbine points. The base edition ($39.99, €35,99, £29.99) includes a cosmetic chest piece, 1,000 Turbine points and a title.
Pre-purchasers will also receive a Token of Hornburg (+25% Monster XP) and The Steed of the Hammerhand (an exclusive Rohirrim mount) that can be used immediately in-game.
For more information on the expansion and to get into the game visit the official website!
Ann "Cyliena" Hosler, Managing Editor
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