Lord of the Rings: Rise to War mobile game on its way

Lord of the Rings: Rise to WarNetEase, Inc. and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment announced that they are developing a new mobile game called  The Lord of the Rings: Rise to War, based on the epic trilogy by J.R.R. Tolkien. The game will be set in Middle Earth during the Third Age and will feature iconic characters and locations from the trilogy.

In the press release, William Ding, founder and CEO of NetEase, Inc., expressed his enthusiasm about the project, saying:

The Lord of the Rings is one of the most influential and celebrated literary works in the world, and we are thrilled to be able to work with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment again to deliver another exciting game for global players…

With our deep mobile game development experience, world class R&D team and increasing success in the most established mobile game markets in the world, we are confident we can bring these vibrant characters and spirited world of Middle-earth to life, and impress global fans with an inspiring new way to enjoy The Lord of the Rings.

David Haddad, President, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, added:

“With NetEase, we have an excellent partner for The Lord of the Rings: Rise to War bringing gamers the mobile experience in this rich universe they are looking for…

This adaptation will unlock new opportunities for players to explore the iconic settings and characters of Middle-earth while utilizing their strategic skills in battle.”

No further details have been released about the game so far but this is an exciting development for fans of the trilogy as the fandom is revived with fresh interest in the source material. Given that Middle Earth is such a rich fantasy world, any game set in this realm will have endless potential for thrilling adventures.

Watch this space for more updates on The Lord of the Rings: Rise to War.