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Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor release date accompanies new story trailer

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If you’re looking forward to Monolith Productions’ new action RPG Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor then you’ll be pleased to know that the game has been dated for October. Due out on October 7th, this multiplatform title set in The Lord of the Rings universe will cast players as a skilled ranger called Talion who heads to Mordor to exact his revenge on Sauron and his army who were behind the murder of his family.

Pre-ordering the game from participating retailers will net players The Dark Ranger bonus pack which includes the following exclusive content:

• Dark Ranger Character Skin

• Begin your own quest for vengeance with a new Dark Ranger character skin that embodies Talion’s darker side

• “Test of Power” Challenge Mode

• Face Sauron’s Captains and defeat them to earn powerful Runes and gain a head start in the game

• Test your speed, skill and strategy and measure yourself against your friends on the leaderboards

• Access to Exclusive Leaderboards for “Test of Power” Challenge Mode

• Test your speed, skill and strategy and measure yourself against your friends on the leaderboards in this challenge mode

Besides dating Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor and unveiling The Dark Ranger bonus pack, Monolith Productions also released a new story trailer for the game showcasing the dramatic events that spur Talion forward on his quest to reach Sauron’s mountainous base of operations. Take a look below:

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor is in development for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC – dive into El33tonline’s previous coverage of the game for more details.


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