Fight alongside all your favourite characters from the popular book and movie series, as you venture out from the Shire to roam the vast and unstable world of Middle Earth.
The Lord of the Rings Online is based on the famous epic fantasy novel series written by J.R.R. Tolkien. All the best elements of the series are incorporated into the client game, with the addition of a new rich storyline. You immerse yourself as a new hero in the story, potentially changing the course of the plot. Rise as an epic hero as you protect the Company of the Ring on their quest to destroy the ring, and restore hope to the Free Peoples of Middle Earth.
The world of Middle Earth is brought to life using a stunning graphics engine. Experience the rolling hills of the Shire, the dense woods of Lothlórien, and the dark depths of Moria, all from your browser. Join millions of other players as you take on the evil messengers sent by the Dark Lord Sauron.
In The Lord of the Rings Online there are several arenas for you to display your combative skills. Participate in intense skirmishes at any time, or brave the savage Orcs in instance raids. You are even able to turn to the dark side in this MMORPG and create a custom Orc, monster or spider with which to fight the Free Peoples. There are over 3,000 heroic quests to embark on, as well as more than 65 levels of advancement, ensuring you are continuously challenged. Naturally, these numbers keep growing with each new update and expansion. Forge your own equipment and weaponry for use in combat and unlock the legacies of power in your legendary items.
Customize your character's name, appearance, skills and abilities, and go down in The Lord of the Rings Online history as a legend. Join a unique fellowship or form a kinship with other players to increase your might. In Lord of the Rings Online you can even own your own home situated in the heartlands of Middle Earth.
Be taken to a fantasy world, and help the Company of the Ring fulfil their quest, as you forge your own storyline in The Lord of the Rings Online.
02/25/2013 05:46 am - It is hard to argue against the influence of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings trilogy on all of the fantasy games we have grown...more
07/03/2014 09:49 am - Turbine has once again invited us and other members of the gaming press to check out the newest update coming to The Lord of the Rings Online. Last time, we jumped into Big Battles and defended Helm's Deep. This time around, our adventures led us...more
09/03/2013 09:00 am - We sat down with Turbine to take a look at Helm's Deep, the upcoming expansion for The Lord of the Rings Online. While we've...more
10/20/2013 06:00 am - When Helm's Deep launches next month, every class will gain access to a new talent tree. Spend your points as you see fit...more
09/13/2013 05:45 am - There's no winning or losing in the upcoming Battle of Helm's Deep. It's only a matter of how well you manage to defend the castle...more
05/07/2013 04:34 am - The dev team responsible for the upcoming update talk about meeting new characters and challenging Saruman the White....more
11/16/2013 04:00 am - Participating in Epic Battles not only rewards players with plenty of experience points and medals, but also trait points. How...more
03/17/2014 04:44 am - While there might not be any expansions coming to The Lord of the Rings Online any time soon, that doesn't mean that Turbine...more
12/21/2013 04:00 am - This year marked The Lord of the Rings Online's sixth anniversary and added plenty of new content to the free-to-play MMORPG...more
11/19/2013 09:30 am - The road to releasing Helm’s Deep for The Lord of the Rings Online was a little bumpier than expected. When the team behind the...more