Turbine announced the release date for the latest expansion to the middle-earth based MMORPG Lord of the Rings Online, Rise of Isengard. The expansion will be available September 27, 2011. To those that live for Orlando Bloom's remixes of "they're taking the hobbits to Isengard," Turbine is allowing pre-purchasing of the expansion starting today.
Ok, so Orlando Bloom may not be featured in the expansion, but this does not decrease the hobbit density in Isengard.
The upcoming expansion to the Lord of the Rings Online features three new regions, a level cap increase to 75, and a "legendary" 24-player raid. Sounds almost as epic as Gandalf's last stand against the Balrog.
Players who pre-purchase will receive additional swag including in-game items and XP boosts up to level 65. The expansion comes in three flavors: base, heroic, and legendary.
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