Middle-earth: Shadow of War free content updates and features announced

With the release of Middle-earth: Shadow of War last month, various free content updates and features are coming soon at the end of this year, providing more stuff to enrich the battles for Mordor.

Middle-earth: Shadow of War content plans

The upcoming free DLC updates and features include the following:

  • Endless Siege – Defend your fortresses against Sauron’s forces as the Dark Lord tries to reclaim Mordor in the Endless Siege. (Available November 21)

  • Rebellion – Crush the rebel Ologs and Uruks in your forces as they seek to undermine the Bright Lord. (Available November 21)

  • Enhanced Photo Mode – Capture every battle and siege and apply new filters, frames and textures with the Enhanced Photo Mode update. (Available November 21)

  • Online Fight Pits – Challenge another player’s Orc follower, Overlord vs. Overlord, to a fight to the death in the arena to earn powerful rewards and upgrades. (Available December 5)

  • Brutal Difficulty – A new higher difficulty level even more challenging than Nemesis with no last chances. (Available December 12)

New expansions are on the way as well, with the Slaughter Tribe Nemesis Expansion available on November 21 and the Outlaw Tribe Nemesis Expansion available on December 12, which are both part of the game's Expansion Pass. The Expansion Pass is currently available for $39.99 alone and is also included in the game's Gold Edition. Two more expansions are slated for next year, namely the Blade of Galadriel Story Expansion in February and the Desolation of Mordor Story Expansion in May. 

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