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Amazon fixed an all-seeing eye on the aging Lord of the Rings MMO, forging one to rule them all.



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Amazon recently announced that it will be developing a Lord of the Rings MMO and that it is also coming to consoles (presumably PS5). With this in mind, the associate makes sense how much money The company put in the recent ring of power. If the idea of ​​a LotR MMO sounds familiar, that’s because it is Lord of the Rings Online Already exists on PC and has been keeping a small, loyal community happy since 2007.

That doesn’t bother Amazon vice president Christoph Hartmann, who has made his ambition to create “the biggest MMO out there.” In an interview with Gamesindustry.bizWhen asked if the existence of Lord of the Rings Online could divide the community, Hartmann said: “First of all, I have a lot of respect for them for keeping it going this long. They don’t have a lot of is, but a very devoted fan.”

From a technical standpoint, Hartmann elaborated on the difference between the two, saying “Where we are now, and where we’ll be in a couple of years, is just worlds apart. That’s a bit of an exaggeration if I say. be like black and white movies, but that’s the approach I want to take. It’s a completely different world.”

And while Hartman thinks the two can coexist, he suggests that “the most likely scenario… is for people to just move on, because the other is an old game. It’s not a bad game, but the industry At some point moves forward. , and it’s a long time for us from their release.”

That’s a big deal (and there may be some truth to the sentiment), but considering how well Amazon’s last foray into the MMO space went, we’ll be waiting until we get our trusty LotR Online. Don’t see some solid gameplay before deleting the toon. What do you think of Amazon’s tough talk, is the world ready for a new Lord of the Rings MMO? Let us know in the comments section below.


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