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Collector's Edition, Preorder Bonuses Announced for New LOTR Game

News; Jul. 7, 2011; Channels: Video Games; By Ryan Goodman
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$130 can get you some swag

Gamers and Lord of the Rings fans looking forward to their next trip to Middle Earth now have several reasons to book that trip early. Warner Bros. Interactive and Snowblind Studios have announced a collector's edition of their upcoming action RPG, Lord of the Rings: War in the North, which will be released on PC, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360 this fall.

LOTR: War in the North

The collector's edition will include the full version of the game, along with a Ranger of the North quiver case, a War in the North art book, which has concept art and other drawings from the game, and an inside look at the music of the game: three songs from the game's soundtrack. Also included for the home console versions is some exclusive DLC. Gamers who buy the 360 version will get an exclusive Ranger of the North avatar, while PSN players will receive a War of the North theme pack for their consoles.

There are also some exclusive goodies if you plan to pre-order. Multiple retail outlets have their own exclusive pre-order incentives for you to enjoy.

If you're pre-ordering with Amazon, you'll receive early access to part two of the War in the North digital comic. Best Buy gamers will get the Elf Theme Pack. This includes an elven sword, armor and helmet, and access to the Lothlorien challenge map. If you pre-order at GameStop, you'll get the Human Theme Pack, which has human weapons and armor, as well as access to the Osgiliath challenge map. Target buyers will get three tracks from the soundtrack, while Toys "R" Us players get a limited edition, signed War in the North poster by Jim Lee. Finally, Walmart shoppers will get the Dwarf Theme Pack, which includes the dwarf sword, helmet, and armor.

Lord of the Rings: War in the North Collector's Edition will retail around $129.99 when it is released this fall.


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