As the French publisher Asmodee Digital has announced, the adventure card game for Lord of the Rings will be released on August 29 for PC Steam, Nintendo Switch, Playstation 4 and Xbox One. The title will also be available to subscribers as part of Xbox Game Pass.


The new adventure card game (originally: Living Card Game) is based on the fantasy worlds of JRR Tolkien and offers adventures for solo players and in a cooperative mode. The “The Lord of the Rings: Adventure Card Game”, developed by Fantasy Flight Interactive, relies on card game mechanisms combined with the presentation of a background story.

Early access phase used for improvements

The game is designed to combine “a powerful, narrative experience” with “profound strategic challenges that are designed to test the players' tactical skills. The feedback from the community that the developers received during the early access phase contributed significantly to the improvement of the game experience: “Thanks to the community feedback during the early access phase, 'The Lord of the Rings: Adventure Card Game 'features a sophisticated UI, a tutorial and refined gameplay mechanics, ”says the official release date announcement.

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The game is based on Tolkien's popular fantasy universe, as well as the card game from which it was inspired. It should offer fans an impressive and challenging Middle-earth experience. With a customizable deck of 30 cards, players are supposed to lead a squad of three heroes against Sauron's minions onto the battlefield.

The adventure card game has already been expanded to include new content. This is particularly interesting for all those players who "The Lord of the Rings: Adventure Card Game ”since the early development phase. So is "Encounter 3: Gundabad Awoken ”is available for free to all Early Access players starting today. The content: Players must face goblin hordes and find a way to deal with Sauron's new abilities. Sauron can use new cards from the areas of shadow, betrayal and event against the companions. In the hills and mountains around Gundabad, adventurous players will find new challenges that will put their troops to the test.

The “The Lord of the Rings: Adventure Card Game” will be released on August 29th for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch and PC-Steam. The game is also part of Xbox Game Pass along with other Asmodee Digital titles such as Munchkin and Pandemic.

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