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 adventure for solo players and in a cooperative mode. Developed by Fantasy Flight Interactive, The Lord of the Rings: Adventure Card Game relies on card game mechanics combined with the presentation of a backstory.
Early access phase used for improvements
The game aims to combine "a strong narrative experience" with "deeply strategic challenges designed to test players' tactical skills. The community feedback the developers received during Early Access has been instrumental in improving the gameplay experience: "Thanks to community feedback during Early Access, 'The Lord of the Rings: Adventure Card Game' features a polished UI, tutorial and refined gameplay mechanics," reads the official release date announcement.
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