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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