publishing house Private Divisionwhich is part of the company Take-Two Interactivewill release a new game based on “Lord of the Rings“behind the authorship J. R. R. Tolkien. The developer is Weta Workshopwho participated in the creation of the trilogy of films “The Lord of the Rings” and “The Hobbit” as an expert team on visual effects.
Weta Workshop has not been involved in game development before, but in 2014 a dedicated games department was opened under its wing, which is now responsible for the as-yet unnamed Lord of the Rings project.
The team has been given a broad license to work with Tolkien’s original source, allowing the developers to showcase their take on the Lord of the Rings universe.
The game is expected to be released no earlier than fiscal year 2024. Right now it is still in its early stages. The developers have already stated that their brainchild will be unique and not like other game works under license.
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