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(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc and Swedish sport developer Embracer Group have agreed to develop and publish a massively multiplayer on-line (MMO) sport primarily based on fantasy sequence “The Lord of the Rings”, the businesses stated on Monday.
The sport, which is within the early phases of improvement, will probably be set in Center-earth, that includes tales of “The Hobbit” and “The Lord of the Rings” literary trilogy written by J.R.R. Tolkien, in accordance with the businesses.
The recognition for MMO titles that help numerous gamers concurrently surged through the COVID-19 pandemic, and has stayed sturdy.
Online game writer Digital Arts additionally launched its cellular sport “The Lord of the Rings: Heroes of Center-earth” earlier this month.
Amazon and Embracer stated on Monday they’ll publish the sport globally for PCs and consoles, and stated that extra particulars, together with the launch timing, will probably be shared at a later date.
Earlier in 2021, Amazon had canceled a web-based role-playing sport primarily based on “The Lord of the Rings”, which was introduced in 2019.
(Reporting by Tiyashi Datta in Bengaluru; Modifying by Shinjini Ganguli)