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The hit sequel to Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor came out to rave reviews, hell it even sparked a ton of controversy over micro transactions in video games. Now, that very same game, Middle Earth: Shadow of War has been upgraded to the titular, Definitive Edition. This version comes with all of the current updates to the game, the two bonus Orc tribes and the two story DLCs; The Blade of Galdriel and Desolation of Mordor. All of this rolled into one package is something that fans of the series shouldn’t miss if you haven’t played the game yet. Check out the launch trailer above as well as some more information below.

About Middle Earth: Shadow of War Definitive Edition:

  Middle-earth: Shadow of War Definitive Edition features the main game in which players forge a new Ring of Power, conquer fortresses in massive battles and dominate Mordor with their own personal Orc army, all brought to life by the award-winning Nemesis System. The full Expansion Pass is also included with additional story campaigns, missions, playable characters, Orc tribes, weapons, abilities, enemies, a new region and much more. Middle-earth: Shadow of War Main Game Slaughter Tribe Nemesis Expansion Outlaw Tribe Nemesis Expansion Blade of Galadriel Story Expansion Desolation of Mordor Story Expansion.

Additionally, Middle-earth: Shadow of War Definitive Edition brings together a multitude of different enhancements and free content updates, from a richer campaign experience and streamlined post-game Epilogue to new player skins and the complete removal of the market, in addition to hundreds of other improvements since the release of Middle-earth: Shadow of War™. Market Closure: Complete removal of the market and microtransactions. Updated Post-Game: Streamlined post-game Epilogue (formerly Shadow Wars) with new narration from Shelob, the Witch-king and Dark Talion, plus new Masks of the Nazgûl player rewards. Nemesis System Enhancements: Numerous improvements bringing further depth to combat encounters and player interactions, along with added traits and behaviors for Orc enemies, more Legendary Orcs to encounter and more ways to get Training Orders.

Powering Up: Follower level cap has been increased to 80, enemy Captain level cap has been increased to 85, greater XP rewards, new Prestige skills, upgrades and more. Gear Upgrades: Players can now use Mirian to raise the level of a piece of gear to their current level and use gems to re-roll abilities. Skins: Added player skins for Celebrimbor, Eltariel, Dark Eltariel, Baranor and Serka. Online Pit Fights & Conquests: Added search feature to challenge specific players’ Overlords and fortresses in Friendly Mode. Endless Siege: Added feature to defend fortresses against never-ending waves of Sauron’s forces. Rebellion: Added feature to crush rebel Ologs and Uruks who undermine the Bright Lord. Photo Mode Upgrades: Capture every battle with new filters, frames and textures. 

Difficulty Levels: Added Brutal and Gravewalker difficulty levels. Player Stats: Added player stats page to track in-game enemy kills, dominations and betrayals. Players can also check out a free Middle-earth: Shadow of War game demo available on Xbox One, PlayStation®4 and PC, allowing gamers to build an army of unique Orc followers and lead them in a fortress assault deep in the heart of Mordor.

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Tags : Middle Earth: Shadow of War Definitive EditionMonolith StudiosWarner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
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Practically born with a controller in hand, Randy Ladyka is a self-proclaimed Video Game Connoisseur. Aside from fully investing himself in all things nerd, he’s currently raising three little boys and attempting to convince his wife to play anything with him. He spends 90% of his free time reading, researching and playing games and recording your next favorite gaming video. The other 10% is spent sleeping and eating, though not simultaneously.