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The Lord of the Rings Gollum delayed to 2022

Alongside a new partnership between Daedalic and Nacon.

The Lord of the Rings Gollum will be delayed by a year and is now expected in 2022, Daedalic Entertainment has announced.

News of the delay came as Daedalic also announced it has signed a co-publishing deal with Nacon.

“The two companies decided to join forces to ensure that the game will meet the expectations of fans of The Lord of the Rings and fully leverage the power of the new generation of consoles,” a press release reads. “The universe will be faithfully represented thanks to the partnership with Middle-earth Enterprises, the company that holds the adaptation rights to the novel series by J.R.R. Tolkien.”

The Lord of the Rings Gollum was announced back in 2019. A showcase trailer from August 2020 can be found below.

In recent news, co-publisher Nacon acquired local developer Big Ant Studios.

Expected in 2022, The Lord of the Rings Gollum is planned for Windows PC, Xbox, PlayStation and Switch. It was originally planned for a 2021 release date.

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