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Middle-earth: Shadow of War confirmed by Warner Bros.

Middle-earth: Shadow of War has been confirmed by Warner Bros. after an accidental leak yesterday by retailer Target.

The sequel to Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, Shadow of War offers players a new Ring of Power and the chance to fight Sauron and his Nazgul.

You can get your first taste of the open world game below:

“Following the amazing reception to Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, we massively expanded every dimension of the game, including the world, the story, the RPG systems, the core gameplay and of course the personal player stories of the Nemesis System,” said Michael de Plater, Vice President at developer Monolith Productions.

“As lifelong fans of Middle-earth, we are so grateful to have the privilege to bring to life the most incredible fantasy world ever created in a new way, for a new generation. With Middle-earth: Shadow of War, we can’t wait to see the amazing stories players are going to create and share.”

Middle-earth: Shadow of War will be available on Windows PC, Xbox One and PS4 from 23 August. Warner Bros. also confirmed Shadow of War will be an Xbox Play Anywhere title across Xbox One and Windows 10 PC. We reviewed the first game in the now franchise, Shadow of Mordor, here.

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