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War in the North to be released this fall, collector’s edition, pre-order incentives detailed

Tuesday, 5th July 2011 15:56 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

Warner Bros. and Snowblind Studios today announced details for the North American Collector’s Edition and pre-order incentive programs for The Lord of the Rings: War in the North along with a Fall 2011 ship date.

The Collector’s Edition includes the following for $129.99:

  • Ranger of the North Quiver Case.
  • War in the North art book featuring concept art of key characters in the game, various enemies and beautiful environments in Middle-earth.
  • Inside Look: The Music of War in the North—content includes: interviews and footage of legendary composer Inon Zur at Abbey Road Studios and the E3 2011 Concert event, along with three tracks from the game soundtrack.
  • Digital content: Ranger of the North Avatar for Xbox Live (Xbox 360 sku) – includes the Ranger armor set, helmet, quiver and bow; War in the North Theme Pack (PS3 sku) – includes War in the North wallpaper, fonts, icons and much more.
  • The game.

There is a shot of the CE below, and it is to be made available for PC, PS3, and Xbox 360.

If you choose the standard edition, check out these special pre-order incentives from the following retailers:

  • Amazon:  Early access to part two of the War in the North Digital Comic written by Brian Wood, illustrated by Simon Coleby and produced by DC Entertainment. The comic book reveals the back story leading up to The Lord of the Rings: War in the North. Players will also receive the Orc Champion sword for in-game use.
  • Best Buy:  The Elf Theme Pack, equipped with a mystical Elven sword, armor and helmet, and get access to the Lothlórien Challenge map.
  • GameStop:  Visit the Citadel of the Stars and the Tower of Stone with the Human Theme Pack equipped with an exclusive human sword, armor and battle attire of the Human Ranger, and get access to the Osgiliath Challenge map.
  • Target: Three exclusive tracks from the War in the North soundtrack.
  • Toys ‘R’ Us: A Limited edition, signed War in the North poster by Jim Lee, and access to download parts one and two of the War in the North Digital Comic at launch.
  • Wal-Mart: The Dwarf Theme Pack which includes an exclusive dwarf sword, armor and helmet.

We’ll ask if Europe and the UK will receive similar incentives.

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6 Comments

  1. StolenGlory

    I read the description and when I read ‘Quiver Case’ I thought ‘Yea, right. Quiver design case perhaps but not an actual quiver’.

    Then, lo and behold it’s an ACTUAL FUCKING QUIVER.

    Still, not worth $129.99 though.

    #1 4 years ago
  2. Moonwalker1982

    Same as Skyrim? ….do they have a deathwise? Jeez..i’m sorry but this is a horrible decision. Why not bring it out in august or hell…september? I’d buy it then.

    #2 4 years ago
  3. Stephany Nunneley

    Well, technically, fall starts in Sept, so it could come out before 11-11-11. Maybe even November. Amazon still has it listed for August 24, but I don’t see it until at least the last week of Sept or early Oct personally. But then again, I am not psychic unfortunately. :p

    #3 4 years ago
  4. I Am A Troll

    I believe I possess a similar ranger’s quiver. I don’t think I have to tell you how I got it :D

    #4 4 years ago
  5. Stephany Nunneley

    @4 You ate him, I assume ;)

    #5 4 years ago
  6. I Am A Troll

    That would have normally been the case. There are consequences for trespassing troll land, you know.

    Unfortunately the fool had a youngling with him. I forced him to relinquish his weapons. No more. Curse my merciful heart. Aye, as the elders say, it is not the way of the trolls to show pity.

    #6 4 years ago

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