Immersive card game available today in Early Access for PC and Mac
ROSEVILLE, Minnesota – AUG. 28, 2018 – Asmodee Digital and Fantasy Flight Interactive today launched The Lord of the Rings: Living Card Game into Early Access on Steam for PC and Mac. The Early Access release is currently available as a single-player only experience and will feature cooperative play in the months to follow. Early access is open to players who have purchased one of the three Founder’s Packs: the Shire™ pack, priced at $7.99, the Steward of Gondor Pack, priced at $15.99, and the Istari Pack, priced at $29.99. Each of these Founder’s Packs come with a suite of cards, in-game currency, and custom cosmetic items that will start adventurers off on their quest through Middle-earth™. Players can opt to buy all three Founder’s Packs in a bundle as the Mithril™ Founder’s Pack Bundle for $47.99.
“We’re incredibly excited to bring this adaptation of the original table top game to life in Early Access,” stated Timothy Gerritsen, Head of Studio for Fantasy Flight Interactive. “This is just the beginning as we add new play modes, new adventures and explore the incredibly rich world and characters of Middle-earth.”
In addition, players can access Early Access if they have pre-ordered The Lord of the Rings: Living Card Game Collector’s Edition, which features a unique two-player starter edition of The Lord of the Rings: The Card Game, a brass replica of The One Ring™, individual art prints of four heroes from the game, and digital codes for the Mithril Founder’s Pack Bundle, custom cosmetic items, along with the Original Soundtrack as mp3 files available now at https://www.fantasyflightgames.com/en/news/2018/6/21/there-and-back-again-1/.
The Lord of the Rings: Living Card Game tasks players with leading a Fellowship of three heroes through a series of narrative campaigns across Middle-earth as they face off against the dark forces of Sauron. Players will forge their own fellowships and build decks comprised of ally, event, and equipment cards to face challenges that test their spirit, lore, tactics, and leadership.
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About Fantasy Flight Interactive
Fantasy Flight Interactive is a digital game studio based out of Madison, Wisconsin and a subsidiary of Asmodee North America. Founded in 2017, the studio’s mission is to bring the Fantasy Flight experience to digital platforms, delivering on the innovative gameplay, immersive gaming experiences, industry-leading customer service and top-quality game components that define Fantasy Flight.
About Fantasy Flight Games
Fantasy Flight Games is a leading hobby game company based out of Roseville, Minnesota, publishing a massive array of board and card games, role playing games, miniatures games, digital games, and Living Card Games®. Established in 1995, Fantasy Flight Games has earned a reputation for innovative gameplay, immersive experiences, industry-leading customer service and top-quality game components. Many of its popular titles are based on renowned licenses like Star Wars, A Song of Ice and Fire, and The Lord of the Rings, as well as proprietary licenses such as Legend of the Five Rings, Android, and Runebound. Fantasy Flight Games has published titles in over thirty languages and distributed to more than fifty territories.
About Asmodee Digital
Asmodee Digital, a fully owned subsidiary of the Asmodee Group, is an international publisher and distributor of digital board games with operations located in Europe, North America, and China. Asmodee Digital manages the creation, design, development, publishing, and marketing of board and card games on leading digital platforms for Asmodee studios as well as for third-party publishers. The current Asmodee Digital catalog includes best-selling digital games such as Catan VR, Carcassonne, Ticket to Ride, Splendor, Agricola, Mille Bornes, Pandemic, Small World 2, Mr. Jack London, Colt Express, Mysterium, Potion Explosion, Onirim, Jaipur, Spot It! Duel, Abalone, Ticket to Ride First Journey, Catan Stories, Talisman, Fighting Fantasy Legends, Smash Up and digital versions of many other well-known board games.
About Middle-earth Enterprises
Inspired by a deep appreciation for the fictional world created by J.R.R. Tolkien, Middle-earth Enterprises is dedicated to working with businesses providing quality products in accordance with best green business and sustainability practices, including fair trade, equality in the workplace, and a commitment to protect our earth, its wondrous beauty and the viability of every living creature.
The Saul Zaentz Company dba Middle-earth Enterprises, has been producing and licensing films, merchandise and stage productions based on The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit for more than 40 years. With headquarters located in Berkeley, California, its website may be found at www.middleearth.com.
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