Despite an original fall release date, EA and Pandemic studios have announced a small delay in Lord of the Rings: Conquest for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PC and DS. Via a press release it was announced the game would have an official January 13th, 2009 launch in the US.
“We have been working hard to create a ‘The Lords of the Rings’ experience like no other,” says Andrew Goldman, Pandemic Studios co-founder and general manager. “And we are excited to finally confirm the launch of The Lord of the Rings: Conquest to ‘The Lord of the Rings’ and Star Wars Battlefront fans alike.”
“Players will finally be able to fight through Middle-earth along the frontlines of good or evil,” says Josh Resnick, co-founder and general manager at Pandemic Studios. “And what ‘The Lord of the Rings’ fan hasn’t fantasized about joining Sauron’s army to slay Hobbits?”
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Update: We've corrected the date and posted a brand new trailer of the game in the full article.