What’s in the Riders of Rohan LoTR Online expansion?

Warner Bros and Turbine have announced that Lord of the Rings Online: Riders of Rohan will come to the UK for the Autumn in 2012. Pre-purchase is already open at rohan.lotor.com and tehre are special for signing up early.

Riders of Rohan is the biggest expansion for Lord of the Rings Online to date. It introduces the largest geographic area ever to the game (three times larger than Moria) and mounted combat.

The mounted combat addition to LotR Online is significant. Players can customise their war-steed’s armour and training. Combat on the war-steeds is likely to be against wargs as well as orcs.

The level cap is set at 85.

There are a number of different editions in the pre-purchase selection.

Legendary Edition — Includes the full Riders of Rohan Expansion plus:

  • The Steed of the Eastemnet – An exclusive Rohirrim Mount available immediately with matching War-steed appearance available when Riders of Rohan launches
  • Armor of the Eastemnet — An exclusive full set of Rohirrim cosmetic armour
  • Friend of the Mark — An exclusive in-game Rohirrim title
  • 6th Inventory Bag – An inventory bag that grants 15 additional storage slots
  • Crystal of Remembrance – Adds one additional legacy to your legendary weapon
  • Exclusive Rohan Content — Discover the lineage of the great War-steeds and earn a mounted combat deed that grants an exclusive skill for your War-steed

Pre-Purchase Bonuses:

  • Rohan Elite Guard Statted Cloak — A box of four level 75 statted cloaks that allows you to choose a power bonus for your hero type
  • The Outriders Token — A 25% XP Boost for all characters on your account that will last up to level 75
  • Rohirrim Soldier on Landscape Appearance — Upon reaching level 20, you can customize your Soldier on Landscape with a Rohirrim Appearance

Heroic Edition – Includes the full Riders of Rohan Expansion plus:

  • The Steed of the Eastemnet – An exclusive Rohirrim Mount
  • Hauberk of the Eastemnet — An exclusive Rohirrim cosmetic chest piece
  • Friend of the Mark — An exclusive in-game Rohirrim title
  • Evendim, Moria, and Lothlórien Quest Packs — Over 650 quests, 10 fellowship instances, and two raids

Pre-Purchase Bonuses:

  • Rohan Elite Guard Statted Cloak — A box of four level 20 statted cloaks that allows you to choose a power bonus for your hero type
  • The Outriders Token — A 25% XP Boost for all characters on your account that will last up to level 75
  • Rohirrim Soldier on Landscape Appearance — Upon reaching level 20, you can customize your Soldier on Landscape with a Rohirrim Appearance

Base Edition — Includes the full Riders of Rohan Expansion plus:

  • The Steed of the Eastemnet – An exclusive Rohirrim Mount
  • Friend of the Mark — An exclusive in-game Rohirrim title

Pre-Purchase Bonuses:

  • Rohan Elite Guard Statted Cloak — A box of four level 20 statted cloaks that allows you to choose a power bonus for your hero type
  • Rohirrim Soldier on Landscape Appearance — Upon reaching level 20, you can customize your Soldier on Landscape with a Rohirrim Appearance

Players will have access to all of the bonus items including the Steed of the Eastemnet, the Armour and Hauberk of the Eastemnet, the Friend of the Mark in-game title, the 6th inventory bag, the Crystal of Remembrance, the Exclusive Rohan Content, the Evendim, Moria, and Lothlórien Quest Packs, the Elite Guard Statted Cloaks, the Outrider’s Token, and, upon hitting level 20, the Rohirrim Soldier on Landscape Appearance after purchase.

These special offers will only be available for a limited time.

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