Turbine Inc. made available The Lord of the Rings Online (LOTRO) free-to-play for everyone. LOTRO delivers the ultimate adventure featuring a massive world with state-of-the-art graphics and gameplay, and a rich set of features that until now could only be found in premium subscription-based online games.
Potential players can download the client from the game's official website and get started at zero cost. The free-to-play option allows gamers to level up to level 50 for free in the most basic way available, while they may visit the new LOTRO Store to purchase expansions, quest packs, items, and account services piecemeal. Existing paid subscribers will automatically be enrolled into the new VIP program, providing unlimited access to all of the game's premium offerings.
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