Earlier today, Monolith Productions and Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment released an informative trailer and more details on all of the content included in their Expansion Pass for Middle-earth: Shadow of War. The trailer is embedded above while an overview of all the content is listed below.
Slaughter Tribe Nemesis Expansion (Available November 2017)
- The gruesome Slaughter tribe invades Mordor introducing new missions, Epic and Legendary Orcs, tribal showdowns and fierce battles, brought to life through the Nemesis System.
- New Slaughter tribe fortress with Overlord throne room, monuments, and outposts.
- Players can hunt down Legendary Slaughter tribe Orcs for a new Legendary gear set with additional upgrade challenges.
- Slaughter Orcs are the most bloodthirsty in Mordor, capable of ambushing players at any point, creating a deadly new challenge for players.
Outlaw Tribe Nemesis Expansion (Available December 2017)
- The proud Outlaw tribe arise within Mordor introducing new missions, Epic and Legendary Orcs, tribal showdowns and intense battles, brought to life through the Nemesis System.
- New Outlaw tribe fortress with Overlord throne room, monuments, and outposts.
- Players can hunt down Legendary Outlaw tribe Orcs for a new Legendary gear set with additional upgrade challenges.
- The Outlaw tribe is home to the most rebellious warriors in Orc society, outcasts who have a deep contempt of all those who would rule them, be they foreign invaders or Lords of Mordor (whether Dark or Bright).
Blade of Galadriel Story Expansion (Available February 2018)
- Play as Eltariel, an elite assassin known as the Blade of Galadriel, and go head-to-head with the newest addition to the ranks of the Nazgûl.
- Wield Eltariel’s dual Elven blades and harness the Light of Galadriel with a host of deadly new combat abilities, skills, and gear.
- Encounter memorable new Nemesis characters, such as Flint and Tinder and the Slayer of the Dead, while battling the Nazgûl and learning more mysteries of their past.
- Gain eight unique Legendary Orcs who can return to join your forces in the main story campaign with new abilities added to the Nemesis System.
- Unlockable Eltariel character skin for the main story campaign.
Desolation of Mordor Story Expansion (Available May 2018)
- Play as Baranor, the Captain of Minas Ithil and survivor of the city’s demise, in a new story expansion where players will command the forces of Man against a new Orc threat to the East.
- Unite with Torvin, the Dwarven Hunter, to craft powerful new combat gear, including the shield, gauntlet, chain, and glider.
- Hire mercenaries to create a human army and conquer the all-new desert region of Lithlad.
- Fight to survive in Mordor as a human without the power of a Ring or a wraith to cheat death in a new rogue-like campaign mode.
- Unlockable Baranor character skin for the main story campaign.
The Middle-earth: Shadow of War Expansion Pass retails for $39.99 and can be purchased right now for PS4, Xbox One, and PC. As I mentioned on a previous episode of The Co-op Podcast, there’s a lot of content in the base game and it may take fans a while to explore all that this title has to offer.
Middle-earth: Shadow of War is out now for PS4, Xbox One, and PC. Are any of you planning on picking up the Expansion Pass? Please feel free to let us know in the comments section below.