Amazon is making a 'Lord of the Rings' MMO

 Amazon Game Studios is developing a massively multiplayer online (MMO) game based on J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Lord of the Rings" franchise.

The game will be set in Middle-earth, exploring previously unseen regions and stories beyond what is depicted in the books and films.

The project is a collaboration between Amazon Game Studios, Leyou Technologies, and Middle-earth Enterprises.

The MMO is being developed for both PC and consoles, allowing players to embark on their Middle-earth adventures across various platforms.

The game is expected to offer a rich and immersive experience, with stunning visuals and detailed landscapes to bring the world of Middle-earth to life.

Players will have the opportunity to create their own unique characters and join forces with other players in cooperative gameplay.

The developers aim to deliver an authentic and faithful adaptation of Tolkien's work, ensuring that the game captures the essence of the beloved fantasy world.

The Lord of the Rings MMO is part of Amazon's broader strategy to expand its presence in the gaming industry and capitalize on the popularity of the franchise.

The project has been in development for several years and has undergone significant revisions and changes during its production.