Latest 5 FAQ entries

Why does LOTRO look different from the movies?

(Last updated: 30-07-2008 16:56:17)
Both the recent The Lord of the Rings™ movies and The Lord of the Rings Online™: Shadows of Angmar™ are based on the trilogy by J.R.R Tolkien. However, the two projects are not related directly to each other and do not share art, music, or settings.

What happens when my trial expires?

(Last updated: 30-07-2008 16:52:51)
Once your free trial has expired, you will need to purchase either a physical box copy or digital version of the full game. After purchasing the full game and upgrading your trial subscriptions to a full retail subscription on the Codemasters Online accounts system, you will have 30 days free play time to enjoy before your first recurring subscription payment is taken. All your characters items, friends and quest progress will be exactly where you left them- just log into the game with your Codemasters Online details and pick up where you left off.

What will the new lands players can explore be?

(Last updated: 30-07-2008 16:20:46)


Will the expansion be released globally at the same time?

(Last updated: 28-07-2008 14:25:54)
At this time we are aiming for a simultaneous global release of the Mines of Moria across Europe and North America.

Will there be an open beta test of the expansion?
(Last updated: 28-07-2008 14:24:43)
It is currently undecided whether there will be a beta test for the expansion. If we decide to host a beta test details will be released on with all required information for participation.
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