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New Soldier on Landscape screens for The Lord of the Rings Online

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Turbine has released a new set of screenshots, featuring the Soldier on Landscape feature coming to The Lord of the Rings Online: Update 6. The new screenshots are included in our Update 6 gallery below.

The “Soldier on Landscape” feature allows players to summon their skirmish companions into the field to assist them against the world’s toughest challenges. The update will also introduce several new regions, expands the free Epic Story, and improves the Instance Finder to allow players to select instances, skirmishes, loot rules, or remove players with a fellowship vote.

Turbine also publishes Dungeons and Dragons Online.

The Lord of the Rings Online: Update 6 Screenshots


The Lord of the Rings Online: Update 6, Shores of the Great River

The journey towards Rohan begins with Update 6, Shores of the Great River!

The Great River Region

Travel along the shores of the mighty Anduin in the expansive new region coming in Update 6! The signs of war are all around you as Isengard and Barad-dûr put their dark plans into motion. Push back the Easterlings, dangerous brigands and an ancient enemy of Rohan, as they gather for an attack on Rohan and Lórien. Explore seven new areas along the upper Anduin including the green plains of Parth Celebrant where treacherous shades roam, unable to rest.

New Features:

Epic Story

The latest chapter in LOTRO’s free Epic Story awaits! Travel to Lothlórien to seek Galadriel’s wisdom after experiencing troubling dreams. Investigate the grim tidings along the Great River but be prepared as the evidence may point to a foe more terrible than your darkest nightmares.

Soldier on Landscape

Get the helping hand you need with LOTRO’s new Soldier on Landscape! This new feature allows you to summon your faithful skirmish companion in the field. Customize your skirmish solider to help you tackle even the toughest challenges!

Instance Finder Update

You spoke, Turbine listened, and now we’re making Instance Finder better than ever! Instance Finder will soon allow you to queue for the specific instances and skirmishes that you want to do. You can also choose to change loot rules and remove players with a fellowship vote. The rewards are being enhanced, too, granting additional XP for skirmish completion and scaling currency bonuses for when you queue for a larger range of instances.

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