Middle-earth: Shadow of War Gets New “Orc Tales” Trailer

Middle-earth: Shadow of War's newest trailer spotlights some of the unique personal stories created in the Nemesis System that PS4, Xbox One, and PC players will experience this October.

on August 31, 2017 10:23 AM

Today, publisher Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and developer Monolith Productions released yet another trailer for their upcoming and highly-anticipated open-world action RPG, Middle-earth: Shadow of War.

The new trailer — dubbed “Orc Tales” — spotlights some examples of the unique personal stories that can be created courtesy of the expanded Nemesis System. In Shadow of War, players will have entirely new ways to experience the game’s world, with more choices and opportunities to due to the addition of Orc Followers.

Just like the game’s predecessor Shadow of Mordor, whether you decide to spare, scare, or recruit, every encounter in the game will be remembered and tossed into the dynamic Nemesis system that shapes the society and conflict within Mordor.

For those that don’t know: Middle-earth: Shadow of War is set between the events of The Hobbit  and Lord of the Rings, and continues the original narrative of 2014’s critically acclaimed Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor.

Middle-earth: Shadow of War is poised to hit on October 10th via the Xbox One, PC, and PS4. It will notably have PS4 Pro and Xbox One X support, though how this support will manifest hasn’t been divulged.

As previously reported, the game is available across three different special editions (not including the standard edition) and has pre-order incentives that will grant you the Legendary Champions War Party and the exclusive Epic Sword of Dominion if you pre-order a copy of the game on any platform. It will also notably be available as part of select Xbox One S bundles.

As you may remember, last month Middle-earth: Shadow of War was making all the headlines for all the wrong reasons, after announcing a controversial addition to the game: good ol’ loot boxes and microtransactions.

Below, you can find the new, aforementioned trailer:

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