Xbox Play Anywhere title Shadow of War is up for pre-order with exclusive content

Kareem Anderson

One of Monolith Productions most well-reviewed games is bolstering its franchise with a sequel called Middle-earth: Shadow of War.

Shadow of War is scheduled for release on August 22, 2017, but eager fans are being treated to a cool new trailer alongside pre-order access. 

Microsoft is jumping in on the rabid fandom of the game by also supporting the game with its Xbox Play Anywhere feature set allowing gamers to pick up and go from console to desktop effortlessly.

We’re excited to share with you today the first look at the epic gameplay in this third-person open world action RPG sequel to one of the best games this console generation. The Gameplay Walkthrough for Middle-earth: Shadow of War features content that’s several hours into the main game, taking place in the mountain valley of Seregost, as you launch an assault on Ur-Hakon the Dragon and his terror fortress. You’ll also get a fresh look at the revolutionary Nemesis System.

Shadow of War appears to be as ambitious as its predecessor by introducing its next generation Nemesis System which brings tweaks to the tame & ride system as well as introduces a dragon.

For those interested in pre-ordering, know that pre-orders also unlock four legendary Orc Champions and an Epic Sword of Dominion.