Middle-earth: Shadow of War delayed to October 10

Developer needs more time to deliver on quality.

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Warner Bros. Interactive has delayed Middle-earth: Shadow of War from its previously planned late August release date to October 10 worldwide, the publisher announced.

Here’s a message from the game’s development team:

Middle-earth: Shadow of War expands gameplay in every dimension, including the massive open world, the story, the RPG systems, and personal player stories of the Nemesis System. As with Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, Monolith is committed to delivering the highest quality experience. In order to do this, we have made the difficult decision to move our launch date to ensure that Middle-earth: Shadow of War will deliver on that promise.

We understand that it might be disappointing to have to wait a little longer for the release and are sorry for the delay, but we are working hard to make an amazing game. We’re excited to show more at E3.

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