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LotRO: Leaves of Lórien Live

The latest game update for Lord of the Rings Online has gone live today in the US.

Book 7: Leaves of Lórien introduces many new features to the game including:The new self-revive mechanicInduction times (time spent interacting with game objects) reducedMonster Play emotesNew area: Lothlórien, with new quests and a new faction, the Elves of LothlórienNew player Experience overhaulNew quest guide integrated with the quest trackerNew 12 man raidCrafting instancesXP curve change (faster levelling speed)Several screenshots of the update were released recently, showing many of the new areas and characters. The developers also gave an insight into designing the quests in Book 7.

Codemasters announced the European release date for Leaves of Lórien is currently 26 March, due to delays in the localisation process. The director of Community Relations recently explained that the update contains much more content than had been expected, which is the main reason for the hold-up.

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