Lord Of The Rings: Gollum Release Date Announced, And It’s One Day Before Rings Of Power
The Lord of the Rings: Gollum will be released on September 1, developer Daedalic has announced. That day is coming to PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and PC, with a Nintendo Switch version later in 2022.
The September 1 release date is just one day before Amazon’s The Lord of the Rings TV show, The Rings of Power, premieres via Prime Video. September 2 is also the anniversary of JRR Tolkien’s death.
Gollum is a story-driven, stealth-focused adventure game based on the character from JRR Tolkien’s acclaimed Middle-earth stories. This game is specifically set during the early chapters of The Fellowship of the Ring, after Gollum loses the Ring to Bilbo.
“Gollum decides to leave the Misty Mountains and embark on a perilous journey that takes him from the dungeons of Barad-dûr to the Wood Elves’ realm at Mirkwood,” one line of the game’s description reads. “To survive the dangers of his journey through Middle-earth, Gollum has to sneak, climb, and use all his cunning.”
There is also a “split personality” mechanic at play in the game, as Gollum must deal with his own bouncing mind struggles between Gollum and Smeagol. Additionally, Daedalic teased that “known characters” from the books will appear in the game, as well as “new faces.”
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