The Lord of the Rings Online: Rise of Isengard Beta Dated

Beta Program is invite-only, but players who pre-purchase the expansion will receive preferred access
Turbine has revealed that The Lord of the Rings Online: Rise of Isengard, the next expansion to the free-to-play massively multiplayer online roleplaying game (MMORPG), will enter open beta on July 27th, 2011. Set to launch on September 27, 2011, Rise of Isengard will expand the online world of Middle-earth where players will join forces to press further eastward into the legendary region of Isengard. This expansion will be available for purchase in the LOTRO Store with an increased level cap, the new region of Isengard including the legendary tower of Orthanc, enhancements to monster play and much more.