Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
has announced that Turbine
will launch this fall a major update for The Lord of the Rings Online
(LOTRO), making this MMORPG free-to-play for everyone. The new pricing model allows players to download the game and play for free, purchase expansions, quest packs, items, and account services from the new LOTRO Store, or join the VIP program to get unlimited access to all of the game's content for one low price. Players interested in getting a sneak peek of the new LOTRO can sign up here
for a chance to participate in the Beta program which begins June 16, 2010.