Step Into the Shire: Explore Middle-earth in Tales of the Shire

Experience the enchanting simplicity of Hobbit life in this upcoming cozy simulation game

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Dive Into the Heart of Middle-earth with Tales of the Shire

Get ready to step into the cosy Hobbit-sized shoes of a Middle-earth dweller with the upcoming release of Tales of the Shire: A The Lord of the Rings Game. Slated to hit the gaming universe in the latter half of 2024, this immersive life simulation promises to transport players straight into the idyllic world created by J.R.R. Tolkien.

A New Venture by Private Division and Wētā Workshop

The partnership between Private Division, a notable publishing label under Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc., and Wētā Workshop, revered for their cinematic contributions to the Middle-earth realm, has sparked a fresh venture into Tolkien’s universe. The game is being developed by Wētā Workshop Game Studio, signaling an exciting new direction for the team known for breathing life into the epic landscapes and detailed lore of The Lord of the Rings film trilogy.

Experience the Shire Life

Tales of the Shire offers gamers a unique opportunity to live out their dream of being a Hobbit in the Shire’s picturesque town of Bywater. The game’s setting allows players to immerse themselves in the tranquil pastures and engage with the community’s everyday Hobbit life. From fishing at Bywater Pool to cooking and gardening, the game is packed with activities that embody the peaceful Hobbit lifestyle.

Building Community and Celebrating Tradition

One of the core experiences in Tales of the Shire is the community-building aspect where players can help elevate Bywater to official village status by organizing the grandest festival the Shire has ever seen. This feature highlights the game’s focus on wholesome, community-centric gameplay, a theme that resonates deeply with fans of the genre and newcomers alike.

Customization at Your Fingertips

Kelly Tyson, Head of Product at Wētā Workshop, emphasizes the game’s deep customization options that let players craft their personal Hobbit avatar and home. From selecting furniture to deciding on home décor, the game offers a plethora of choices to design a space that feels truly homey.

A Warm Welcome to Middle-earth

Michael Worosz, Chief Strategy Officer at Take-Two Interactive and Head of Private Division, highlights the game as a long-awaited answer to fans’ desires for a warm, inviting experience within the Tolkien universe. By providing a canvas for players to create their own stories within the Shire, the game sets a new standard for interactive experiences in the beloved realm of Middle-earth.

Licensed to Create

With the backing of Middle-earth Enterprises, Wētā Workshop Game Studio has been granted extensive creative freedom to bring Tolkien’s world to life in a way that respects and expands upon the original lore.

Tales of the Shire is set to launch on multiple platforms, including Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC via Steam. This game is not just a new title but an invitation to step into a world filled with simplicity, beauty, and the charm of the Hobbit way of life. For those yearning for a slice of the Shire, this game might just be your next big adventure.

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5

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