The Lord of the Rings, The Battle for Middle-earth II, The Rise of…
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The Lord of the Rings, The Battle for Middle-earth II, The Rise of the Witch-king
The Rise of the Witch-King expands the universe Tolkien created. This expansion pack lets you command the rise of evil in Middle-earth.
Adapt your strategies to face challenging new campaign missions, featuring Control Point, Competition, king of the Hill, and Hold Out mission types.
Every feature in The Lord of the Rings, The Battle for Middle-earth II has been expanded, from a new single player campaign to new units for each of the original game’s six factions.
Expanded War of the Ring Mode
Play an enhanced and expanded War of the Ring mode, including new army persistence—the units you build up in Battle Phase skirmishes carry over onto the Living World map, allowing you to deploy them to other territories across Middle-earth.
Explore a never-before-seen period of Middle-earth history. Witness the Witch-king's rise to power and Angmar's invasion of the great kingdom of Arnor - a story only glimpsed at in the books and never visualized in the movies.
The innovative hero creation tool reaches a new level of depth and strategy with the Create-A-Hero Cost system and new hero assets.
Innovative new units bring a higher level of strategy to the battlefield. Scout the enemy, assess the situation, then use the Thrall Master to summon entire hordes to fight your foes, or enlist the Sorcerer to cast devastating spells using the souls of his acolytes as currency…