As with pre-order editions, Season Passes are also becoming increasingly popular with games. The latest title to be tempted by the season pass treatment is Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor
, and with plenty of missions and challenges to sink your teeth into, it's certainly one worth considering.
The Season Pass for the game will give players early access to a special challenge series, as well as other story missions and a special exclusive for the pass itself. The content included in the Season Pass is as follows:
· Exclusive ‘Guardians of the Flaming Eye’ Orc Warband mission
o Players will face Sauron’s elite Defenders before the Black Gate and earn the Rising Flame rune
· Early access to the ‘Trials of War’ challenge series
o Players will test their skills against select legions of Sauron’s forces in this series of challenge modes and build their legend as gamers post their best score on the Challenge Leaderboard
· All new story missions with hours of gameplay
o Lord of the Hunt – Hunt the wild beasts of Mordor as player’s discover hidden lairs, earn unique runes and face off against powerful monsters
o The Bright Lord – Play as Celebrimbor, the great Elven smith of the Second Age, and battle against Sauron and the might of his forces
· Access to future content
o Including runes, skins and additional future add-on content.
Apart from what you see here, there are no more details, including pricing, for the Season Pass, so we'll share that information once we found out more.Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor
will be released on Xbox 360 and Xbox One on September 30th in North America and October 3rd in Europe.