EA have released an update to their bulletin
about closing the servers for The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-earth II
. They have confirmed that the Xbox servers for the game will not be shutting until January 11th, 2011. The PC servers, however, will be closing on the original date of December 31st, 2010.
The servers are being shut because the licensing deal with Middle-earth Enterprises has expired. EA have asked that you direct any questions about the server shutdown to the support area on their official website
Just to remind you, the achievements that will become unobtainable are:
• The Hobbit and the Troll
• Capture them all!!!
• King of Kings
• My Heroes are better than yours
• Entrepreneur of Middle-earth
• Capture and Hold
• King of the Hill!
• My Heroes!!!!
• Middle-earth Financier
• Try a tutorial
• In need of a lesson
You now have 32 days left to get all the multiplayer achievements and be in with a chance of getting the full 705G from the game.