Turbine has announced that the latest update, Update 11: Treachery of the White Hand, will be coming soon for their hit MMORPG Lord of the Rings Online. The update will bring with it, five new areas to explore. Players can visit the new areas of Writhendowns, The Fallows, Whishaws, High Knolls, and Balewood. Each new zone will have new quests along with some exciting stuff never before seen in the game.
Along with the new zones, Lord of the Rings Online is also update their mounted combat system, adding new class-specific traits to enhance your mounted combat skills, while also offering bonuses to mobility on your base steed, increasing the new VIP benefits, which includes a custom character portrait frame and improved bonus experience, and giving players Silver Hobbit Presents for each day that they log in. The rewards from the Silver Hobbit Presents will range from common good to legendary items.
A timetable for the release has not been set, but we can expect it to be coming within the next month or so.