WB officially announces Middle-earth: Shadow of War for PC, PS4, and Xbox

Coming to Scorpio too

Well, that extremely official looking Target leak was right! WB has officially announced Middle-earth: Shadow of War, the follow-up to Shadow of Mordor.

It’ll hit the PC and PS4, as well as Xbox One as an “Xbox Play Anywhere” game. It’s launching on August 22, 2017, and will hit the Scorpio (which we still know next to nothing about) later that year. Akin to games working on PS4 and PS4 Pros interchangeably, WB also confirms that it will be playable on the Scorpio for no extra charge.

That’s great news for those of us who were worried that the Scorpio would be less of a “1.5” upgrade for the Xbox One and more of a shift to a new generation. Of course this could be an “at the discretion of the developer” type thing, but this precedent is a good one,  nonetheless. We’ll see the official gameplay reveal on March 8.

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