Return to Middle-Earth from January 21st-25th and let Turbine pick up
the bill. Fresh on the heels of the release of it's newest expansion, Siege
of Mirkwood
, Lord of the Rings Online
announces "Welcome Back Weekend" with all existing accounts being
reactivated automatically. On top of the free days of play time,
players will also get a 5% xp bonus and free travel from all

From the official announcement:

right – we did it again! Come celebrate with us for free* during our
Welcome Back Weekend from January 21st through January 25th and see why
critics are naming The Lord of the Rings Online™: Siege of Mirkwood™
the Best Expansion of 2009.

Discover for yourself all of the exciting new updates to LOTRO
including the new Skirmish System - action in Middle-earth has never
been so intense! The Skirmish System offers endless action on demand
for 1, 3, 6, or 12 players. With the Skirmish Join feature, you and
your friends can instantly travel to the fight from anywhere in
Middle-earth**. Plus, you can lead your own customizable soldier into
battle for more thrilling adventure than ever before!

We’re inviting all former LOTRO subscribers to play for free* from
January 21st through January 25th! Jump back in and play one of your
old characters, or start a new one. Plus, to help celebrate, you’ll get
a +5% XP*** boost for all mob (monster) kills and free travel at all

Missing the game client? Click href=""
target="_blank">here to download.

To read the latest guides, news, and features you can visit our Lord of the Rings Online Game Page.

Last Updated: Mar 13, 2016