alt="Turbine Assumes EU Operations for LotRO"
Turbine, Inc. announced today that it will be taking over
control of the European version of href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/lotro">the Lord
of the Rings Online, currently run by Codemasters.
Codemasters will continue to run the European LotRO service until June
1st, at which point European players will need to migrate their
accounts to Turbine's merged US and EU "mega-service" they are calling
the LotRO Global Service.
According to LotRO's executive Producer, Kate Paiz:
are working very closely with our partner Codemasters Online to
facilitate a smooth transition to our new global service. We
will be providing free account transfers to our new global service and
players will be notified when the transfer utility is available.
This announcement comes fresh on the heels of Turbine's
introduction of French and German versions of href="http://www.tentonhammer.com/ddo">Dungeons
& Dragons Online, released earlier this
month. Players can expect a "limited service interruption" during the
transition, but are promised that their account status, characters,
items and earned points will remain intact. More information can be
found on the Official
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