Lord of the Rings Online Announces Free Play Weekend

Posted Thu, Jan 21, 2010 by Medawky

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 Stable-masters.

From the official announcement:

That’s 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 Stable-masters!
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