Turbine and Codemasters have announced that the Harvest Festival, a two week long in game event is coming to Lord of the Rings Online. The event houses a number of activities for players to take part in, such as horse racing, games of chance, the ability to reap the rewards of crops planted during the solstice festival, and dancing quests where players can earn race specific dancing emotes.
WESTWOOD, MA - October 25, 2007 - Today, Turbine, Inc. and Codemasters Online announced the details of the first annual Harvest Festival in The Lord of the Rings OnlineTM: Shadows of Angmar. The Lord of the Rings Online is the second largest Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game* (MMORPG) and one of the largest Tolkien communities in the world. Beginning October 26th, players are invited to join the celebration of the harvest season in Middle-earth.
"The Harvest Festival is the second of many seasonal events that we have planned for The Lord of the Rings Online," said Jeffrey Steefel, Executive Producer. "These festivals coupled with content updates demonstrate our commitment to delivering the best online experience for our subscribers through a fun, compelling and evolving game. We want everyone to join with us as we begin a new annual tradition in Middle-earth!"
Read more about the Harvest Festival here.