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LotRO's 14th Anniversary Event Is Now Live With A Festival And In-Game Rewards

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The Lord of the Rings Online is celebrating 14 years this week, too short a time to spend with such admirable Hobbits, and the team is starting the festivities with its anniversary festival and gifts for players.

The anniversary festival is back with cosmtics to earn through the festivities. Some of the rewards include cosmetic torches, cloaks and even the Cozy Grey Cat pet. This festival is open to all players of LotRO, though the log-in gift will be made available to VIP and Premium account holders. 

The log-in gift is awarded to players based on the amount of years they have been playing LotRO. These rewards include fireworks, player and mount cosmetics, and more. The 14th year reward for VIPs and Premium players includes the 14th-Year character portrait frame, a permamnent Willow Fireworks launcher, two styles of sun-hat cosmetics and a special title: Gem without Measure.

"During the Anniversary Festival, which begins at 10:00 AM Eastern (-4 GMT) on Wednesday, April 21st and runs through May 11th, 2021, All active players will be able to participate in our Anniversary festivities for their chance to earn rewards! Among the new rewards are cosmetic torches that can be wielded by your characters, new cloaks and other wearable cosmetics, and a Cozy Grey Cat cosmetic pet!  The 2021 anniversary yearly gift will be awarded to your account upon first logging into a character between April 21st, 2021 and March 30th, 2022. Thank you for your continued support of The Lord of the Rings Online."

In addition to the festival and other rewards, new housing items are made available: stable-master stands based on the different races and lands of Middle-earth.The Festival will run through May 11th, 2021, though the log-in yearly gift will be available through March 30th of next year. 

You can check out the full details, as well as see the Anniversary frames and an FAQ about the festival rewards on the official website. In other Lord of the Rings Online news, a player recently leveled their character to the 130 cap in the most Hobbit way possible: cooking pies. Additionally, you can check out the new Further Adventures in LotROstarting with everyone's favorite Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins.


Joseph Bradford

Joseph has been writing or podcasting about games in some form since about 2012. Having written for multiple major outlets such as IGN, Playboy, and more, Joseph started writing for MMORPG in 2015. When he's not writing or talking about games, you can typically find him hanging out with his 10-year old or playing Magic: The Gathering with his family. Also, don't get him started on why Balrogs *don't* have wings. You can find him on Twitter @LotrLore