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    News - Lord of the Rings Online adopts free-to-play model

    Turbine's epic MMORPG will be free to everyone this Autumn.
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    Re: News - Lord of the Rings Online adopts free-to-play model

    How do you beta test a new subscription model?

    Other than that, this is quite cool - I was moderately interested in LOTRO before.

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    Re: News - Lord of the Rings Online adopts free-to-play model

    I wonder what happens to people who already paid for a lifetime subscription

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    Re: News - Lord of the Rings Online adopts free-to-play model

    Aha, an FAQ with useful content!

    "I have a lifetime subscription to LOTRO. What will Free-to-Play mean for me?

    As a lifetime subscriber to LOTRO, you will keep all of your membership privileges and are automatically upgraded to VIP status. You will receive 500 Free Turbine Points every month like the other VIPs, but you do not have to pay a monthly fee since you are a lifetime member. All you have to do is keep playing the game and visit the LOTRO Store to spend your free points and enjoy the wealth of new a la carte items and options to enhance your game experience."

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    I've always been keen to play this game but the subscription fee put me off. Now this is one game I'll be looking forward to.
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    Re: News - Lord of the Rings Online adopts free-to-play model

    do the turbine points you earn add up between games? say if you earn 500 in D&D online and 500 in LOTRO, when you look in the store do you have 1000pts? or are they completely seperate?

    probably a silly question.

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    Re: News - Lord of the Rings Online adopts free-to-play model

    Worth playing even with Subscription. I only subscribed for a year though. Being free I'll be back on it to play for sure.

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    Re: News - Lord of the Rings Online adopts free-to-play model

    do the turbine points you earn add up between games? say if you earn 500 in D&D online and 500 in LOTRO, when you look in the store do you have 1000pts? or are they completely seperate?

    probably a silly question.
    They are being kept separate. Alot of questions have been answered

    HERE

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    Re: News - Lord of the Rings Online adopts free-to-play model

    Yep, i'll be giving the free version a go!

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    Re: News - Lord of the Rings Online adopts free-to-play model

    This is most probably to compete with FF14 imo,

    I played LOTRO for a while beautiful looking game and will definately have another look if they introduce DX11 like i have heard

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