Lord of the Rings Online fans excited about Siege of Mirkwood have even more to anticipate: in an interview with Gamerzines this morning, Turbine's PR Manager Adam Mersky confirmed the launch of Volume III in early 2010. Siege of Mirkwood will conclude Volume II: Mines of Moria, leaving the way open for the as yet unnamed Volume III.
According to Mersky, "Volume III will kick off with our first content update of 2010. With our expansion this year we've changed the model; you can still expect to receive regular (free) content updates, but they may not map directly to the launch of a new Epic Story. The story will progress and proceed!"
Between Siege of Mirkwood, Volume III, and the
[Update from Turbine: The actual name "Riders of Rohan" was never confirmed. They're contacting Gamerzines to fix the mistake now.]