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Shadow of Mordor rings in Lord of the Hunt DLC today

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Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor today welcomes into its fellowship the "Lord of the Hunt," Warner Bros. informs Joystiq. The DLC will be available to purchase on its own for $10, or you can acquire it through the $25 you-shall-not season pass. Lord of the Hunt is already available on Xbox One, and should hit PS4 and PC in North America later today.

As previously detailed, the DLC offers new story content courtesy of Dwarven Hunter Torvin, as well a bunch of extras. There are Uruk Beastmaster Warchiefs to fight, new beast-hunting challenges to take on, an Ultimate Beastmaster skin for Talion, five new epic runes for mounts, and more. But, most importantly of all, you get a toxin-puking Wretched Graug to mount and make your friends sick with jealousy. Or sick with something, at least.

Hunt down the DLC's rather bloody, perhaps NSFW launch trailer below the break.

Gallery: Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor (Lord of the Hunt DLC) | 3 Photos


There's no word on the DLC coming to the recently released Xbox 360 and PS3 versions; the season pass isn't available on either platform's online storefront.

Shadow of Mordor was the lord of all five stars in our review, with resident rogue Alexander Sliwinski describing it as the "strategic person's action game."

"Within the first ten minutes, it's clear that this isn't a family-friendly PG-13 experience. Shadow of Mordor is darker than any of the movies or licensed games based on Middle-earth that have come before. It also introduces one of the freshest game mechanics in years with the Nemesis System, a tug of war for power among the game's Uruk captains and warchiefs."
[Image: Warner Bros.]

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