The Lord of the Rings: Gollum launches September 1 for PC and consoles

The Lord of the Rings: Gollum from developer Daedalic Entertainment will be released on September 1 on Steam, Xbox and PlayStation consoles. A Nintendo Switch version will appear at a later date, but when is not yet known.

The Lord of the Rings: Gollum is a story-driven stealth adventure game according to the makers. The game revolves around the character Gollum of Sméagol from the books by JRR Tolkien. Last year, the developer showed gameplay for the first time. On the steam page There are also screenshots of the game.

The game features familiar events from the books, but also fills in gaps in the storyline. The gameplay is mainly about stealth. The game was developed in conjunction with Middle-earth Enterprises, which owns the rights to The Lord of the Rings franchise.

Developer Daedalic Entertainment was acquired by publisher Nacon earlier this year for 53 million euros. The release date is Tuesday announced on Twitter† It was previously announced that the game will be released for Xbox and PlayStation consoles of the current and previous generation.