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The Lord of the Rings: Gollum Delayed 'by a Few Months'

The Lord of the Rings: Gollum Delayed 'by a Few Months' - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 25 July 2022 / 1,261 Views

Publisher Nacon and developer Daedalic Entertainment announced The Lord of the Rings: Gollum has been delayed "by a few months." It was previously scheduled for September 1, which means there is a decent chance it will now release in December 2022 or January 2023.

"First of all, we would like to thank all of you for your patience and support so far," reads a tweet from the official The Lord of the Rings: Gollum Twitter account. "Over the last years, our team has been working hard to bring you a remarkable story in a breathtaking world, filled with magic and wonder.

"We are dedicated to meeting our community’s expectations and uncovering the untold story of Gollum in a way that honors the vision of J. R. R. Tolkien.

"That being said, in order to deliver the best possible experience, we have decided to push the release of The Lord of the Rings: Gollum by a few months. We will update you with an exact timing in the near future.

"We are grateful for our passionate community and we cannot wait to share this unique adventure with you soon!"

The Lord of the Rings: Gollum is in development for the PlayStation 5Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo SwitchPlayStation 4Xbox One, and PC via Steam.


A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012 and taking over the hardware estimates in 2017. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel. You can contact the author on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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6 Comments
Ka-pi96 (on 26 July 2022)

Is anybody actually looking forward to this? I mean, a game based on Aragorn or Legolas? Great, sounds awesome! But Gollum? Why?

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dane007 Ka-pi96 (on 26 July 2022)

Why not? It's something different. Looks fun

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DonFerrari (on 25 July 2022)

Considering the last showing the game is really needing extra time.

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Signalstar (on 25 July 2022)

This game was announced before the PS5 and Xbox Series launched...

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Azzanation (on 27 July 2022)

How dare they..

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