Turbine Launches New Facebook Application for The Lord of the Rings Online™
WESTWOOD, MA – March 3, 2010 – Turbine, Inc., the premier creator and operator of massive, persistent online worlds that foster powerful social gaming communities, today announced the launch of The Lord of the Rings Online™ (LOTRO) Player Feed. The LOTRO Player Feed is a new Facebook application that is the latest in Turbine’s line of social features that extend the reach of its award-winning games.
“The LOTRO Player Feed builds upon the existing framework which powers the industry-leading My.LOTRO social network,” said Jim Crowley, President and CEO of Turbine, Inc. “Players who use this new application will be able to share their in-game status and achievements with their friends and fellow LOTRO players on Facebook.”
The Lord of the Rings Online Player Feed is the latest addition to the My.LOTRO social network, a free web service provided to subscribers of The Lord of the Rings Online. Featuring player blogs, detailed character info, kinship pages, and more, My.LOTRO allows players to keep in touch with their friends when they’re not enjoying the in-game LOTRO experience themselves. The LOTRO Player Feed extends these features to Facebook and allows players to fully customize their privacy settings. Players can install the application by visiting http://apps.facebook.com/lotroplayerfeed
. For more information, please visit www.lotro.com