The servers for Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor had been because of be closed on December 30th. While that shutdown was initially delayed, the servers have now closed for good. The excellent news is that whereas some trophies had been because of be taken down with the servers, these trophies and finally the Platinum will stay obtainable because of a final minute replace.

The announcement of the server closure prompted lots of upset throughout the recreation’s group. This response prompted developer Monolith Productions to search for a final minute reprieve for the sport’s trophies. While they did this, the server closure was delayed with the servers finally going offline yesterday, January 12. An replace from WB Games Support explains the modifications they’ve made:

  • The Nemesis Forge characteristic is not accessible.
  • Vendetta missions are not accessible, however the “Repaid in Blood” achievement/trophy can nonetheless be unlocked.
  • Leaderboards are not related to different customers and solely present the participant’s rating, however “The Hunt is My Mistress” and “Lord of the Ring” achievements/trophies can nonetheless be unlocked.
  • The WBPlay platform is not accessible, however the Epic Runes “Orc Hunter” and “Gravewalker” upgrades are now robotically awarded to all gamers.

Further clarification on the developer’s Discord channel acknowledged the “Repaid in Blood” trophy is now unlocked by way of private vendettas, when “you get killed by a Captain and then avenge yourself”. The Vendetta Captain that must be killed for the trophy can be marked on the Army display screen. The different two trophies nonetheless require gamers to finish all goals within the Test of The Ring and Test of the Wild respectively.

Those gamers who are but to leap into the sport can now achieve this whereas realizing the Platinum trophy remains to be accessible. The recreation is presently accessible on PlayStation Now, as is its sequel Middle-earth: Shadow of War. Otherwise, Shadow of Mordor is presently discounted within the Holiday sale that runs till January 19.

[Source: WB Games Support]