Amazon’s MMORPG game primarily based on The Lord of the Rings is not any extra. The challenge’s been scrapped after contract negotiations with Tencent, the Chinese conglomerate that bought unique collaborator Leyou, broke down.

The report was damaged by Bloomberg, who had the information confirmed by an Amazon consultant in an announcement. “We have been unable to secure terms to proceed with this title at this time,” the consultant stated. Amazon had been creating the action-adventure game alongside Leyou Technologies Holdings Ltd., whom Tencent acquired in December. Amazon and Tencent entered negotiations thereafter for a brand new contract, however did not agree on phrases.

“We love the Lord of the Rings IP, and are disappointed that we won’t be bringing this game to customers,” the Amazon spokesperson continued, including that workers are being distributed to different initiatives. The Lord of the Rings MMO was introduced in 2018, and it was going to be a free game set someday earlier than the occasions of the trilogy we all know and love. Athlon Games, a subsidiary of Leyou primarily based in California, was the major developer, and Amazon’s involvement was revealed in 2019.

This is simply the newest piece of dangerous information for Amazon Games. Multiplayer game Crucible was shut down late last year after simply six months of public availability. There was Breakaway in 2018, and Nova and Intensity, a pair of video games that had been quietly shelved, in accordance with another Bloomberg report.

Amazon’s New World, one other MMORPG, continues to be in the works, now due for an open beta in July following a delay in February. Amazon possible hoped to have its Lord of the Rings MMO out for the TV present that’s on the manner. Good factor Lord of the Rings Online, will be there for all these newly Middle-Earth obsessed followers, fresh from a visual upgrade and all.