Rumours

Shadow of Mordor sequel titled Shadow of War leaked

Target
Middle Earth: Shadow of War box art Target
Middle Earth: Shadow of War box art

Target posts and then takes down listing for 'Middle Earth: Shadow of War'

American retailer Target posted a listing for Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor only to have it taken down shortly after, most likely owing to a technical ups. The leaked info refers to standard and gold editions for $60 and $100 US respectively and was only displayed for the game's console versions.

[Target]
Middle Earth: Shadow of War Box Target
Middle Earth: Shadow of War Box

The release date that went with the listing was 22 August alongside a vague promo blurb saying:

"Go behind enemy lines to forge your army, conquer Fortresses and dominate Mordor from within. Experience how the award winning Nemesis System creates unique personal stories with every enemy and follower, and confront the full power of the Dark Lord Sauron and his Ringwraiths in this epic new story of Middle-earth."