Grab Middle-earth: Shadow Of War For $20

Grab Middle-earth: Shadow Of War For $20
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With expansions released and microtransactions banished to the ether, there’s never been a better time to play Shadow of War. Especially if it only costs $20.

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The deal is available through EB Games here, and lasts for one day only. The bonus is that you can pick up Shadow of War for any platform: PC, PS4 or Xbox One. (PC copies, however, are download codes only.)

Regardless of platform, it’s a technically proficient game that’s gotten a lot better over the last week alone. So if you’ve been holding out on Talion’s slash-a-thon and need something to get you through July, head here.


  • Shadow of Mordor GOTY edition on PC first hit US$17 after one year, then $6 after another 9 months, and eventually $3, so I think if you have a PC, still better to wait. Source:

    • It’s really up to everyone’s own personal value proposition what is considered a good price. If someone thinks $20 is good value for a PC version of SoW, there’s no reason not to buy it today. If they still think it’s “too much” then sure, it may drop price down the line.

  • IMO, With the recent removal of the lootboxes, Which they should never have implemented in the first place, the game is well worth that price. Besides the controversy, The game was really good and I enjoyed playing it.

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