LOTRO: first free update

Turbine has revealed that June will see the release of the first free content update for its MMORPG The Lord of the Rings Online.

Shores of Evendim, as the update is named, invites players to explores the land of Evendim and introduces 60-plus new quests, nine new monsters and collectible armor sets.

In addition, players will be able to raid in the Battle for Helegrod, with an upgraded in-game music system also featuring in the update.

Providing some background to the update and Evendim, Turbine explains, "About 100 miles north of the Shire, in northern Eriador, lies Evendim, a vast region dominated by the Lake Nenuial; the 'Lake of the Twilight.'