KABAM Forum Press Release:
Greetings Great Heroes of Middle-earth,
– v9.3.0 is available for download on iOS and Android. This is a minor update for The Hobbit: Kingdoms of Middle-earth. The main focus has been on increased server stability. Also included in this version are a couple new Items that will be available as log-in and event prizes. Details about these are included at the bottom of the page
– v10.0.0 is scheduled for early May. Players can expect v.10.0.0 to be a major update for The Hobbit: Kingdoms of Middle-earth. The v10.0.0 update will include an Alliance Expansion Pack Feature, enhancements to Middle-earth Hero Gear, and specialized limited time Campaign Maps. Among the feature additions, bug resolution and general gameplay improvements are big priority.
– v10.1.0 to scheduled for early June. Bug resolution and general game play improvements will continue to be a main priority. The v10.1.0 update will add Train-a-thon Tournaments into Event Center. Legendary Middle-earth Gear is also planned for this release as well as enhancements to the Alliance Expansion Feature.
– v10.2.0.0 and beyond are still in the planning phases. Alliance Wars and World merges are the proposed initiatives from the Game Team.
New Items and Troops for v9.3:
– Roaming Refugees, Myrian Migration, Mass Settlement Items can add 5,000, 10,000, and 50,000 to your City’s Population, up to your current Population Limit.
– There are two new types of Tactical Troop, the deadly Woodsmen and the super fast Lyncean Raiders.