In Guardians of Middle-earth, gamers team up to bring together up to 10 players in five-versus-five battle arenas. More than 20 playable Guardian characters are available at launch, including Eowyn, Galadriel, Gandalf, Gollum, Legolas, Nori and Sauron. Gamers can connect with other players via an in-game voice system and access an online stat and leaderboard system.
Guardians of Middle-earth is available for 1,200 Microsoft points ($15) on Xbox Live Arcade. A Season Pass can be purchased for an additional 1,200 Microsoft points ($15) to provide discounted access to future game content, including Guardian characters and a new gameplay mode.