Middle-earth: Shadow of War Gets Free Content Today Alongside Slaughter Tribe DLC

Update: The Shadow of War update 1.06 patch notes are available to read.

Warner Bros. Interactive announced today that the Slaughter Tribe Nemesis Expansion for Middle-earth: Shadow of War is out now and available to download. The latest DLC offers players the ability to take on the bloodthirsty Slaughter tribe, a new gang of Orcs with unique weapons, fighting style, and added missions.

According to the company, the Slaughter Tribe Nemesis Expansion brings a ton of new content into the game, including Tribal Showdowns, new missions that allow players to face Captains from the new tribe and the unique challenges they bring to the game. Also included in the latest DLC are:

  • Tribal War Bands – Aid your ally and defeat your nemesis when facing off in the new Tribal War Bands quests as Captains from the Slaughter tribe bring their own forces to clash in battle.
  • New Fortress Theme – Fortresses can now be commanded by and embody the characteristics of the Slaughter tribe, including themed monuments, outposts and Overlord throne room.
  • Legendary Gear Set – Hunt down Legendary Slaughter tribe Orcs for a new Legendary gear set with additional upgrade challenges.
  • Blood Ambush – Repel Captains from the Slaughter tribe as a succession of Orcs stage an ambush in true Slaughter tribe fashion.

Also available for the game now are a number of free updates and features, including the Endless Siege, which tasks players with defending a fortress against Sauron, the new Rebellion mode which has you crushing rebel Ologs and Uruks, and an Enhanced Photo Mode that allows players to add new filters, frames, and textures when you’re snapping a photo. Currently, the Middle-earth: Shadow of War Expansion Pass is $39.99 and includes all three DLC, but the Slaughter Tribe Nemesis Expansion is also available individually for $14.99.

Middle-earth: Shadow of War is available now.