Amazon Game Studios has announced that they have cancelled Athlon Games’ The Lord of the Rings free-to-play game for consoles and PC. According to Amazon the game was cancelled due to Tencent’s acquisition of Leyou Technologies Holdings Limited, parent company of Athlon Games. Following the acquisition Amazon were unable to reach terms with Tencent to proceed with the project. The team at Amazon Game Studios will move on to another project.

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