Q: What is Tales of the Shire?
A: Tales of the Shire is an upcoming cozy game set in Middle-earth, developed by Private Division and Weta Workshop, scheduled for release in 2024.
Q: What do we know about the game from its live-action trailer?
A: The live-action trailer is 45 seconds long but provides no additional information about the game.
Q: Will Tales of the Shire contain multiplayer elements?
A: It is currently unknown whether the game will contain multiplayer elements.
Q: On which platforms will Tales of the Shire be available?
A: The game is due for release on both PCs and consoles, but there seems to be no mobile form.
Q: What is the setting of Tales of the Shire?
A: The game will be set in the fantastical world created by J.R.R Tolkien, focusing primarily on the lives of Hobbits in the Shire.
Q: What genre does Tales of the Shire fall into?
A: It is hard to pin down the exact genre, but it is referred to as a cozy game, likely featuring lifestyle simulation and resource management elements, similar to games like “Animal Crossing: New Horizons” and “Stardew Valley.”
Q: When was the official teaser trailer for Tales of the Shire released?
A: The official teaser trailer was released on 21 September.
Q: Who is Wētā Workshop?
A: Wētā Workshop is a New Zealand-based special effects company known for creating props and set pieces for Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings films and other major projects. They have a gaming division that has primarily worked on virtual reality and augmented reality games.
Q: What can fans expect from Tales of the Shire?
A: Fans can expect a heart-warming experience exploring the lives of Hobbits in the Shire, with elements of adventure, lifestyle simulation, and resource management, presented in a style similar to other cozy games.
Q: How does Tales of the Shire compare to other Lord of the Rings games?
A: Tales of the Shire seems to offer a more tranquil and cozy gaming experience, focusing on lifestyle and resource management, contrasting with other games in the franchise that often focus on action, adventure, and battles.