A brand-new Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Gameplay trailer titled Weapons and Runes has been released by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment.

The video showcases how lead character Talion's abilities can be upgraded throughout the game.


In addition, UK pre-order exclusives have been announced:

Deadly Archer Rune

Talion will deal extra damage when executing ranged headshots against Sauron's Captains

Flame of Arnor Rune

Talion can ignite his blade by achieving a high combo count and incinerate his enemies

Captain of the Watch / Hidden Blade Rune

"Captain of the Watch" character skin and the Hidden Blade Rune - Talion can deal extra damage when executing stealth attacks against Sauron's Captains

Orc Slayer Rune

Talion will decimate Sauron's Captains with increased damage from special attacks

These bonus items will be store specific, details of which will be announced at a later date. All pre-order customers will also be given access to the Dark Ranger bonus pack.

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor will launch worldwide on October 7 for PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360 and PC.

Source: Press release