Shadow of War Update Adds Online Fight Pits, Improves Fight Pit Pacing & More

Gotta enslave ’em all! The latest Middle-earth: Shadow of War update adds Online Fight Pits, which lets players do battle with their captured orc warriors.

The new update also makes balancing and general fixes, all of which are documented below:

Online Fight Pits

The Online Fight Pits allows players to train up their Orc followers by pitting them against Uruks and Ologs from other gamers’ armies around the world. Through this ultimate fight to the death in the arena, players can earn powerful rewards and upgrades that can be used to improve their army and continue the battle for Mordor.

Additional Fixes

Improved Fight Pit pacing: Shortened fight timer and increased damage dealt.


Starting a Nemesis Mission will now reset the cooldown for summoning beasts and bodyguards.


Fixed an issue where player gear and buffs were affecting Fight Pit participants.

Fixed issues where players’ Overlords could disappear from the Army screen after losing a fortress.

Fixed issues where an Orc who cheated death after a Pit Fight loss could fail to re-enter the Army screen.

Fixed an issue where loading into an Online Vendetta could result in becoming stuck on a black screen.

Fixed a long load time issue when selecting “Leave Mission” during an Online Vendetta or Online Conquest.

Fixed issues with incorrect Orc traits being shown in the Online Conquests preview menu.

Fixed an incorrect error message when replacing a daily challenge.

Fixed a campaign audio issue when accessing the first Shadow of the Past Mission.

Will you be trying out the new Online Fight Pits? Let us know.

In other gaming news, the Star Wars Battlefront II The Last Jedi season is now live with the first faction challenge, The Division update 1.8 “Resistance” is out now and everything new has been revealed, and the Armored Core series isn’t ending in its “current state.”

Source: WB Games