Finally, LOTRO will be F2P in Europe on November 2nd

Finally, Codemasters Online announced today that The Lord of the Rings Online (LOTRO) will be free-to-play across Europe on Tuesday 2nd November 2010
. Introducing an innovative new pricing model, players will be able to download the game and play for free as well as purchase expansions, quest packs, items, and account services à la carte from the new LOTRO Store opening on Tuesday 2nd November 2010.

This major new content update includes Volume III, Book 2: Ride of the Grey Company which extends the game’s award-winning epic story and expands the world of Middle-earth with the new region of Enedwaith. LOTRO will also continue to deliver statethe-art graphics and gameplay, as well as a rich set of features that until now could only be found in premium subscription-based online games.