An update to 'Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor' will allow gamers to carry over their exploits to 'Middle-earth: Shadow of War'.

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Warner Bros. has announced that under the updates made to the title, fans of the game will be able to transfer their top orc nemesis, as well as their most loyal orc follower, from the original to the latest version.

The firm explained: "Set between the events of 'The Hobbit' and 'The Lord of the Rings', 'Middle-earth: Shadow of War' is an open-world action RPG that continues the original narrative of 'Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor'.

"Players will be engrossed in a richer, more personal and expansive world full of epic heroes and villains, iconic locations, original enemy types, more personalities and a new cast of characters with untold stories."

Monolith, the developer, has just released the Nemesis Forge update for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One console, as well Windows PC, versions of 'Shadow of Mordor'.

The exciting new update allow players to enter the Nemesis Forge, while they will also be able to export their highest ranking orc rival and ally.

The game is available to download and play for free on Xbox One and Steam until July 9.