The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-Earth

EU Release date: n/a
US Release date: 6 Dec, 2004
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The Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle-Earth Mods

Category Name Mods Downloads Total size Last update
General Mods 19 5,493 Jul 17, 2017
New Units 1 470 Jul 22, 2017
Total / Partial Conversion Mods 5 1,048 Jul 16, 2017
All Mods 66 12,949 10.9 GB Jul 16, 2017

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Latest mods

Return of Shadow Mod - Beta 0.27

  • [Mod]
  • Posted over 1 year ago
  • 272 MB

This mod will eventually feature 17 brand new factions with epic battles. It is an overhaul to the Battle for Middle-Earth game.

Return of Shadow - Patch Version 0.26

  • [Mod]
  • Posted over 1 year ago
  • 204 MB

This will patch Return of Shadow, the BfME overhaul mod, to version 0.26. Changes include mostly bug fixes.

Return of Shadow Beta 0.25

  • [Mod]
  • Posted over 1 year ago
  • 1.98 GB

Overhaul Middle-Earth like never before. This mod has much to offer, including expanded spells, new units, larger battles, AI tweaks, a completely custom faction upgrade system and much much more.

Return of Shadow Beta 0.25

  • [Mod]
  • Posted over 1 year ago
  • 1.98 GB

Sauron has been defeated. The lands are at peace. Or are they? A darkness hovers ahead. This mod does many things, including new units, new maps, new factions, new spells and much much more. If you feel like throwing BfME back in the ol' optical drive, be sure to check this mod out.

Immersive Middle Earth v 1.2 (INI file only)

  • [Mod]
  • Posted almost 2 years ago
  • 1.63 MB

For those who already have the original Immersive Middle Earth files. Just replace the INI file with this one to get the benefits of the updated version of Immersive Middle Earth.

Immersive Middle Earth v. 1.2

  • [Mod]
  • Posted almost 2 years ago
  • 13.9 MB

Sort of a combination of personal preferences and bug fix mod. The goal is to make the Battle for Middle Earth experience more engrossing and more personal.

Return of Shadow Beta 0.2

  • [Mod]
  • Posted about 2 years ago
  • 1.26 GB

Return of Shadow takes BFME to new heights with 16 factions being released gradually that cover the many armies and cultures of Middle-Earth. So far there are 7 factions

The Elven Alliance: Community Edition 1.3

  • [Mod]
  • Posted about 3 years ago
  • 163 MB

The purpose of this mod is to complete TEA. All work is developed with the collaboration and effort of The 3rd Age Modding Community (

The HD Texture Patch !

  • [Mod]
  • Posted over 3 years ago
  • 20.9 MB

A Patch/Mini mod in development by RiderOfRohan For the game Battle For Middle-Earth 1. Goal : To get the art to be similar to what EA promised in the trailers and e3 demo.

Middle-Earth - Extended Edition 0.75

  • [Mod]
  • Posted over 3 years ago
  • 61.4 MB

New units to all factions. Added 8 black house colors for multiplayer. Uses Deezire's Exended Edition as a starting point.