The leak comes from US retailer Target, who posted the box art and details of the game a little early. The listings have since been taken down but not before Neogaf user DeathByBacklog grabbed some screenshots.
The Gold Edition includes:
• Slaughter Tribe Nemesis Expansion
• Outlaw Tribe Nemesis Expansion
• The Blade of Galadriel Story Expansion
• The Desolation of Mordor Story Expansion
• Gold War Chest
• Over $125 in total value
The two Nemesis Expansions include a new Orc Tribe featuring new enemies, followers, missions, abilities, weapons, Fortress and wilderness updates, and a Mythic Gear Set.
The Story Expansions introduce a new campaign, playable character & abilities, side missions, enemies, allies & more.
More details about the game itself were revealed in the brief description:
"Experience an epic open-world brought to life by the award-winning Nemesis System. Forge a new Ring of Power, conquer Fortresses in massive battles and dominate Mordor with your personal Orc army.
"Go behind enemy lines to forge your army, conquer Fortresses and dominate Mordor from within. Experience how the award winning Nemesis System creates unique personal stories with every enemy and follower, and confront the full power of the Dark Lord Sauron and his Ringwraiths in this epic new story of Middle-earth."
The release date was given as 22 August but that could be a placeholder. We'll let you know more as info is released.