The Lord of the Rings Online Book 8 is set to release on June 23, 2009. Volume 2 Book 8 the Scourge of Khazad-Dum comes in a 600 mb update that touches on all aspects of the game. Two new events will be added to the Summer Festival. Many improvements to the user interface have been incorporated. Crafting has been revamped as has the loot system.