The events of Lego The Hobbit will remain unresolved as publisher Warner Bros. will not release a DLC expansion based on the final instalment of Peter Jackson's The Hobbit trilogy, the company told GameSpot.
"The Lego: The Hobbit video game gives Lego and Middle-earth fans a fun, new way to experience the legendary adventures of Bilbo and company as told in the first two films of Peter Jackson's The Hobbit trilogy," the publisher said in a statement. "The game provides an excellent set-up for the concluding chapter of Peter Jackson's film, The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies. There are no plans to develop DLC based on the final film of the trilogy."
Lego The Hobbit, which was revealed in late 2013, followed events and characters of just the first two films at launch: An Unexpected Journey and The Desolation of Smaug. Earlier last year it was reported that plans were underway to release content based on the third film in The Hobbit trilogy, then called There and Back Again, as DLC before Christmas 2014. Warner Bros. remained largely quiet on the matter, at the time saying only "Definitely stay tuned for more exciting news in the near future."
The original release received an 8 out of 10 from Polygon when it launched. "Lego the Hobbit's succinct storytelling and engrossing world actually added a lot to my appreciation of the fiction," it reads. "This stands as my favorite adaptation of the book."