RIFT - TrionFasti


Greetings Ascended!

The RIFT shards will be coming offline for a restart at the following times:

NA: 7:30 AM PST
EU: 3:30 PM UTC

The estimated downtime duration is 1 hour -- but we do hope to come in under that.

Thanks for your patience!
RIFT - TrionFasti


Greetings Ascended,

We appreciate your patience as we take some time to solidify plans moving forward. There are a ton of moving parts involved in the transition from where we were to where we want to go, and it’s going to take us a bit of time to navigate all of the changes required to keep Telara and its denizens happy with the world we’ve called home for so long.

With our smaller team we’re still working out the details on what future content updates will look like. While plans are being made for the future, we’re going to be focusing the team on implementing Quality of Life improvements for RIFT in the short term.

We can’t share specifics yet because there's still work being done behind the scenes to build a strong foundation for the future. It’s on this foundation that all future updates will be built. This includes examining the health of our shard populations and looking at ways to make sure all of our players have the best possible experience in game.

If you have specific feedback on the kinds of quality of life changes you’d like to see, be sure to share them with us! It would be very helpful to get a sense for what you feel are your main pain points.

We just wanted to take another moment to thank you for your patience as we’ve been working behind the scenes to get things stabilized. More news will be coming down the road so please bear with us a while longer.

-The RIFT Team
RIFT - TrionNomis


Update - Autumn Harvest is being extended an extra week and will now run through November 14, 2018!

Cool breezes and brightly colored leaves usher in Autumn Harvest starting today, October 18th! Wings, heads and tails. Tails? YES, we've introduced our very first tail item in RIFT!

Take a half dozen toxic spores from the Xarth Mire, mix in some devious beasties, swirl them together with toxic miasma and just like that, we're ready for the season of spirits!

Claim Lady Glasya's wings in the RIFT Store on Live or Prime! These pinions are loaded with dark power, and are served up in both cosmetic and mount versions in the pack, offering you flexibility in your pairings! This just in: you may also choose Lady Glasya's TAIL from the pack, the very first tail item ever offered in RIFT!

Noxious Levitation will leave a cloud of poisonous ruin in your wake as you travel across Telara. They will be offered for Credits on Live and a consumable version for event currency on Prime.

We'll have more images of the terrific new items next week and will feature them on the October 19th Livestream, where Autumn Harvest and Extra-Life share the stage! Please join Team Trion in supporting the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals to help the wee ones who cannot help themselves! Even $5 helps more than you could imagine. Together with our Trion creators, we've raised almost $400,000 for Extra-Life over the past eight years... help us take it even further.

 



Lady Glasya is only too happy to share her wings with you this year! (Concept art)
 

AUTUMN HARVEST RUNS OCTOBER 18th through November 8th, 2018

We have some amazing new items for you to chase this year in our traditional Autumn Harvest festivities! This event is presented on both Live and Prime servers, and you begin your adventures in Meridian or Sanctum, as ever.

 




 

All of the below may be earned in game by the most dedicated of Autumnal celebrants:

 

Gruesome weapon skins:
  • Deathwalker's Rimed Bulwark
  • Deathwalker's Rimed Broadsword
  • Deathwalker's Rimed Corseque
  • Deathwalker's Rimed Stormcaller
  • Deathwalker's Rimed Warbow
  • Top them off with the Noxious Rune for the complete effect!
 

Adorable, creepy companion pets:
  • Addy, a teensy mummified Aedraxulos
  • Tut-tut, a teeny mummy
  • Glinda, the Corgi Witch
 

The ghastliest backpack looks for the season:
  • Infernalist's Vade Mecum
  • Lexicon of Bone
 

Wardrobe additions to haunt you:
  • Deathly Witch's Hat
  • Frightening Jack-O-Lantern Mask
  • Orphiel Mask
  • Soul Reaper's Cowl
  • Demonic Clown Mask
  • Demonic Nightmare Helm
  • Cyclopean Nightmare Helm
  • Primal Visage of Courage (Glowing Corgi Mask)
 

Dimension goods to suit the season!
  • Xarth Mire Dimension Key - what could be more in keeping with our soulful theme than a pestilence-ridden swamp?
  • Autumn Festival Dimension Items. A variety of unusual items hand-selected by Salvatrix from the darkest corners of the Comet to suit our theme! Do NOT attempt to eat the mushrooms... and watch out for the rat, bat and spiderling swarms!
Join us in the festivities on Live and Prime servers!

Remember, we're keeping an EYE out for you!



See you there, in possibly the creepiest helm... ever. 
RIFT - Trion_Brasse


Mechanical Walkers are suddenly growing in number across Telara - could it be the influence of Crucia?

There is something immensely satisfying in tromping around with your own personal mech-style mount, and we've got a whole parade for you this week! Rumble through the lands in your clanking metal machine... why not start a parade? Send us your screenshots @RIFTgame - how many can you get to join you?
PRIME Store:
  • The Red & Iron Empyreal Walker has blasted its way through to the Vigil server at last! First of its kind, ready for you!
LIVE Store:
  • NEW Faewood Infinity Walker
  • NEW Red & Silver Empyreal Walker
 

WORLD EVENT: Available on Live and Prime for Chaos Motes!

Collect enough for special Walkers - this event runs from September 28 to October 1st, 2018. As with other World Events, there will be a quest starter in each home city. You'll be asked to run an Expert Dungeon with LFG, participate in Warfronts, complete the Mech Zone Event, and collect drops from special Mech Invasions and Footholds!
  • NEW Empyreal Walker
  • Black Empyreal Walker
  • Golden Empyreal Walker
  • Infinity Walker
In addition to the clanking wonders, you can earn:
  • Mech Companion Pets
  • New Minion cards
  • New Dimension items!
 

What are you waiting for?
Bolt yourself in and join the Mech Parade!
RIFT - TrionNomis


Twice the value, double the fun... September 26 - October 3!

Trion's games offer DOUBLE the value on Credit Packs during the Double Up special event, from 8:00 AM PDT on Wednesday, September 26th through 8:00 AM PDT Wednesday October 3, 2018.

Buy the mount of your dreams! Invest in new player housing goods! Completely change your look! The possibilities are limited only by your imagination.

RIFT
Double the value of our credit packs!
  • 750 → 1,500 credits - $4.99
  • 3,250 → 6,500 credits - $19.99
  • 8,500 → 17,000 credits - $49.99
  • 18,500 → 37,000 credits - $99.99

TROVE
All purchases of Credit Packs and Credit Pouches will give your DOUBLE the value! All Radiant Sovereigns and Loyalty from these packs are doubled too!
  • 750 → 1,500 Credits - $4.99
  • 3,250 → 6,500 Credits - $19.99
  • 5,000 → 10,000 Credits - $29.99
  • 8,500 → 17,000 Credits - $49.99
  • 18,500 → 37,000 Credits - $99.99
  • 12 → 24 Credit pouches - $19.99
  • 30 → 60 Credit Pouches - $49.99
  • 60 → 120 Credit Pouches - $99.99

ARCHEAGE
Double your Credit top-ups for both Patrons and non-Patrons!
Double the amount of APEX granted when purchasing a pack of them. The bonus amounts are as follows:
  • 9.99 1 APEX Pack: yields 2 APEX instead!
  • 49.99 5 APEX Pack: yields 10 APEX instead!
  • 99.99 10 APEX Pack: yields 20 APEX instead!
(Daily Credit Rewards Pack will be disabled during this promotion. Active Packs will still deliver the stipend installments during this period. Daily Credit Reward Packs will return after Oct. 3/18)

DEFIANCE 2050
Double your Credit Packs!
  • 500 → 1,000 Bits - $4.99
  • 2,300 → 4,600 Bits - $19.99
  • 6,250 → 12,500 Bits - $49.99

ATLAS REACTOR
Receive DOUBLE the number of Loot Matrices when you buy any of the packs below!
  • 2 → 4 Loot Matrices - $1.99
  • 6 → 12 Loot Matrices - $4.99
  • 13 → 26 Loot Matrices - $9.99
  • 28 → 56 Loot Matrices - $19.99
  • 60 → 120 Loot Matrices - $39.99
RIFT - Trion_Brasse


AVAILABLE ON THE STEAM STORE NOW!
A pack with two meeeeeeelion Loyalty points... yeah, we thought that'd catch your eye!

This is one of the best packs we have ever offered in RIFT. The hulking, menacing Maelforge Broodling Mount alone is worth it, but we also include a huge 40-slot bag (we know you need it!) and the Forgemaster's Inferno Costume helm.

All for just $29.99!

Did we mention the 2,000,000* Loyalty points? Swoop in and level up your Loyalty Tier before this limited time sale ends!

Note: The Estrodian Wings - those creepy leathery flappers with demonic eyebooglers - are not included in this pack... but we know where you can get them: the RIFT In-game store, for 3,150 credits! This includes both the cosmetic and mount version of the wings!

We want to thank Trion Creator Celyne for the gorgeous image included above. She was as inspired by the Maelforge Power Pack as we hope you will be! Follow @ArtByCelyne on Twitter and be constantly amazed by the glorious game-inspired work she creates!

 

Here is the Maelforge Broodling mount and Inferno Helm in game:


*just to be clear, 30k Loyalty comes from the purchase of the pack, which contains a further 1,970,000 Loyalty - we like our nice, round numbers!
RIFT - Yaviey


Hello Ascended,

It's that time of the week again!

All RIFT shards will be taken offline for weekly maintenance at the following times:
  • NA (including Vigil): 7:30 AM PDT / 10:30 AM EDT on September 5, 2018
  • EU: 1:00 AM GMT/UTC on September 6, 2018

The estimated downtime duration for all shards is ** 1.5 hours **.

As always, we hope to be up sooner, though. We'll let you know if it runs later. Stay tuned to this thread for updates.

-RIFT Team
RIFT - Yaviey


This week, get bonus XP in both RIFT and RIFT Prime!

From August 24, 2018 at 12:01 AM PDT until August 26, 2018 at 11:59 PM PDT, earn 50% more experience in RIFT and RIFT Prime.

This is the perfect opportunity to level an alt or catch up with your friends on RIFT or RIFT Prime! Enjoy bonus XP until August 26, 2018!
RIFT - Yaviey


Get ready for the next major update for RIFT Prime – Storm Legion!

Stand against the maelstrom of Crucia’s evil forces as they attempt to utilize the power of the Infinity Gate to conquer the Steppes of Infinity. Storm Legion is scheduled to land in RIFT Prime this fall.

https://youtu.be/-SNok32HRf4

The Storm Legion update for RIFT Prime raises the game’s level cap to 60 while boosting the crafting skill cap to the Grandmaster level. The update also adds two more continents for Prime subscribers to explore: Brevane and Dusken. The island stronghold Tempest Bay has been added as a new city hub, while a host of new dungeons and raids have also been added for players looking to hit the increased level cap.

High-level RIFT Prime players will also be tasked with taking on Volan, the mighty Empyrean colossus! Set loose from his prison and festooned in adamantine armor, Volan makes his debut on the RIFT Prime server to take on all challengers. Test your mettle against Volan’s metal in a battle for the ages!


The Storm Legion update is scheduled to hit RIFT Prime this fall.
RIFT - Yaviey


From now through August 19, 2018, earn extra favor and prestige in both RIFT and RIFT Prime!

The Dog Days of Summer are going on right now in RIFT and RIFT Prime. If you haven’t already, check out all the cute doggos on sale on RIFT store until August 29, 2018.

That’s not all, though. We’re also giving you 50% more favor and prestige! Hop in-game this weekend and chill out in the air conditioning. But hurry! Bonus Favor/Prestige ends this Sunday, August 19, 2018 at 11:59 PM PDT.
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