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Rift (Rift)
Trion Worlds | Official Site
MMORPG | Genre:Fantasy | Status:Final  (rel 03/01/11)  | Pub:Trion Worlds
PVP:Yes | Distribution:Download | Retail Price:Free | Pay Type:Free | Monthly Fee:Free
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  • Looking for Your Questions!

    This Thursday, July 11th at 3:30pm EDT, the Game On crew will be interviewing Bill about the recent F2P transition and the game's future content. With that in mind, we want to ask the questions that burn in your mind. Leave us a comment with your questions!

    Reported on Jul 08, 2013
  • Returning to RIFT

    Now that Rift has officially hit free to play, it's only natural that our very own Tourist will once again darken Telara's doorways. See what he thinks of the new iteration before telling us of your experiences in Rift in the comments.

    Reported on Jul 04, 2013
  • Hitting Its Stride in F2P

    Rift has been officially free to play for a couple of weeks now. We've been playing the game as a F2Per and have some first impressions to offer up about our time in Rift. See what we think and then leave your thoughts in the comments.

    Reported on Jun 30, 2013
  • v2.3: Empyreal Assault Brings F2P Action

    With the latest update to Rift, players can now enjoy the game for free. Empyreal Assault brings the new Dendrome zone, a ten-player raid, a new Chronicle, open-world raid bosses, game performance improvements, and more.

    Reported on Jun 12, 2013
  • Empyreal Assault Detailed

    As the approach of Rift's free to play iteration approaches, Trion Worlds has revealed new information about the Empyreal Assault update that will greet players beginning June 12th.

    Reported on Jun 05, 2013
  • Developer Blog Details REX System

    REX, or Rift Exchange, is the currency that Rift players will use to purchase items from the in-game shop. In a new developer blog, Trion's Bill Fisher gives the inside scoop as to how REX will work and how F2P customers can earn REX without ever spending a dime.

    Reported on May 29, 2013
  • Loyalty Rewards Program Detailed

    Bill Fisher has posted a new developer diary on the official Rift site to lay out the details for the upcoming Loyalty Rewards program that will arrive with the game's F2P iteration. Philosophically, the program is very similary to Veteran's Rewards but tailored for the new version of Rift.

    Reported on May 22, 2013
  • Game On - Rift F2P Special

    Welcome to another episode of Game On: Epic Slant Press Edition! This week we're joined by Liore of RIFT Junkies, the Herding Cats blog, and Cat Context podcast for our RIFT F2P Special! Each of the hosts has a long history with the game and an extensive knowledge of the community that loves it. Join us as we talk about the big announcement and what it might mean for the future of the game!

    Reported on May 20, 2013
  • Loving Rift's Shift

    In this week's Devil's Advocate, Victor takes a look at the recent F2P announcement from Trion Worlds' Rift and why it's a good thing all around for everyone.

    Reported on May 17, 2013
  • Going Free to Play June 12th

    Trion Worlds is ready to rock the MMO-niverse with today's announcement that Rift is officially going free to play with no restrictions, no pay gates, nothing that bars a player from experiencing the game in its totality. We caught up to Creative Director Bill Fisher to find out more. Rock your world and then head to the comments with your reactions.

    Reported on May 13, 2013
  • You Heard It Right - Rift is Going F2P

    Trion Worlds has announced that Rift will be going free to play beginning June 12, 2013. According to the press release, Trion has heard its community to bring about this momentous decision for Rift. Devs have indicated that no content or gear will be pay-gated and that players can level all the way to 60 with no restrictions.

    Reported on May 13, 2013
  • Korean Version Shutting Down

    According to MMOCulture.com, Trion Worlds is shutting Rift's Korean service down on April 25th. According to the report, Rift could not keep pace with Diablo III and Blade & Soul enough to make a profitable inroad into the Korean market.

    Reported on Mar 27, 2013
  • Try Storm Legion for Five Days Free

    Trion Worlds is offering subscribers and former subscribers a chance to try out the Rift: Storm Legion expansion from March 21st-25th. All players will also be able to take part in Rift's second anniversary fete, Carnival of the Ascended.

    Reported on Mar 18, 2013
  • Hal Hanlin Departs for Zynga

    Trion Worlds' Hal Hanlin has, according to his Facebook page, left Trion Worlds and is now the Lead Producer at social games giant, Zynga. Hanlin had worked for Trion Worlds since 2008.

    Reported on Mar 04, 2013
  • Carnival of the Ascended Makes a Return

    The latest updated to Trion Worlds' Rift has been applied and will feature a return of the annual Carnival of the Ascended. In addition, players can look forward to extra Planar Attunement tiers, new collectibles, a new PvP warfront, new items and more. Check out the trailer for more!

    Reported on Feb 27, 2013
  • Scott Hartsman Leaving Trion Worlds

    In the latest Rift Year Two State of the Game letter, Scott Hartsman has announced that he is leaving Trion Worlds. According to the post, Hartsman indicated that he will still be playing Rift but does not indicate where he is going post-Trion.

    Reported on Jan 22, 2013
  • Dimensions with Hal Hanlin

    Echoing the mighty artist educator, Bob Ross ("just a happy little tree..."), Rift's Hal Hanlin takes viewers through the process of decorating their own dimension, each player's own little corner of Telara. Check it out and then go put some happy little [insert item name] in YOUR dimension!

    Reported on Jan 22, 2013
  • Introducing the 'Joy of Dimensions' Contest

    Dimensions are Trion Worlds' way of giving Rift players their own little piece of Telara and with the amazing ability to decorate that space nearly limitlessly. To give players a chance to show off their architectural skills, the team is introducing the "Joy of Dimensions" contest to our readers first! Read the details, then get designing!

    Reported on Jan 20, 2013
  • Endless Eclipse Live Stream TODAY!

    Rift devs will be hosting a special live stream event later today to shine the spotlight on the new 20-player raid, Endless Eclipse. The event is slated to kick off at 1:30 p.m. PST (4:30 p.m. EST). Be sure to check it out!

    Reported on Jan 11, 2013
  • Storm Legion is a Winner

    Rift: Storm Legion hit the stage last month and, since that time, we've been chronicling our adventures through the first expansion. See how Storm Legion fares in our official review. Played Storm Legion? Leave us your thoughts in the comments.

    Reported on Dec 13, 2012