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Rift (Rift)
Trion Worlds | Play Now
MMORPG | Setting: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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Latest Headlines for Rift

  • Golden Age of Dimensions Dawns

    The Rift v2.6, "Dream Weaver" update is now live across all servers. The update brings the new Dream Weaver profession into the game, a profession that allows crafters to make Dimension-specific items. Dimensions are Rift's version of housing. In addition, the Valentine's themed "Love-Bug" event has also rolled out.

    Reported on Feb 12, 2014
  • Next Update to Feature New Dream Weaver Profession

    February 12th, Rift players will have a lot of new content to explore with the arrival of the latest update that, most significantly, will include the Dream Weaver crafting profession. Dream Weaver is the new profession that allows players to craft custom items for the in-game housing system or "dimensions".

    Reported on Feb 05, 2014
  • How Dream Weaving Could Make You Rich

    Artifact hunting. Who doesn't love it? There is something thrilling about spotting the glimmer of the artifact's worldly star, even if you have no interest in completing collections or lucky coins. RIFT's 2.6 update has something special for artifact hunters, especially if they also love dimensions. And let's be honest, who doesn't? Today we're talking Dream Weaving, the new profession combining RIFT's two unlikeliest systems into a powerful blend that improves both. Ready? Let's dig in.

    Reported on Jan 30, 2014
  • Enhance Your Dimension as a Dream Weaver

    Trion Worlds has updated the Rift site with details about the forthcoming new profession, the Dream Weaver. The DW is definitely all about Dimensions, Rift's version of player housing. Dream Weavers can craft special items, effects, lighting, and much more to enhance player Dimensions. DWs will hit live service in the next update along with fifteen new Dimensions to try out.

    Reported on Jan 24, 2014
  • 5 Things RIFT MUST Do in 2014

    Welcome back to Tripping the RIFT, MMORPG's bi-weekly column dedicated to Trion World's, RIFT. It's been a while and we've spent that time plumbing the depths of Telara to bring you the premiere column on all things ascended. This week we're looking ahead into 2014 and bringing you the five things RIFT must do to have a successful new year. Grab your foci, boys and girls, because the first wave is about to begin.

    Reported on Jan 15, 2014
  • Trion Hints at Forthcoming PvP Dimensions

    While not on the radar for release in the near future, the Trion team is working on PvP dimensions for Rift. According to a short post on the Rift Junkies forums, the new PvP dimensions are in a very basic state of development and players are given a slight bit of information as to how, at least at this point, they will work.

    Reported on Jan 03, 2014
  • 'We're Listening'

    The latest State of the Game letter has been published on the Rift site. In it, Bill Fisher indicates that the team is listening to its community, and working to respond to the wishes they present. Fisher also drops a few hints about what might be coming in the future when Rift 3.0 drops.

    Reported on Nov 12, 2013
  • Trion's Spectacular Week

    Trion Worlds has released some great data from last week that indicates a strong resurgence of both Defiance and Rift. Many of the gains came as Rift returned to Steam and the company offered substantial in-game rewards to new and returning players.

    Reported on Nov 07, 2013
  • Update 2.5 "Songs of Dreams" Released

    RIFT update 2.5 "Songs of Dreams" is now live. Song of Dreams adds a new underwater saga for players to tackle along with a new level 60 dungeon, Chronicle, or Sliver each week on the run up to the game's annual Fae Yule event.

    Reported on Nov 06, 2013
  • Marathon to Benefit Children's Miracle Network

    The Rift and Defiance teams have big plans for the weekend with a 25-hour marathon that will benefit the Children's Miracle Network. During the marathon, attendees and those who join up will score some great in-game swag in both of Trion's games.

    Reported on Nov 01, 2013
  • Song of Dreams Coming November 6th

    The next Rift update is called "Song of Dreams". We don't know much about it other than it will be arriving on servers on November 6th. The team has plans for a blog to detail the update and we'll keep you posted when it is published.

    Reported on Oct 31, 2013
  • Steam-Specific Packages Detailed

    To celebrate Rift's arrival back on Valve's Steam client, Trion Worlds is offering players several enticing packages of goodies for very reasonable prices.

    Reported on Oct 29, 2013
  • We, Too, Are Saddened by the Shutdown of Rift in Russia...

    Trion Worlds has released an official statement with regard to last week's announcement that Rift's Russian publisher would be shutting down the game.

    Reported on Oct 28, 2013
  • Week Long Promotion Gives Players Big Bonuses

    Both Rift and Defiance players will want to check into the games this week as Trion is celebrating Games Week. The promotions are in celebration of Rift's return to Steam and it's the players who benefit.

    Reported on Oct 28, 2013
  • Russian Version Closing

    According to Massively, the Russian version of Rift will be closing its doors due to "Trion's refusal to provide a localized version of the game". Strangely enough, the shut down will happen the same day as the announcement, namely today.

    Reported on Oct 25, 2013
  • Inactive Character? Better Check Your Email

    Trion Worlds has sent out an email as well as posted on the official Rift forums, that players with inactive characters will have their names cleared to make room for incoming players as server merges commence.

    Reported on Oct 19, 2013
  • Server Unification Beginning Next Week

    The latest developer blog from the Trion Worlds team has cropped up on the Rift site. In it, devs speak to next week's server unification process, where regional servers will be created to make the game more robust for players looking for larger populations.

    Reported on Oct 15, 2013
  • Autumn Harvest Returns on October 17th

    Announced on the official Rift site, the fan-favorite Autumn Harvest event returns on October 17th for 2013. Read on for details.

    Reported on Oct 10, 2013
  • Beyond Infinity Launched

    Trion Worlds has announced that the latest game update to Rift has launched as of today, Wednesday, September 18th. Called "Beyond Infinity", the update brings a host of new content and several new features into the critically acclaimed MMO.

    Reported on Sep 18, 2013
  • Beyond Infinity - Something For Everyone

    Rift's 2.4 patch, Beyond Infinity, will launch soon with enough content to make even the biggest curmudgeon sit up and take notice. We have a great preview to share to spotlight all the great things coming to Rift. Read on before telling us what caught your eye in the comments.

    Reported on Sep 12, 2013