The lights are on
Trion Worlds has announced that Rift's new Carnival of the Ascended patch is now live, and added an enticement for adventure-minded players who haven't yet explored the game. Along with the content update comes Rift Lite, which gives anyone with a Trion account access to the game's first 20 levels, at no charge and with no time restrictions.
“In the past ten months, Rift has evolved at a breakneck pace, through seven massive updates that set new expectations for live MMOs, in features, in content, and in service,” said Scott Hartsman, Rift's executive producer and Trion’s CCO. “We think a Lite edition with no time limit is the best way for players to see what an amazing experience Rift continues to be.”
If you've been curious about the game but haven't mustered up the motivation (or cash) to check it out, now's a great time to play the game and see if it's for you. Adam raved about it in his not -a-review, and Trion has been regularly adding new features since he first wrote about it.
Trion says the Rift 1.7 update adds the following improvements and additions:
• PvP Improvements - Smoother advancement and better rewards• Ascended Weddings - Share eternity with your soulmate, Telara-style• River of Souls Chronicle - Undead adventure for two• New Master Mode Dungeon – Caduceus Rise • Expert Dungeon Overhaul - More options, better loot!• Better Endgame Equipment - Improved loot for your endgame Ascended
Also, look for a new world event in the coming weeks. Trion says players will be able to get special loot and prizes as Telera experiences its "largest and most spectacular" event yet. And now you'll be able to see for yourself without cracking open your wallet.
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Does anyone not see the striking resemblance MMO's are starting to have with run of the mill drug dealer's "First Hit's Free" policy.
Been wanting to get into a MMO lately,SWTOR just isn't my thing so maybe I'll give this a try.
Level 19 PVP Twink time..
Rift is the best MMO out right now.
If you are on the fence, try out the first 20 lvls and you will be hooked.
So do I still have to buy the base game and play to level 20 for free, then go to a subscription if I want to continue?
I like these types of things. I'll definitely look into this. Maybe. They did a week free thing awhile back that I downloaded and never played. Maybe this time.
Saw this game a lot in the mag and wanted to check it out, so now i can. I love free to play.
I really want to play this game, but the only subscription I can currently bring myself to pay for is Xbox Live.
There are so many MMO games out their now a days, its hard to destinguish which are good and which are bad. Though some are costly, as I've "learned" through the years, i have to say i wuld do it again. The anticipation for new stuff, hidden treasures, and lots of laughs are great to play around with. i need to choose an MMO one day and stick with it. Maybe rift will be what ive been searchin for....
Sweet. Now I can compare wow's first 20 levels to rift's. Personally I think I will like rift better even though wow is pretty fun
Checking back after playing the, and I found that they are is liar enough but different enough to warrant a playing of both. Wow looks better but the combat in rift is a pinch more engaging although you don't cicle through as much loot as you would in wow. A cool feature however is the ability at charge tar creation to see what a high level version of you're character would look like.