The NA and EU shards have experienced an unexpected shard downtime starting at 9:45PM PDT. Trion are working on getting them back up.
No info on what caused it. I’ll keep you updated!
[9:45pm PDT] – NA and EU shards go down.
[9:58pm PDT] – CM Morgana has stated that Trion are looking into the current server issues:
The team is working to resolve an issue that happened at 9:45 PM PDT (GMT-7) and is preventing players from accessing RIFT.
It’s our top priority, and we’ll keep all of you posted here as we get more information.
Thanks for your patience!
[11:13pm PDT] – CM Morgana has posted an update stating that progress is being made on the outage:
While the outage is still ongoing, progress is being made. The EU shards are currently being validated, and the NA shards are in the process of starting up.
[Source: CM Morgana]
[11:53pm PDT] – EU shards are back online. Trion is still working on getting the NA shards back up. [r]
[12:11am PDT] – NA shards are back up!