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RIFT News Tidbits 6th August 2015

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RIFT news tidbits for 6th August 2015.

You can find full 3.3 patch notes + a summary with useful links here.

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  • Primalist Announcement! Trion has officially announced that the 5th calling in the game is called Primalist. They’ve also released a video with some information on the calling, including that it will launch with 6 souls (with 4 additional ones in the future). Video and video analysis here.
    • Primalist is coming in Patch 3.4. [r]
    • Patch 3.4 is coming in Fall. (Some time between Sept 23rd and Dec 21st). [r]
    • This also means that the Planetouched Wilds zone, Assault on Bronze Tomb warfront and Rhaza’de Canyon expert dungeon will also launch with 3.4.
    • Cost: Info on the cost of Primalist will be revealed by Trion tomorrow morning. [r]
    • More info about Primalist will be provided tomorrow and in coming weeks. There will also be livestreams that will show off the new stuff coming in 3.4. [r]
  • Unicornalia Promo Week. Unicornalia Promo Week has begun, lasting from 3:30PM Server Time on August 6th to 3:30PM Server Time on August 13th. There’s dailies to obtain Sparkle Essence currency in Sanctum and Meridian. Opal and Onyx Mounts are available during the week. You can check out a guide for the promo week here!
  • New Trion Logo. Trion has a new logo! It replaces the old logo which had the “I” as a slightly ajar door with a new one that makes the “O” a planet.
    Trion Worlds Logo Comparison 2015The logo is currently not updated on Trion’s own website, but it was shown throughout Trion’s Party at Gamescom, as well on the ‘wallpaper’ from their latest Primalist video.
RIFT Arisen Arak Wallpaper Screenshot

RIFT Arisen Arak ‘Wallpaper’. Click image for 1920×1200 version.

Trion Worlds New Logo at Gamescom

Pre-Party Setup for Trion Party Gamescom. Src: CM Scapes

  • RIFT 3.3 Hotfix #6.5. Trion added a mini-fix today that didn’t require a server restart. If you haven’t downloaded it yet, just exit RIFT and launch it again. The small download should fix client-side crafting lag and re-enable Steam Wallet purchase of the Power Pack from the RIFT Store -> Services. [r]
  • About Planar Dream Orbs [PTS]. Morticus has responded to feedback on the increased rng of the upcoming 3.4 planar dream orbs by stating that stats are not final. He also mentioned that the drop rates for imperishable motes will increase so that the motes cost of the new planar dream orbs will “no longer be relevant”.
    • More Dream Orbs. Morticus also mentioned that there would be new “Improved <name> Dream Orbs” for the existing dream orbs. These will not need imperishables. [r]
  • Planetouched Wilds – The Early Years. CaptainCursor showed off a screenshot from the Planetouched Wilds zone as it was years before the launch of RIFT. Check it out below!
Early Planetouched Wilds Pre-Alpha CaptainCursor

Early, early, early, early Planetouched Wilds. Src: CaptainCursor.

  • Wardrobe Bug. Trion is aware and will take a look at a bug that seems to make the Frost Keeper’s Mask wardrobe remain visible even in stealth. [r]

Community Content

Below is a list of content created recently by the RIFT community!

  • Rift Reforged Ep 41 [Video]. The folks over at Rift Reforged had their 41st Rift Reforged livestream today talking all things Rift news, with a particular focus on today’s Primalist reveal. They also talked about the 3.4 recipes up on PTS and existing Shalistiri lore. Check out the recorded video here!
    • Be sure to tune into Rift Reforged on either 20th or 27th August 2015 as they celebrate their 1 year anniversary with various giveaways and special guest/s!
  • Mermaid’s Sanctuary [Dimension]. Feendish over at The Dimension Touring Company has taken a tour of Bellarosa@Laethys’ “Mermaid’s Sanctuary” in her latest tour. Check out her dimension here!

Missed out on some news? Check out the full list of RIFT News Tidbits here or the PTS/Live Comparison Page for a summary of upcoming changes. Patch Notes, PTS Updates, Datamining and Livestream Summaries are also available.

If you’re interested in the latest RIFT contests or upcoming events, check out RiftGrate’s ‘Upcoming RIFT Events‘ page and calendar. New to RIFT? Get your Free RIFT Starter Pack!

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