RIFT News Tidbits 26th August 2015

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RIFT news tidbits for 26th August 2015.

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

Arclight Ascendancy Promo Week

The Arclight Ascendancy Promo Week is on-going, lasting until 3:30PM Server Time on Thursday, 27th August 2015 (NA) (EU). Full guide to the event can be viewed here!


  • RIFT 3.3 Hotfix #9. Trion has updated RIFT to 3.3 Hotfix #9. RIFT Store loading speed improvement and Costume Contest Bundles are temporarily up on the RIFT Store for the next week. Full patch notes here!
  • PTS Update: Shielding Change. PTS has been updated on 24-25th August with approx 1.7GB in total. Planetouched Wilds 2nd wall has been pushed back to a 3rd; the zone has also been updated to last week’s dev build. You can also view PTW wardrobe, achievements updated and there’s a ‘Teleport to PTW’ item, although it ports you to Droughtlands. Full info + Screens here!
  • RIFT: Guide to Dungeoneering. Seatin has been working with Trion on some official videos for RIFT. Check out the first of many: “RIFT: Guide to Dungeoneering” with a guide to how to join and participate in Dungeons!
  • Credit Display Issue Fixed. Some players were still seeing very old, limited time Promo Credits from past giveaways that have expired long ago. These have been properly removed from your total Credits display. [r]

Community Content

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

  • Wardrobe Wednesday – August Winners [Video]. The folks over at Rift-Wardrobe.com have held their most recent Wardrobe Wednesday livestream. As it is the last livestream of August, the stream has announced the winners for August’s wardrobe contest. Check the recorded video here! Be sure to submit your wardrobe for September’s wardrobe contest here!
  • PRESSURING HEALERS! [Video]. Grim has uploaded his latest PvP Warfront video, this time on his Rogue Marksman PvP spec in the Whitefall Steppes warfront. Check it out here!
  • Outbreak [Dimension]. With the recent Post-Apocalyptic Collaboration Contest hosted by Kalrei coming to a close, entries are being shown to the public on The Dimension Gallery website. Journey through a desolate world as one of the few survivors of the outbreak in “Outbreak by Odientia&Ash”Collab”” by Anaetta@Greybriar (2nd Place Winner). Can you reach the helipad? Check out screenshots of their 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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