Additional benefits to Patron, and some features removed for F2P players; Mayhem in Mathosia running Feb 12-14th in Silverwood/Freemarch with exclusive daily/weeklies for Patron; Rare adventures added to Minions; +20 wardrobe slots, +4 Bank vaults; Chat channel merges; New Dream Reaver supply cache with upgradable essences; Dimension grab bags; Craft 1p to 1p 50g; some Craft recipe cost reductions; IA HK bosses have chance to drop unstable caches with guaranteed loot; Imperishable motes to Imperishable Prismatic Motes; and Large changes to Arisen Arak.
A ton of information: Patron Rewards changes and changes for F2P; RIFT Tech improvements – multicore support; Razorback Roundup Promo Week with new Celestial Razorback; Livestream Summary: RIFT in 2016 with news of 5 new souls; Free Player Platinum Cap Increased; PTS has new bank vaults, wardrobe slots and crafting weekly; Dimensioneers get new ice-based building blocks; Crafting changes in this week’s hotfix: 1p craft reagents become 1p 50g, Imperishable motes to Imperishable Prismatic Motes, some recipe cost reductions; Assassination Minion missions to have chance of dropping Prismatic Fragments in 3.6; and a whole bunch of other info.
Large 2.92GB PTS Update today: Some really messed up graphics issues; Fae Yule items including Lvl 65 T2 neck; PvP T2 armor, accessories and T2 weapons with procs are up; Affinity System added in and Affinity Rewards now on RIFT Store with a whole bunch of mounts, including a new Tarken Lifter mount; new Trove Dimension Item Promo Bundle and Shal Korva Dimension Key Grab Bag with chance at the new Shal Korva dimension key; and one new achievement related to a “Soaring Over Shal Korva” quest.
RIFT 3.5 Info in latest Livestream: Fae Yule 2015 with new wardrobe, mounts, Fae Yule IAs and Sparkle quest with T3 gear!; new Affinity System with previously lockbox-only mount rewards – for Patron logins and hourly play-time; PvP updated with new Tier 2-level gear (+Hit), T1 store weapons, Weekly & Conquest requirement reductions; and some crafting UI, wardrobe weapon vfx and large Planetouched Wilds dimension items. Also other info including Thanksgiving sales (Lovely Budgie Mount); all mounts to be able to become Amphibious; and more!
RIFT updated to 3.4 Hotfix #6; 2nd Into the Wilds Celebration Pack; New $100 Credit Pack Promo with account-wide unlock Nightmare Thresher Mount; Autumn Harvest 7x Signets quest next week; AH Minion attributes adjusted; Imperishable Motes adjustment on the table; and Instant Adventure bug to be fixed. From the community: Registrations open for Seshatar’s Stronghold Ball Arena: The Thunderdome Cup; and Rift-Wardrobe’s Halloween-themed contest winners announced! Get your Nov theme-free entries in!
Bug: Do not unsocket your upgraded Planar Earring Runes as they will revert to the base rune!
Even more news than yesterday: Hotfix tomorrow; RIFT Twitter Giveaway tomorrow; RIFT Store REX Promo + 25% Boosts sale; Return to RIFT article and “Returning Players Guide” video by Seatin; Warning: Auction House Issues with inconsistent pricing; Character Login Issues – Snedhepl updates with further info; Tier 3 20-man Raid Testing Applications Open; Craft Rift Lures BoA (but requires some unstacking/restacking of old lures); Runecrafter Congealed Dreams Quest changed; info about Lucky Fortune Bundle rewards; and much, much more!
RIFT 3.4: Into the Wilds introduces a whole heap of new crafting recipes. Check out a comprehensive list of what’s being added, where to obtain the recipes, their various costs and stats here! Start planning amongst your guild’s crafters as to which recipes they’ll be purchasing so your guild can craft everything day 1 of 3.4 launch!
Planned Shard Downtime (EU’s will be ~3hrs due to some server maintenance); TrionBrasse announces upcoming Patron and Credit Pack pricing adjustments with 3.4; RIFT 3.4 release “on or about October 7, 2015”; RiftGrate holds 2x Primalist Calling Pack giveaway/contest; Vladd updates Typhoon.
Lots of news: Potential 3.4 release for Oct 6th; Primalist Typhoon soul now up on PTS for testing; Rogue Bladedancer changes on PTS; upcoming Warrior Tempest buff; Trion posts Rhaza’de Canyons article with screenshots; PTS Update + Datamining – Improved Dream Orbs up on PTS; Do you use the Mobile API? PM Snedhepl!; Road to Primalist: REX Giveaway winners announced.