Latest hotfix adds the ability to fill up uncollected artifact slots with Credits; Patron subscriptions now purchasable from RIFT Store; Dimension Decoration Scratchers are now available; Twisted Artifacts are now up in the Planetouched Wilds; Arisen Arak tweaks, and some bug fixes.
Last week’s RIFT Livestream gives more info on multicore, soul change teasers and more; Snedhepl explains ‘rare’ minion adventure payouts; Archonix confirmed 3.6 pack is separate from the next Primalist pack; Arisen Arak Shadow of C’zyth exploit; and PTS gets updated with the Patron UI changes, purchasable artifact slots and a new ‘Dimensioneer Test Box’ with almost 100 new items. Reminder that Wardrobe Wednesday’s wardrobe contest ends 12pm PST on Feb 21st and DTC’s Crazy Cottages 2 dimension contest ends in just over a month’s time. Also check out ChamberDown’s new video with a quick summary of every single soul currently in the game!
Lots of news today: Call to Arms event launches with free 3-day patron for logging in over 12-14th Feb; Call to Arms v2 will launch next weekend, with patron-exclusive quests being open to all; Lovely Levitation mount has appeared as rare chance from associated trove – available until Feb 17th; PTS Update + Datamining with ‘reactor’ weapon skins and both Rodent and Snail mount skins; Conquest Premade group limit testing (5 max in group for queue) starting up again this weekend; RIFT Livestream held on Multithreading; another RIFT livestream on 3.6 content planned for next week; Reverse Wedding costumes; potential new Rare Minion adventure chain; upcoming Patron UI changes hitting PTS ‘soon’; and more.
Latest RIFT news includes RIFT 3.5 Hotfix #9 that has brought in a bunch of changes to Patron/F2P players; RIFT 3.5 Hotfix #10 tomorrow to fix bugs; Artifact-related info including purchasable slots and new Artifact Wings; and Dimension Scratchies coming next week. Also, be sure to check out some awesome dimension tours and the latest Wardrobe Wednesday – be sure to enter before it’s too late!
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.
Trion announces Earring Unlocks and Planewalker: Water Void Stone costs being replaced by Credits on January 27th 2016; Livestream Summary is up for last week’s Tech Talk RIFT stream; 3 more PvP Guide Videos from Grim; No plans to add IAs to PTW, although they are working on MoM IAs; dimensions permissions issue and Trove Music box being looked at; and onslaught-related PTW issues to be fixed this Wednesday. Wardrobe Wednesday’s Ultimate Wardrobe Challenge contest is now up and running! Enter now!
Archonix Producer Letter delayed until ~early February; Lead Engineer Snedhepl will also have a Letter; Public Test Shard will probably be back up next Monday; RIFT and Grim upload series of videos introducing players to PvP; Trion starts a series of ‘Pillars of Telara’ articles; Morticus requires players resend requests for invite to Trion’s dimensions Skype channel; and missing dimension item details will likely be fixed with Patch 3.6. Rift-Wardrobe’s January Wardrobe Contest final submissions deadline is Noon on 24th Jan 2016; and there’s various fan videos, music, pvp videos and a new dimension touring article!
RIFT 3.5 Hotfix #6 is up with Cleric Shaman changes, lots of bug fixes; IA mob-teleport issue; Sky Projector bug; RIFT posts cosplay from Gamescom 2015; and RIFT Livestream this Friday at 3:30PM PST. Official joint Rift-Wardrobe/Trion wardrobe contest starting soon “Wardrobe Wednesday’s Ultimate Wardrobe Challenge” – entries open on 25th Jan 2016 – big prizes!
Cleric Shaman changes – Massive Blow always crits now; Equipment Picker adjustments, including a new option to disable it; Large amount of bug fixes relating to quests, instant adventures, zone events, Mind of Madness bosses, PvP Warmonger’s Marks weekly cap overconsumption, Peaceful Hills dimension resting state, upgrade path viewing, and the unresponsiveness of combat pets during PvP.