Latest PTS Update brings: New ‘Reactor’ weapon skins; Dimension Decoration Scratchers; Patron Bonus Info; ‘Snail’ mount; ‘Rodent’ mount; ‘Heart’ Levitate mount; Glass/water building blocks; and Celestial Wings.
Trion posts article on upcoming artifact changes/additions: Slots fill-able with Credits; Artifact Wings; 1,400 Artifact Set achievement; more artifacts to Planetouched Wilds (probably Twisted).
Summary of all the tech-related info in the past few weeks sourced from articles, livestreams and numerous forum dev posts. Multicore support; 64-bit support; tech debt reduction through refactoring; and the tech improvements of 2015 including the new reporting system and GUD system.
In December edition of ‘A Look Back – Datamining the Future’, let’s take a look at the data files that have yet to appear on Live (or even PTS) to figure out some of the content we can expect in 2016.
Latest PTS Update has Tank DPS buffs; Void Knight Threat Fix; Cleric Inquisitor, Shaman and Defiler DPS buffs; and Primalist Dervish nerfs. Some of these changes only have a one-day feedback window (like the Tank changes) before hitting Live in this week’s hotfix. Be sure to send in your feedback asap via the threads linked!
A whole bunch of Fae Yule-related tidbits that you might find useful as we approach the launch of the event on Thursday; Shiny Wisps of Zoom mount preview; Moonshade Highlands zone events are back; Mathosia and Storm Legion zone event weekly to match – 500 VS each. Also, be sure to enter Mals’ Yule Dimension Contest! Ends Dec 22nd.
RIFT 3.5 launches 9th Dec and Affinity point gain changed temporarily on PTS for testing purposes – best time to quickly get Affinity items and test them out!
RIFT 3.5 Preview article by Trion; CM Ocho teases that 3.5 launch date might be announced tomorrow; further Affinity-related info including further PTS testing with point adjustment; Frosty Levitation mount preview by Nithydux; Fae Yule IA rewards and Dark Icicle gain info; and guild chat problems. From the community: Seshatar posts guide to getting ready in 2 weeks and Grim posts up some PvP videos!
Fae Yule announced for 10th Dec; PTS 3.5 date speculation; RIFT 3.4 Hotfix #11; Fae Yule Instant Adventure Playtest this Thursday 2pm PST; New Patron Weekly Gift: Frosty Levitation Supply Crate; Warning: Loyalty system broken. In community: Rift Reforged held Ep 49 and Wardrobe Wednesday’s first Dec contest entries voted on.
Black Friday sales ends midnight tonight; Livestream Summary for Mind of Madness last 4 bosses; SupermanSocks gives further information about the Affinity System and exact point gains; various Dimension fixes and info; and Primalist issue with “The Spirit Walk” quest being looked into. Notice: Rift Reforged Ep 49 being held this Wednesday instead of usual Thurs.