Latest RIFT Livestream showed off the multicore support addon as well as in-game performance differences between it and normal mode. Red Hawk also teased some upcoming soul changes (some potentially hitting PTS as soon as next Monday); Call to Arms event happening again next weekend with some adjustments; Gingers mentioned Patron UI changes coming to PTS soon; and next RIFT Livestream will be next week with info on 3.6 content.
PTS: Multiple Class Changes – be sure to hop on, parse and provide feedback: short feedback window; Red Hawk might look into bringing Eruption of Life back into Shaman rotation in the future; Merry Mink Troves have (possibly) been removed from the Fae Yule minion chain since Friday; Congratulations to The Fires of Heaven and Apotheosys for their MoM Lady Justice and The Enigma boss kills; and Morticus will look into possibly expanding Shal Korva Dimension Key border. Also check out The Yule Nug (1) – A Helping Hand multi-part contest with prizes ramping up over the next week; is back in business; Oria Xu looks at the state of Rift Raiding; and Zillaan on the forums has created a Fae Yule Kits Contents List for dimensioneers!
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!
Cross-promo with Trove coming next week: Get your Chloromancer class in Trove and Peaceful Hills Dimension Key, Cube Cape and Vox (Budgie) mount in RIFT; Various Tank, Cleric Inquisitor/Shaman/Defiler DPS buffs being tested on PTS next Monday – one day feedback window; Rift Event Trackers are working again; and some bug fixes next week.
RIFT 3.4: Into the Wilds has launched. Check out full patch notes as well as some additional information to help you navigate your way through this skywhale-meaty update that you won’t find in the notes themselves.
Get your entries into various Primalist giveaways/contests before they end!; Vladd has updated the info on Raid loot changes coming in 3.4 to clarify some points; PTS Updated daily in last three days with currency conversions, Jolt mount and more; Zendi minion card updated on PTS – now with better attributes!; and Vladd makes further Vulcanist adjustments. Be sure to check out Worrisomefool and Kiwi’s The Wilds Pack giveaways!
Latest PTS Updates (3 in last 3 days): Storm Legion currency converted to plat; Old world gear/rewards now Void Stones; Rogue Riftstalker Rift Guard reverted to old %-mitigation; Jolt Mount added; Pet Skin: Khadlig; Underwater Mount Training plat option; 3 new 155% Crabnarok mounts (plat-only); New Regulos and Usukhel Warfront Announcers; Credit Pack Patron Bonus Sale; The Wilds NPCs re-population program successful; Ice Zerker Proc adjusted; 9th Bank Vault; Primal Leather wardrobe set.
Various loot changes in 3.4. All T1/T2 raids drop additional loot per boss; tank loot chance reduced; Matron/Sicaron chance drop 1h Rogue Weapon; drop %s redistributed to account for Primalists; Primalist 1h+2h weapons up.
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.
Latest PTS Update adds Improved Dream Orbs recipes from trainer; crafted gear upgrade cost reduction and mid-tier removed; Rogue Bladedancer changes; On Planetouched Wilds: Shal Korva repopulated and quartermaster relocated, new dailies, and architecture updated; new Welcome Screen when you log in; Fire Budgie Mount skin found; more Planetouched Wilds BGMs; Boosts compacted.