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!
RIFT Patch 3.5: Winter’s Wrath is out with a new Affinity System and Affinity currency to spend on new loot; new Warmonger tier of PvP armor/weapons with Tier 2 hit; last four bosses of The Mind of Madness Tier 3 raid are out; $20/$100 Credit Pack Promo; VFX applied on wardrobe weapon slots; Atia/Shal Korva/Peaceful Hills dimension keys; all mounts amphibious, and more! Fae Yule also begins Thurs 10th Dec at 3:30PM server time! Full patch notes + additional info here.
Small hotfix with Primalist & Warrior fixes; Lady Envy now only casts Enticement twice in encounter; and other quest/item fixes.
Latest RIFT News Tidbits: Dead Simon warns players using Minion Sender to not have Relic dimension items filtered for automatic destruction; Autumn Harvest temporarily disabled (should be up on EU now though) until RIFT 3.4 Hotfix #5 on Friday; Trion accepting Karma Koin as a new, additional payment option; Captain Cursor hints at Khar and Usukhel dimension items; Slipmat posts preview of the “Creepy Crawler” portrait badge; Autumn Harvest minion attributes to change; Gloamwood zone event temporarily disabled due to IA bug; Warrior’s Dire Corruption will remain disabled until next week’s hotfix; Primalist Beacon of Drake fix incoming; Welcome Window fix incoming; and a change to Baac mob sound effects. There’s also Primalist Vulcanist PvP videos from Seatin and Grim.
RIFT has been updated to 3.4 Hotfix #4; Autumn Harvest World Event begins 3:30PM ST on Thursday Oct 22nd 2015 – RIFT Store and achievements already added in; Credits Bonus Promo with 5x Limited Edition: Spinderella Troves with your first $50 Credit Pack purchase; Minion Card Database updated with the 6 new Autumn Harvest minion cards; Warrior Reaver’s Dire Corruption ability disabled due to bug/exploit; and Featured Queue IA disabled until Autumn Harvest officially begins tomorrow. From the community, the Telara Train Contest has ended and entries previewed over at DTC; and just a reminder that Rift-Wardrobe’s Halloween Wardrobe Contest is almost over – get your final entries in before Sunday.
Warrior Reaver’s Dire Corruption ability has been disabled until further notice, due to a bug introduced with the latest hotfix.
First hotfix for RIFT 3.4 adds some Planetouched Wilds quest fixes; Khadluu Ukher weekly open raid boss tether radius increased; Primalist PA tooltips and accessory equipping issues resolved; Vladmal Prime drops fully functional trinkets again; and Warriors will no longer be prevented from equipping caster shields.