Gamigo Has "No Intention Of Stopping Development" On Rift

QuintLyn Bowers
By QuintLyn Bowers, News Editor March 12, 2021
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Alright, Rift players, you can stop worrying (for the time being). Gamigo has confirmed not only that they currently have no plans to ax the game, but that it is "contributing a great deal" to their lineup. That said, it's apparently not contributing as much as other games in their portfolio. Hence, the recent downsizing.

This news comes via MassivelyOP's Bree Royce who decided to poke gamigo until they offered up some answers to four questions:

  • Does gamigo consider Rift a core MMO?
  • What about new content for Rift? (Because gamigo's talked plenty about Trove and ArcheAge content.)
  • What's happening with the development team? (Location, numbers, etc.)
  • What other games have been affected by these changes?

Of course, some of the answers were non-answers, or straight up admitted they weren't going to give out that info -- such as specific information on the teams, which was a weird "due to competition we don't comment" answer. But, at the end of the day, the general gist is that Rift is going to be hanging around. However, whether or not players will see much in the way of content besides general patches and events is up for question.

I've been telling Mike for a while that I think Rift's about to get the Secret World Legends treatment. Maybe I'm actually right for once? (Even though I'd really rather not be.)

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QuintLyn Bowers
QuintLyn Bowers, News Editor
QuintLyn is a long-time lover of all things video game related will happily talk about them to anyone that will listen. She began writing about games for various hobby sites a little over ten years ago and has taken on various roles in the games community.

Discussion (2)

Jonathan Hughes 1 month ago
So wish the original team had got to keep this game. Had crap wars of the old republic not come out 5 months later than people wouldn’t have left to try it. When people gave up on it and started to try rift again it had gone FTP and Pay to win… mmorpg players simply don’t like that. We like to earn what we get. So thank you TOR for making two games suck!

scott a grass 6 months ago
what development...they haven't done crap..no new content has come out in years...what so ever..and battle passes dont count....either shut it down and stop milikng us for nickles and dimes...or actually do something and stop lying to the player base..and stop raising prices in the cash shop..i have been paying attention!!!!!


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