If you haven’t logged into RIFT for a while, Trion would like you to. So, for a limited time, they’re offering players special rewards just for logging in. Between now and August 15, players — whether returning or continuing — will be rewarded with the following items just for logging on to the game:

  • Celestial Rewards Cache
    • 2 Tenebrean Engines (used to upgrade powerful raid items).
  • Box of Individual Reward Charges
    • Contains 10 Individual Rewards Charges. Does not extend the cap of 100 charges and charges in excess of 100 will be lost.
  • Glimmering Bag of Sparkles
    • Contains 100 Phenomenal Sparkle required for the monthly Patron quest. Sparkles that exceed the 500 cap will be lost.
  • Sagum of Lightning Costume Cape

In addition to the above announcement, Trion also reminds players that Summerfest will be coming to an end soon — on August 11. So get playing if you haven’t already.

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  1. Tyler Guerin on August 27, 2017

    Honestly, used to play this game a ton. After being burnt out of WoW and down on money, this was an amazing alternative. I loved the game, played it to endgame, raided, geared, grinded for everything. Then, the first expansion came out. I was excited, like a little kid. Then, I saw gear locked behind a paywall. I saw whole slots for gear locked behind a paywall. Souls for my class, which wound up getting me kicked out of top raiding groups since I didn’t have them, locked behind a paywall. I hoped to god this trend wouldn’t continue, but alas, it did. Everytime I see RIFT giving out things, I keep hoping that it might be something useful. But no, it’s not. It doesn’t matter if I upgrade my raid gear, I can’t use it. My options are grind for a year to unlock the gear slots (at which point they would be obselete), pay for it, or be weaker than everyone else and not able to raid. It’s a huge letdown, even the new class is behind a paywall. Trion is nothing but greedy bastards, and I’m glad their games are dying, they deserve it. Let them burn with their greed.

  2. Jack S on August 6, 2017

    Banned for building a mansion in archeage, cant play all trion games now, oh well

    • Kevin Flemming on August 7, 2017

      I’m so glad I’ve never invested vast amounts of time in Trion games. They seem worse than Gameforge and Nexon, from the comments across forums and such.
      Quite frankly, I don’t think any of their hosted games have been any good. ArcheAge started off with a little promise but they soon shot themselves in the foot with that, killing what could have been a great game.

  3. kek on August 5, 2017

    That moment when gear and progression is locked behind a paywall. I loved rift when it first launch, it was refreshing in the MMO market. I really have no idea what the hell they are thinking now. Hope it dies, let it die, please.

  4. Kevin Flemming on August 4, 2017

    Another MMORPG dying out it seems. Yet none of them take the hint.

  5. Guy EU on August 4, 2017

    I don’t care what they give us.
    The way they treated raiders was absurd won’t return even if they offered lifetime patron.
    They can shove their goodies where the sun doesn’t shine.

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