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[RIFT] Expansion Announcement: NAME UPDATE

Post by Psia » 08/05/16

Change fate and emerge victorious as a true hero of Telara, with the new RIFT expansion Starfall Prophecy coming this Fall!

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An Unimaginable Threat
A comet has appeared over Telara, ripping through the elemental planes, tearing off whole sections in the process. The imprisoned Defiant Orphiel knows the truth of its arrival: the comet is an Ascended Tenebrean construct sent here to devour us all.

Ahnket brings with it an endless collection of apocalyptic destruction, collected from the many worlds it has torn asunder.

Lead the battle to Level 70, and fight through 5 brand new zones (the fifth will be released after the initial launch). Prevent the ancient fae lords of Life and the devil scions of Fire from harnessing the otherworldly power of Ahnket to destroy all mortal life upon Telara!

Gain power for the coming challenge
Traveling throug Ahnket’s environs, you’ll enhance your arsenal of abilities with Legendary Powers each Level from 66-70, transforming and unleashing their full power! Multiple abilities from every Soul can be made Legendary, allowing you to customize your character further than ever before.
Empowering your gear stats and abilities with Planar Fragments you amass during your adventures. Collect even more powerful Eternal items, to challenge even the strongest of foes!

Level 65 Boost and More!
Pick up the Starfall Prophecy Pack and gain access to all Starfall Prophecy content, along with the title Starlord or Starlady. You will also receive a boost to level 65 for one character of your choice at launch!

More details: https://www.trionworlds.com/rift/en/201 ... -prophecy/
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Re: [RIFT] Expansion Announcement: Starfall Prophecy

Post by Psia » 08/06/16

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"The food is good, the wine is excellent, the staff timely. All that is lacking is your company." - EQ2 Raven Mythic FAQ

"Let me tell you something. Don't. Don't let them promote you. Don't let them transfer you, don't let them do anything that takes you off the bridge of that ship, because while you're there, you can make a difference." - Kirk to Picard, Star Trek Generations

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Re: [RIFT] Expansion Announcement: Starfall Prophecy

Post by Psia » 05/10/17

Brasse - that lovable, bearded, Dwarf lady - has had her hands full today. Some heavy criticism was levied against Trion following these announcements.

http://www.trionworlds.com/rift/en/2017 ... -new-name/
Producer’s Letter: RIFT 4.0 Gets a New Name
May 10, 2017

Going forward, RIFT 4.0 will be known as Prophecy of Ahnket. This name change will be reflected in game, on our website, in future emails, on ads, etc. And… that’s it, really. The only thing changing is the name. It is more evocative of the lore – we hope you like the new name as much as we do!

Why the change? We’ve recently become acquainted with a terrific children’s educational charity called the Starfall Education Foundation, and we want to make sure that the names are not confused. This also gives us the chance to start a new page in the history of RIFT by offering the expansion for FREE to anyone who logs in over the coming weekend!

Help us get the word out by whatever means necessary! Tell your friends, your frenemies, your random acquaintances on the street – we want everyone to take part!

Excited? We definitely are!

Of course, no matter how excited we are about this, we’ve got to get back to work. 4.2 isn’t going to design itself.

Raid updates don’t end with Intrepid Rise of the Phoenix! The guys are now circling back preparing the “normal mode” version of Tartaric Depths for those who appreciate a bit more of a challenge.

Vladd has the Planar Fragment system under the microscope. Expect some massive changes to the system over the coming months.
The new Primalist Souls are still underway (remember, you get these at no additional cost if you already own or purchase the current Primalist soul pack!)

Revisions to class balance continue apace – remember to post your thoughts on the PTS forums as to how they are going there – PTS is your chance to take the soul revisions for a test run!

Make sure you tune in to our weekly livestreams at the new time of 11:30 AM PDT every Friday, for the latest news, fun times and giveaways!

We are now streaming simultaneously across Twitch (twitch.tv/trionworlds), Facebook (facebook.com/RIFTgame), Twitter (@RIFTgame) and YouTube (youtube.com/RIFTmmo). See you there!

~Archonix and the RIFT Team
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Re: [RIFT] Expansion Announcement: NAME UPDATE

Post by Psia » 05/10/17

http://www.trionworlds.com/rift/en/2017 ... may-10-14/
FREE Expansion Weekend: May 10 -14!
May 10, 2017

Let’s cut right to the chase: we’re giving EVERYBODY who logs in from May 10 – May 14 a copy of Prophecy of Ahnket if they do not already own it.

TELL US MORE ABOUT THIS FREE EXPANSION WEEKEND!!!

You read that right: if you log in and haven’t obtained the expansion yet, you get a free copy to keep forever. EASY, right? Right!
So, log in. Play. Get the expansion free and check out all the awesome new content you’ve been missing. It really doesn’t get a whole lot better than that. Oh wait… maybe it does! Read on.

Want to know why we’re calling RIFT 4.0 Prophecy of Ahnket now? Check out our most recent Producer’s Letter!

INCREDIBLE LOG-IN BONUS
Already got the expansion? Thank you so much for supporting the ongoing development of RIFT! We want to make sure you get something amazing, in addition to the prospect of having even more people to play with in the celestial lands!
Everyone who logs in during the special promo weekend will receive a Prophecy of Ahnket Cache claimable on one of their characters! This incredible pack is stuffed full of awesome items.

Seriously, check it out:
  • 2 Tenebrean Engines (this will help progress your Eternal Item quest)
    100 Phenomenal Sparkles (Patron-only quest items that help you earn a piece of high level gear every month)
    10 Individual Reward Charges (used to claim great gear drops in our raids)
    1 White Deer Companion Pet (ok, so she doesn’t have any stats… we can all appreciate the beauty in life!)
    1 Random Puzzle Box Dimension Item (for your Telaran home)
The Prophecy of Ahnket Cache is available on the RIFT Store ONLY during this promotion, May 10 – 14. Remember that it can be claimed by ONE character on your account, and is not transferable. Make sure you log in your preferred character before you claim it. As with the free expansion promo, it all goes away at 11:59 PM PDT on May 14th, so do not delay!

After this unprecedented giveaway weekend ends, the basic access pack will be available at $19.99 on our Store and Steam!
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"Let me tell you something. Don't. Don't let them promote you. Don't let them transfer you, don't let them do anything that takes you off the bridge of that ship, because while you're there, you can make a difference." - Kirk to Picard, Star Trek Generations

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Re: [RIFT] Expansion Announcement: NAME UPDATE

Post by Diera » 05/11/17

Really? People are mad because the name changed? Man, MMO players will complain about the most ridiculous things, won't we?

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Re: [RIFT] Expansion Announcement: NAME UPDATE

Post by Psia » 05/11/17

No. Some are crying foul due to having paid to pre-order the expansion. TRION surprised those paying with the free download promo. Then returning it on Monday to a selling price. They simply don't appreciate a short promo geared toward new player's to support their veteran's game.
"The food is good, the wine is excellent, the staff timely. All that is lacking is your company." - EQ2 Raven Mythic FAQ

"Let me tell you something. Don't. Don't let them promote you. Don't let them transfer you, don't let them do anything that takes you off the bridge of that ship, because while you're there, you can make a difference." - Kirk to Picard, Star Trek Generations

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