Rift set to launch on March 1st
Trion Worlds today announced that the upcoming Rift is scheduled to launch in North America on March 1st and in Europe on March 4th. Today also marks the start of the game’s pre-order program through both digital and retail channels.
“The launch of Rift is the culmination of our tireless efforts
over the past several years to bring players the most complete,
full-featured, and dynamic online game they’ve ever experienced,” said
Lars Buttler, CEO of Trion Worlds. “Through the dedication, creativity,
and incredible track record of our veteran development team, we’ve been
able to create an exceptionally polished and immersive online world
filled with adventure, surprise, and beauty. We can’t wait to share Rift
with players around the world.”
Beginning today, customers who pre-order Rift receive their choice of one-of-three exclusive in-game pets,
and are eligible to participate in the head-start period anticipated to
begin February 24th. Pre-order customers will also be granted access to
play in all remaining closed-beta events.
Available for purchase online and at select retail outlets, the Standard, Digital Collector’s and Retail Collector’s Editions of the game
will sell for £34.99, £39.99 and £49.99, respectively. The standard
monthly subscription rate for the game will be £8.99. Rift will also
offer a limited-time “Founder’s Pricing” for players, featuring a £5.99/month price for a multi-month subscription.