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After a long struggle, Strategy Informer emerges from the Rift to give you its verdict...

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MMO Rift's next expansion Nightmare Tide coming later this year

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A Rift producer's letter posted on the game's official website has revealed that the next expansion for the game, Nightmare Tide, will hit later this year.

The expansion will take place in the Plane of Water, "a realm of nightmares, dreams, madness and danger where you’ll encounter new foes, new allies, and confront plots that threaten the entirety of existence".

Trion Worlds' Rift now free-to-play via Steam

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MMORPG Rift from Trion Worlds is now available to play for free, which includes all its 16 major updates released to-date. Raids, dungeons, and the new Storm Legion expansion is all completely accessible.

Three special editions have been launched to mark the occasion offering those interesting in paying a significant boost. They range from £14.99 to £75.99.

Trion Worlds closes San Diego office

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MMO developer Trion Worlds has closed its San Diego office, shortly after laying off the Defiance dev team and re-forming End of Nations into a MOBA.

Livestream teases Rift expansion, Trion outline four new Souls

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With the Rift MMORPG switching from subscription to a free-to-play model, Trion wants to keep population numbers as high as they can. A recent dev livestream has revealed how they plan to do that.

A 3.0 expansion is in the works and it will introduce four new Souls: Support Cleric, Healing Warrior, Tanking Mage and Healing Rogue. More gear customisation and better roles for pets.

Rift officially transitions to free-to-play

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As announced back in May, Rift, Trion World's most successful MMO, is now officially free to play, no restrictions on levels or content for registered free players.

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