Rift 1.2 'The Spoils of War' Arrives Next Week

By Colin Tan on May 4, 2011, 7:43PM EDT
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Trion Worlds have announced the coming of their next major update for Rift,. The update for the MMO, dubbed The Spoils of War, is scheduled for release on May 10 and adds quite a few new features to the game, including Facebook integration, new powers and many new improvements.

With the new Facebook integration, players can share screenshots, YouTube videos and achievements on their Facebook profile directly from within the game.

The update also includes new content, such as new raids and rifts "specifically designed around rewarding crafters, and easier access to expert group rifts."

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See below for the full list of updates and features added to Rift 1.2:

  • Facebook Integration "“ Post updates, screenshots, or Achievements from Telara directly to your Facebook profile!

  • Looking for Group "“ Automatically form groups for dungeons, rifts, and group quests.  Complete random expert dungeons for additional bonuses, both for the daily player and the weekend warrior!

  • Wardrobe "“ Players can configure up to five outfit slots to choose between - look however you want, and break out those costume items.

  • New Ascended Powers "“ Omen Sight (Guardian) and Quantum Sight (Defiant) reveal openings to Slivers and even more in the future.

  • Additional Role "“ By popular demand, players can purchase a 5th role for even more class flexibility.

  • Many UI Improvements "“Auction House, Crafting, and Artifacts all receive useful new refinements.

And below is the list of new content available in 1.2,

  • Gilded Prophecy Sliver "“ Rift extends its support of 10-player raids to this new type of instance! Fight against Golden Maw cultists from another reality to prevent them from gaining relics of vast power.

  • New Dynamic Content "“ Two new raid rifts, one new expert group rift, rifts specifically designed around rewarding crafters, and easier access to expert group rifts.

New zone events include,

  • Planar Chill "“ Control strategic locations in IronPinePeak against planar onslaught.

  • Scourge of the Sands "“ Defend precious resources as they are moved to critical locations in ShimmersandDesert, then launch a counter attack.

  • An Eye for an Eye "“ Guardians and Defiants summon their respective champions in order to defeat the Colossi in this end-game brawl.
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