Trion Worlds the developers of Rift have announced that Rift will be going to free-to-play in June and will allow players to experience the entire game and get access to all past and future game updates. Think of it as a very long demo as many things will still need to be bought with real money.
Trion Worlds the developers of Rift have released Update 2.2 in line with the games second anniversary. To celebrate the anniversary they are bringing back the Carnival of the Ascended. Where you can try out two new Carnival games, take part in special carnival zone events where you can collect festive hats, new mounts, and unique pets. You can also obtain Planar Attunement Tier 3 or PvP Planar Attunement Tier 2 and play the new Steppes of Infinity zone event.
Trion Worlds the developers of Rift: Planes of Telara have announced that with the recent release of the Storm Legion expansion they will be allowing former players free access to all the latest content between 14th December and 18th December.