Rift Collector’s Edition and Pre-Order Goodies

Rift Collector’s Edition… In game and in box items to add some pizazz at launch.

Yesterday, Trion announced what items the Collector’s Edition of Rift would include. Although an official release date has not yet been announced, we hope to see both the release date and the finished product soon, and will update as that information becomes available.

Here is the post from Abigale (Cindy Bowens, Senior Community Manager) on the forums with the details:

TRION WORLDS DETAILS RIFT™ COLLECTOR’S EDITION AND PRE-ORDER EXCLUSIVES

Trion Worlds today announced plans for the limited-release Collector’s Edition of Rift, the upcoming massively multiplayer online role-playing game that pits players against six planes of reality on the besieged world of Telara. Available only at select retailers, the special edition includes the following exclusive items in addition to the game client DVD:

Exclusive in-game digital items:

— Ancient Tartagon Mount: Available at level 20, this turtle mount increases player speed by 60%
— Collector’s Satchel: Increases the size of your primary backpack to 24 slots
— Bogling Wastrel: This unique pet sets you apart from the other Ascended

Exclusive in-box premium items:

— 8GB USB Drive: Exclusive flash drive branded with the Rift logo
— Official Rift Soundtrack: Featuring 17 epic tracks from acclaimed game composer Inon Zur
— SteelSeries gaming mouse pad featuring detailed art of a blistering Fire Rift
— Telara Chronicles Trade Hardcover: All five issues of the gripping graphic novel miniseries based on the Rift universe in one limited-edition hardbound book

Those who pre-order either the standard or Collector’s Edition of Rift will receive their choice of the following in-game pets: Cockatrice Chick, Deep One Spawnling or Hellhound Pup. Additionally, players who pre-purchase the game at select retailers will get one of the following exclusive weapon enchantments. Each rune grants your character +3 Endurance and protects against that element.

— Blazing Sourcestone Rune (Steam): Fire touches your weapon, causing it to burst into flame (+10 Fire Resist)
Crystalline Sourcestone Rune (Amazon): Earth touches you weapon, encasing it in crystal (+10 Earth Resist)
— Frozen Sourcestone Rune (Best Buy): Water touches your weapon, encasing it in frost (+10 Water Resist)
— Pulsing Sourcestone Rune (Direct2Drive): Life touches your weapon, causing it to pulse with life energy (+10 Life Resist)
— Shrouded Sourcestone Rune (Trion direct and all other 3rd party digital retailers): Death touches your weapon, shrouding it in darkness (+10 Death Resist)
Swirling Sourcestone Rune (GameStop): Air touches your weapon, wreathing it in lightning (+10 Air Resist)

*** To see the exclusive rewards for both the Collector’s Edition and for Pre-ordering, visit www.RIFTgame.com/exclusives.

About Rift
Rift ™ is the complete and full-featured MMO experience. Adventure in the world of Telara as either a noble Guardian or technomagical Defiant and enter a dynamic fantasy world where eight primal forces battle for control in an ever-changing landscape. In Rift, players build their own class using the Ascended Soul system, embark on epic battles that bring you into the story, battle others in exhilarating Player vs. Player combat, and achieve new heights of power by tackling epic raids.

The runes and in-game pets (aside from the Bogling Wastrel) are available from all pre-orders and are detailed on the link listed by Cindy, but which will be repeated below for completeness.

For details go to: http://www.riftgame.com/en/products/exclusives.php

Happy Gaming!

Hope to update everyone with a release date shortly!

And whether you want the Rift Collector’s Edition, or the Standard Edition, I hope to see many pre-orders having fun on launch day!

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