Rift Receives a Launch Date

By Tyler Christensen

January 5, 2011

It was announced today that Trion Worlds’ upcoming MMORPG, Rift, is scheduled for release in North America on March 1st and in Europe on March 4th. Beginning today, those who pre-order copies of Rift through digital and retail channels will receive their choice of one-of-three exclusive in-game pets, as well as granted access to play in all remaining closed-beta events.

“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.”

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Marked until death with the words "Gamer" across my back (literally) with Duck Hunt pistols across my shoulder blades. Tyler enjoys good beer, open-world games and is also a singer/songwriter.

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