Trion Worlds ushers in RIFT update 2.2 with annual Carnival festivities, new gameplay features, subscriber bonuses, and the Steppes of Infinity Zone event

With the dragon Crucia sealed and her forces pushed back, the annual Carnival of the Ascended has come to Port Tempest, bringing with it dragon piñatas and festive parades to celebrate all throughout the world of Telara. Ascended young and old can join in the festivities, and while the threat of the Storm Legion still lingers in the distance, now is a time to renew, recharge, and be proud of victories hard-won.


The latest game update hits servers today and introduces key features including a new PvP Warfront mode, additional Planar Attunement tiers, extra collectibles and items, and subscriber bonuses.


RIFT 2.2 Key Features


  • Carnival of the Ascended

This year’s Carnival is more fun than ever! Collect glass beads, revel in pie-stomping and throwing contests, and challenge yourself in two new games of skill as you gather colorful masks and awesome mounts.


  • Try your luck in PvP at the Wheel of Fate

Danger and excitement awaits you in this alternative Warfront mode as the Wheel of Fate assigns combatants against each other in the field of war. Use your cannons to assault the Codex and attempt to seize capture points from your foes.


  • Special Anniversary Cape

Celebrate two years of RIFT with a special Anniversary Cape! Buy this golden cape in the carnival prize store and demonstrate your RIFT pride to all.


  • Tier 3 Planar Attunement

For players already at Tier 2, we’ve added a new third tier to all six of our normal planes. Unlock the power of the planes to store up to 16 planar charges, summon raid groups to your location, unlock epic sigils to power your weapons, improve your stats and resistances, and more!


  • Attunement of War – Tier 2

We’ve added Tier 2 Planar Attunement to PvP! Continue to customize your character by increasing Vengeance, Crit Power, and more while improving your survivability with more planar charges, Valor, and Endurance.


  • Return to Telara this March

Play RIFT for free from March 21 to March 25. Revisit your veteran high-level Ascended characters and experience all the awesome additions to RIFT since the launch of STORM LEGION.


  • Anniversary subscriber bonuses

From March 21 to April 4 all subscribers will enjoy 20% increases in the following:

  • Guild XP
  • Normal Kill XP or Planar Attunement (depending on your game status)
  • Prestige
  • Favor
  • Planarite
  • Dungeon Currency (chance to drop more)
  • Zone event currency


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About Rift
Adventure in the world of Telara as either a noble Guardian or technomagical Defiant and enter a dynamic fantasy where 8 primal forces battle for control in an ever-changing landscape. Build your own class using the Ascended Soul system, embark on epic conflicts that bring you into the story, battle others in exhilarating Player vs. Player combat, achieve new heights of power by tackling epic raids, and so much more. See for more information.