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Rift release date and pricing scheme announced

On January 5, 2011 by Aaron Meehan

Trion Worlds MMO Rift now has a release date and its pricing scheme reveal.

The announcement of the release date (and the fact they are now taking pre-orders) and pricing scheme came via their facebook page

The release date for Rift is March 1st 2011 for North America and March 4th 2011 for Europe

The pricing for the game was announced to be:

Digital Standard Edition: $49.99/€49.99/£34.99

Digital Collector’s Edition: $59.99/€59.99/£39.99

Retail Collector’s Edition: $79.99

Standard Edition comes with:

  • Founder’s pricing (you get a discount on the monthly fee which puts it down to $9.99 a month)
  • An ingame item and pet (see the product detail link for more detail)
  • 30 days free play
  • Beta access and head start access (begins Feb 24th)

Digital Collector’s Edition come with:

  • Everything that the standard edition offers
  • An ingame bag which give you room to store 24 items
  • A mount that can be used at level 20
  • An exclusive ingame pet

Retail Collector’s Edition:

  • Everything from the digital collector’s edition
  • A 8gb Rift USB drive
  • Rift soundtrack
  • SteelSeries Gaming Mouse Pad
  • 128-page Hardcover Comic

To get a full look at what the products offer head over to the Rift Product page

The subscription fee was announced as well which is:

Monthly Fee:

$14.99/month, €12.99/month, £8.99/month

3 month subscription fee:

$11.99/month, €10.99/month, £6.99/month

What you will be billed every 3 months: $35.97 / € 32.97 / £20.97

6 month subscription fee: $9.99/month, €9.99/month, £5.99/month

What you you will be billed every 6 month: $59.94 / € 59.94 / £35.94

To get a full look at the subscription model head over to the Rift subscription page

In other news Rift released their TV advert for Rift and they used it to take a stab at the World of Warcraft

http://www.youtube.com/v/yzpnQrUjB14

If you are interested you can pre-order Rift by going their pre-order page

Source: Rift official facebook page

Author: Aaron Meehan

Hi, I’m the creator of SG Gaming Info. When I’m not working on my writing or creating content for this site’s YouTube channel, I like to relax and enjoy character driven story games.


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