Trion Worlds announces that on June 12, alongside update 2.3 Empyreal Assault, Rift MMO will switch to a free to play business model.
The game will continue to use subscriptions. Subscribers, known as patrons, receive special bonuses to currency, mount speed, various types of experience and more:
- +15% Currency (always on)
- +10% Mount Speed (always on)
- Daily Boost Set: Each day you can activate bonuses to the Experience, Notoriety, Favor, Prestige and Tokens you earn while playing.
- Daily Summons: Instant access to your banker, guild banker, and trainer. You'll receive access to these convenience features on a set cooldown.
F2P players will have restrictions, as follows:
For more information, consult the Rift F.A.Q. - http://www.riftgame.com/en/promo/freetoplay.php#faq