Buy a year of Rift, get its first paid DLC for free

by: Chuck -
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I was fairly impressed with Storm Legion, the first paid DLC for Rift, when I saw it at E3 this year. Not only were you getting the usual collection of new levels and goodies, but they are tripling the size of the game world.

Today they have revealed a new special where if you buy the Storm Chaser version of the game for $119.98 you will get the DLC, a year of game time, an exclusive mount, and an exclusive title.  While that may seem like a lot of money at first, a quick look at the subscription page reveals that they are  giving you the DLC for free in exchange for buying a year of time with the game.  If you want to act on this deal you will need to purchase the game from your account page for the game.

“Storm Chaser” Edition Rewards Loyalty with Free Expansion, Exclusive Mount, and Title

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – August 14, 2012 – The new Rift™ expansion Storm Legion™, launching later this fall, can be yours at no cost by purchasing 12 months of game time, Trion Worlds announced today. The new Storm Chaser edition gives those purchasing a year’s worth of game time the full expansion at no additional cost.  In addition, players are instantly granted two exclusive bonuses: the “Stormbringer” in-game title and fearsome “Landslide” mount, both of which can be used immediately. Available until Storm Legion launches later this year, the Storm Chaser edition can be purchased now from players’ account page.

“We like finding ways to reward loyalty,” said Scott Hartsman, Trion Chief Creative Officer and Executive Producer on the game. “This new edition is the perfect way to do that.  Storm Legion is the biggest thing we’ve ever created for Rift. We have a feeling players are going to enjoy exploring the immense continents of Brevane and Dusken, and customizing their own personal Dimensions. Now they can do it in style.”

Purchase the Storm Chaser edition now and receive:

·         12 months of Rift game time

·         Storm Legion™ expansion

·         Exclusive “Stormbringer” title

·         Exclusive “Landslide” Mount

Announced earlier this year, Storm Legion, is the first expansion pack for Trion’s immensely popular MMORPG. Adding ten more levels, a dozen sprawling new zones, four new souls, and customizable spaces called Dimensions, the expansion nearly triples the size of the world, giving players more of Telara to explore as they quest to defeat the remaining dragon lords. Storm Legion is currently scheduled for launch later this year. 

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Storm Legion features:


• Adventure across a dozen huge zones across two continents that more than triple the size of the existing world

• Experience epic stories that reveal the true power in Telara … and the gateway to the planes

• Make your move to the island city of Tempest Bay, a new stronghold for both Guardians and Defiant


• A new Soul for each Calling expands the Ascended Class System – build the hero you want!

• Rise to new heights of power through 10 challenging levels, increasing the level cap to 60

• Play your way! Choose how you level with questing and Instant Adventure everywhere, onslaughts, rifts, events, and more


• Achieve greatness with 7 new dungeons, 3 raids, a Chronicle, and more!

• Join the Hunt: New rift gameplay propels you into battling increasingly-challenging planar bosses

• Fight legions of fantastic creatures, including a Colossus that interacts with – and ravages – the world like you’ve never seen


• Dimensions: Customizable spaces allow players and guilds to own a sliver of Telara

• Take your professions to new heights with Grandmaster crafting

• Become the talk of the town and boost your stats with stylish new capes

• New puzzles, artifacts and collectibles, achievements, mounts, pets, titles, and much more

Learn more about Rift: Storm Legion at


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.

About Trion Worlds

Trion Worlds is the leading publisher and developer of premium games for the connected era. Powered by a breakthrough development and publishing platform, Trion is revolutionizing the way games are developed, played and sold. Trion’s world-class team delivers high-quality, dynamic, and massively social games operated as live services across the biggest game genres and devices, including the critically acclaimed blockbuster, Rift™ and the highly-anticipated End of Nations™ and Defiance™. Trion is headquartered in Redwood City, Calif., with offices in San Diego, Calif., Austin, Texas, and at Trion Worlds Europe in London, UK
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