Rift Launches in Russia

Trion Worlds and Belver recruit Russian players to join the fight against the denizens of RIFT.

RIFT Ascended get some reinforcements today thanks to a partnership between Trion Worlds and Russian publisher Belver. Following a series of successful beta tests, RIFT is now live in Russia with a localized version and new website.

With the Russian launch now live, Trion Worlds next plans to launch RIFT in Korea sometime next year.

Trion Worlds and Belver Open RIFT™ Rift in Russia

Trion and publishing partner Belver announced today that the Russian version of the popular MMORPG, Rift™, is now live following a series of successful beta tests. Completely localized from the ground up for the Russian language audience, the new version is the first to launch in a new territory since the English, German, and French clients hit earlier this year. The Russian release is just the next step in an ongoing quest to share the game with the global community of MMO enthusiasts, as Trion plans to premiere Rift in Korea sometime next year.

The game is also getting an official Russian web presence at www.riftworld.ru where gamers can create accounts, learn about the game, and become part of the growing forum community.


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 www.riftgame.com for more information.

To read the latest guides, news, and features you can visit our RIFT Game Page.

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