Rift: Summerfest Arrives

Rift players who have been eagerly awaiting Summerfest shall not wait any longer!  Rift, the full featured free to play MMORPG, has just announced that their latest world event has arrived on all Rift servers. Players have lots of traditional summer events in which to participate and earn friendship bracelets to later trade for swag.  Summerfest offers Telara?s hard-fighting defenders a chance to relax, soak up the sun, and enjoy a relative peace. Crucia and Regulos scheme in the clouds and shadows, but in this calm between storms, immortal heroes can bask in all the things that make Telara worth saving ? though not without braving terrible dangers, or else this wouldn?t be Rift.

Below is a detailed overview of what Rift players have in store for Summerfest.  And for those of you who haven’t had a chance to play Rift yet, head on over to our Rift page and get gaming!

New zone event: Savage Swarm
Endless clouds of ravenous insects descend upon hapless campers throughout Telara. Survive the stinging onslaught and defeat the Swarm Lord to purge the invading pests.

All the beasts of the field
Unique and adorable beasties have emerged for the summer in each mainland zone. Befriend each critter to earn up to 11 new companions, from black bunnies to striped prairie dogs and colorful cobras.

How to cook Sunfish
Delicious Summer Sunfish will be swimming in special nodes throughout the event, and your Survival trainers will be teaching new recipes that your friends will find ? transformative.

Rewards for merit
Ascended who are wise in the ways of camping can earn the title ?the Counselor.? And as you complete Summerfest quests, you?ll acquire Friendship Bracelets and Merit Badges you can trade in for seasonal rewards including epic weapons from the Plane of Life!

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