Rift Launching Dated

January 5, 2011

By Jimmy Thang

Trion Worlds has announced that MMORPG Rift will launch March 1st in North America and March 4th in Europe. Starting today, you can pre-order the game at participating retail outlets/online digital distribution services.

With the game being in development for several years, Trion Worlds CEO Lars Buttler had this to say, "The launch of Rift is the culmination of our tireless efforts over the past several years to bring players the most complete, full-featured, and dynamic online game they’ve ever experienced." He added, "Through the dedication, creativity, and incredible track record of our veteran development team, we’ve been able to create an exceptionally polished and immersive online world filled with adventure, surprise, and beauty. We can’t wait to share Rift with players around the world."

Subtitled "Planes of Telara," Rift is a fantasy massively-multiplayer online role-playing game that will feature specific GeForce card support under NVIDIA's The Way It's Meant to Be Played banner.

The base game will retail for $49.99 and will feature a $14.99 monthly fee.