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Will You Play RIFT After It Goes F2P?

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By violaDate: May 20 2013 Views:

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Trion Worlds has just announced that fantasy MMO RIFT will be headed free-to-play on June 12th. Obviously, the hope is to bring in a variety of new players, but the announcement can result in a bit of whiplash when deciding whether or not to count yourself among those getting into the game.

Free-to-play didn't help RIFT to survive in Korea, and Chinese media reports that it's having a rough time there as well. Trion Worlds did just get hit by layoffs, but it's been said those layoffs don't affect RIFT's staff. On the bright side, RIFT is making promises about the item shop...

Is trying the game out a good idea? A bad one? Today, we ask our readers to decide. Will you play RIFT after it goes F2P? Or do you think you'll be giving it a pass?

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