RIFT VIP Key Giveaway

Ends on 4 Feb 2011
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RIFT™ is the complete MMO experience you've been waiting for! Dynamic conflict and a revolutionary class system await you in this world besieged by the elemental planes. Want to try it out? Grab a VIP key for their upcoming beta events! We even have an Escapist guild for you to join.

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 and the landscape is ever-changing. Build your own class using the Ascended Soul system and embark on epic battles that bring you into the story to take your RPG experience to new heights of achievement and excitement! To start you out running, we have 5000 VIP keys to give away. Each one of these keys will get you into each of Trion's upcoming beta events. Once you get in the game, look up The Escapist under guilds and ask someone for an invite. The bigger we become, the more sections of the event we can participate in. Plus, why wouldn't we want to be the biggest guild in the game?

How to Participate

  • You must be a registered member of The Escapist. You can sign up for your free account by clicking here, or Login with Facebook.
  • You must be at least 13 years of age to participate.
  • Click the Submit button below to receive your key and follow the directions to create your account.
  • Once you are in, you can find The Escapist Guardian guild on Byriel, Belmont and Wolfsbane.
  • Send a private message to one of the members online and get yourself an invite to the fun!

RIFT Features

  • Full-Featured: Guilds, dungeons, raids, auctions, crafting, a vibrant economy, Player vs. Player combat, and more!
  • Deeper Gameplay: New features like Guild Quests and Artifact Collections enhance your gaming experience by giving you earned achievements that matter.
  • Highly Accessible HD Graphics: Play a game that has stunning visuals on virtually any computer, even if your PC isn't state-of-the-art.
  • Dynamic Conflict: Invasions unfold zone-wide, creating epic battles that bring you into the story! Save the world now alongside hundreds of other players, or fight later to reclaim lands from invading hordes.
  • 8 Primal Forces: Creatures from the Air, Earth, Fire, Water, Life, and Death planes battle for control of the world of Telara! Two warring factions-the Guardians and the Defiant-face off against each other and fight creatures from the planes as they seek to save the world.
  • PvP Combat: Battle others in exhilarating Player vs. Player combat! Earn PvP ranks, titles, loot, and unique souls to further enhance your character. Head to cross-server Warfronts and fight others in world PvP.
  • Build Your Class: No other game lets you build your class the way RIFT does. Specialize in a single class or pick and choose abilities from many to create a character uniquely suited to your play style-and have fun while you experiment!
  • Choose Your Role: Each character can have up to four different roles, so you can choose different classes for every situation! You might have one for PvP and another for raids; or perhaps you want a high-damage or high-defense build. The choice is yours to mix and match as you see fit!

Beta Descriptions

Here are the remaining beta events and their dates. As long as a gamer has a code applied to their account, they'll be invited to ALL the remaining betas.

Beta 5: Battle of the Ascended
Jan 25th, 18:00 GMT - Jan 28th, 18:00 GMT
Levels 1-30

Eight forces all vie for control as the battle for Telara rages on! Take up the mantle as a noble Guardian or a techno-magical Defiant to confront extra-planar forces and enemy players as you explore this dynamic world.

Play to win! Defeat any player of the opposite faction in Scarlet Gorge or a Warfront and you could be eligible to win an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 video card! Terms and conditions apply, click here for details. And In-Game Prize Packs will be given away to ten (10) select players who complete the objective!


Beta 6: Planar War
Feb 4th, 18:00 GMT - Feb 7th, 18:00 GMT
Levels 1-35

Telara is left in chaos as the elemental planes force their way into reality. The armies of Earth, Water, Air, Fire, Life, and Death launch devastating invasions through the rifts opening across the land. Beat back the invasions and eliminate the planar blight that's eroding this once-peaceful world.

Play to win! Seal any rift and receive planar loot and you could be eligible to win an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 video card! Terms and conditions apply, click here for details. And In-Game Prize Packs will be given away to ten (10) select players who complete the objective!


Beta 7: Telara the Merciless
Feb 15th, 18:00 GMT - Feb 21nd, 18:00 GMT
Levels 1-42

A tireless and unending horde, invaders from the planes continue their assault on Telara. The final (beta) battle is at hand and the fate of the planet depends on the courage and strength of Telara's champions. Become one of the Ascended and fight for a world that's on the brink of losing all hope.

Play to win! Defeat any dungeon boss and you could be eligible to win an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 video card! Terms and conditions apply, click here for details. And In-Game Prize Packs will be given away to ten (10) select players who complete the objective!

System Specifications for Gameplay

Minimum System Specification
Operating system: Windows XP, Vista or 7
Processor: Dual Core 2.0 GHz or better
Memory: 2 GB
Hard disk space: 8.0 GB available
Video: Nvidia GeForce FX 5900, ATI/AMD Radeon X300, Intel GMA X4500 or better.
Sound: DirectX 8.1 compliant card
DirectX®: 9.0c, June 2010 update
Broadband internet connection (DSL, cable modem or other high speed connection)

Recommended System Specification
Operating system: Windows XP, Vista or 7
Processor: Core 2 Duo 2.2 GHz or better
Memory: 4 GB
Hard disk space: 8.0 GB available
Desktop Video: Nvidia GTS 250 or better
Notebook Video: Nvidia GTX 200M series or better
Sound: DirectX 8.1 compliant card
DirectX®: 9.0c, June 2010 update
Broadband internet connection (DSL, cable modem or other high speed connection)

The contest has ended!

Thanks for your interest, but this contest is now over. Keep checking The Escapist for more contests and giveaways in the future.