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Rift News – Player Counts Rise Since F2P Conversion

According to a new report at GamesIndustry.biz, Trion Worlds has announced that Rift player numbers are significantly higher since the game’s conversion from a subscription title to a F2P title. In addition, sales are up according to the report. [link

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RIFT goes free-to-play, promises ‘no tricks, no traps’

Trion Worlds has just announced that fantasy MMO RIFT will be headed free-to-play on June 12th. Though former studio reps were once adamant that the game would remain a subscription MMO, the team has apparently decided it can better compete

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Defiance scores 1 million registrations

Trion Worlds’ latest title, Defiance, has reached the 1 million registrations milestone one month after being released. Its creators also revealed that players have killed over 500 million hellbugs, driven 50 million virtual miles on the game’s ATVs and battled

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Trion Worlds to publish Cryteks F2P Shooter ‘Warface’

Online game publisher Trion Worlds will publish the highly anticipated Warface free-to-play online game from Crytek. The deal is the first in which Trion makes its online game publishing platform available to an outside third-party developer. The two companies haven’t

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RIFT now F2P until level 20

Trion Worlds, the firm behind RIFT, has just unveiled the MMO’s free-to-play option, Rift Lite. Rift Lite offers anyone with a Trion account the ability to play the game for free up until level 20 without any play restrictions. (…)

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Trion raises $85 million

Video game publisher Trion Worlds has raised $85 million in a new round of funding as the privately held company aims to expand to Asia this year and launch new titles, CEO Lars Buttler told Reuters on Thursday.Trion, which makes

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Trion wants to go public because of RIFTs success

The company announced that it is mulling over a decision to put the company on the market with an IPO. CEO Lars Buttler says that it’s just a matter of time at this point: “As we build scale and become

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