Last Thursday, July 25th, some Rift players were experiencing some pretty intense lag making the game basically unplayable for those who tried to login. It didn’t effect everyone as we had a few guildees who told me their game time was fine.
I had a heads up from friends that it was pretty horrible before I even got home from work. Although I wanted to jump in and try the first day of the summer festival, I thought it wiser to get some extra shut eye and avoid being annoyed by server issues. Yes, I’m an old lady who chooses sleep over frustration.
Trion has recognized how frustrating this was for those affected and posted on Friday that anyone who had played Rift within four days was getting a gift. That would be July 22-26th.
Users that logged into one of our servers in the North American data center over the last four days will have 450 credits added to their account. We’ve already pulled the data for affected accounts early this morning.
Again, I know this doesn’t make up for not being able to play, but we wanted to get something out asap. It will be on its way over the next two days and applied in waves.
Happily I had played within that window so I didn’t have to deal with the lag and I got the free credits!
If you are like me and had no idea how many credits you had and if your gift has been applied, Rift Scene has a post showing how you can check your transaction history and identify if your free credits have been applied.
I had already spent my credits on my new swimsuit before I even realized I had them!
Oh and on the subject of free credits, I thought it important to also mention the free credits handed out in the daily gift. I have been getting 25 credits daily from my gift box and I got some from the weekly patron gift box as well.
Earn FREE Credits to celebrate Summerfest – This Week Only Login & Claim your Dily Gift from the RIFT Store everyday! http://t.co/46T7HMqDZG
— RIFT (@Riftgame) July 28, 2013