Well looks like Rift announced their plans for a 5th beta, if they hit 75K likes on FB they are releasing 500keys on FB..Hmmm help spread the word to all your MMO friends that want to try a new experience in a game, I am not sure if i will pick it up at first, may want to give my norm waiting periop of 6months to a year to see if anything changes or if it goes to F2P. Below is the message on Facebook this week regarding the 5th Beta!!

“Want to get into Beta 5? Help us hit 75,000 fans by Monday and we will give away 500 keys, here on Facebook, for the next Beta event starting on Jan 25th. Spread the word! ^Zann “


Well i received my beta invite for Rift this afternoon, currently downloading so i will be ready for fridays beta launch, other than that i really cant say more than this.

Welcome to the first Beta event for Rift!

Beta servers are scheduled to be available for play from Friday 12/3/2010 at 10AM PST until Monday 12/6/2010 at 10AM PST.

Beta #1: Rise of the Defiant
Like a phoenix rising from the ashes, the survivors from the desolate future of Telara have resurrected you, their champion, and sent you to present-day Telara to prevent the destruction caused by the Blood Storm and the blindly faithful Guardians. Join the techno-magical Defiant in their fight to change the course of history!