RIFT patch 3.2 plans massive wardrobe overhaul

Sporting the latest fashion will be much easier with RIFT’s upcoming 3.2 patch, Echoes of Madness. It will include a sweeping overhaul to the way that the wardrobe functions, giving players even more choices than before.

A new dev diary posted today takes the time to walk players through the expected changes. The biggest difference with the current system is that the new wardrobe will allow you to unlock and save cosmetic appearances indefinitely, freeing up the storage of actual gear. The new interface will give you all of your cosmetic and dye options for each slot as you build an outfit. Speaking of dyes, all players will get a handful of colors unlocked when 3.2 hits, while additional ones will need to be purchased with credits.

More info about the new system, including set collections and cosmetic weapons, are detailed in the post. What outfits will you be making?

[Source: Wardrobe update]
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Lctwo
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Lctwo

Great game and (flame suit on) very generous free to play system. Really have enjoyed the time I’ve spent in it. Need to go back and achieve my goal of leveling one toon to cap

SwobyJ
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SwobyJ

I’m very happy about this. It isn’t my favorite type of change, but there’s almost nothing about this update that I don’t like. Now if they can figure out a better solution to Instant Adventure achievements..

SwobyJ
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SwobyJ

Sorenthaz Yes. Though it’ll still sell. Maybe not profitable enough.

SwobyJ
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SwobyJ

Cujo H “As usual with fantasy MMOs, I’d want to use the starter bow as the skin for whatever f’d up looking high level bow they forced me to use.” Yay! Now you can. Just roll an alt and the skin should be saved region-wide. I think.

Karhima
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Karhima

Any word on when the update will go live?

Golden_Girl
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Golden_Girl

Unlockable dyes? How very 2004 :-p

Sorenthaz
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Sorenthaz

So dyes are unlocks now akin to GW2…
…Doesn’t that kind of majorly screw over alchemists though since they had access to making all the rare/expensive dyes?

Cujo H
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Cujo H

As usual with fantasy MMOs, I’d want to use the starter bow as the skin for whatever f’d up looking high level bow they forced me to use.

Luckinrio
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Luckinrio

That’s cool!!! (:
Now i gonna save the cleric’s dresses! All of.. .three… or four… 

Just in time… RIFT DOES DESERVE a fix column!! :<

Enikuo
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Enikuo

Vikaernes Correction – Rift’s old system is like LotRO’s system. Their new system is a blend between GW2’s style unlocks and LotRO’s outfit slots. And, it probably better to say the Wildstar’s system is a blend between GW2’s style unlocks and dye system and WoW’s transmog system with its cost per item change. 
I’m kinda loving that this wardrobe thing is becoming common enough that I can make all these comparisons now.