Rift: Conquest, the ninth update to the hit MMO, will launch next week, Trion has announced.

The update adds a host of new features including three-faction PvP, a new raid Sliver, and a mentoring system that allows high level Ascended to play with their low level friends.

Rift: Conquest features:

  • Conquest - Choose one of three faction groups for an all-out, cross-shard PvP war in an alternate-reality version of Stillmoor. Battle to control the Sourcestone Extractors, craft engines of war to aid your team, and build up bonuses that last beyond victory
  • Instant Adventure - Instant Adventure comes to Freemarch, Silverwood, Gloamwood, and Stonefield
  • Mentoring - Progress your character while helping your friends with low-level content
  • Barbershop - Change your appearance with a quick trip to the Stylist
  • New Sliver - Defeat Fae Lord Twyl in Primeval Feast
  • World Event - Camp out with Summerfest and participate in scavenger hunts throughout Telara