The video game deal of the day over at Amazon today is Rift Collector’s Edition for PC Download for only $40.19 (that’s 33% off the list price of $59.99).
Note, this sale is valid only for today, Sunday, May 29, 2011, until midnight PST while supplies last.
With your purchase of Rift, you’ll receive the Ascended Gift Pack.
The Ascended Gift Pack is stuffed full of items to aid the newly ascended in the battle against the planar fiends. With potions, drinks, and scrolls, along with an extra bag, any new hero worth his mettle will keep this loot close at hand.
From the product page:
* Full-Featured: Guilds, dungeons, raids, auctions, crafting, a vibrant economy, Player vs. Player combat, and more!
* World as Your Adversary: Extra-planar creatures surge into the world from rifts, turning bastions of safety into frenzied battlefields. Defeat these monsters and earn unique rewards.
* Build Your Class: No other game lets you build your class the way Rift does. Specialize in a single class or pick and choose abilities from many to create a character uniquely suited to your playstyle – and have fun while you experiment!
* PvP Combat: Battle others in exhilarating Player vs. Player combat! Earn PvP ranks, titles, loot, and unique souls to further enhance your character. Head to four cross-server Warfronts and fight others in world PvP.
* Choose Your Role: Each character can have up to four different roles, so you can choose different classes for every situation! You might have one for PvP and another for raids; or perhaps you want a high-damage or high-defense build.
Rift is the complete and full-featured MMO experience you’ve been waiting for! Adventure in the world of Telara as either a noble Guardian or techno-magical Defiant and enter a dynamic fantasy where 8 primal forces battle for control and the landscape is ever-changing. Build your own class using the Ascended Soul system and embark on challenging quests to take your RPG experience to new heights of achievement and excitement! the special edition includes the following exclusive items in addition to the game client DVD: Exclusive in-game digital items: Ancient Tartagon Mount: Available at level 20, this turtle mount increases player speed by 60%. Collector’s Satchel: Increases the size of your primary backpack to 24 slots. Bogling Wastrel: This unique pet sets you apart from the other Ascended.