The NA region shards will get the additional fixes included in the EU Hotfix #1 tomorrow morning, 9/30/11, at 8:00am PDT. Estimated downtime is ** 30 minutes **.
Patch notes have been posted in the hotfix #1 thread and the added notes will be updated on the RIFT game patcher.
I’ll be back in the morning with status updates during the downtime!
EDIT: 8:00am PDT: The NA shards are coming down for this update now!
EDIT: 8:11am PDT: Shards are currently locked, pending final checks.
EDIT: 8:20am: NA shards are unlocking now – enjoy!