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Star Trek Online

Platform(s): PC
Genre: Online Multiplayer
Publisher: Atari
Developer: Cryptic Studios
Release Date: Feb. 2, 2010 (US), Feb. 5, 2010 (EU)

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'Star Trek Online' Unveils European Subscription Models

by Rainier on Jan. 20, 2010 @ 5:12 a.m. PST

Set in the year 2409, Star Trek Online will allow players to immerse themselves in the future of the Star Trek universe, exploring strange new worlds, seeking out new life and new civilizations in an ever expanding vast universe. Command a starship as a Federation or a Klingon Captain, outfit it with custom systems and recruit, train and mold a crew into an elite force for exploration and combat. Missions take players into thrilling space battle, planetside for face-to-face combat and even inside starships!

Set in the year 2409, Star Trek Online will allow players to immerse themselves in the future of the Star Trek universe, exploring strange new worlds, seeking out new life and new civilizations in an ever expanding vast universe. Command a starship as a Federation or a Klingon Captain, outfit it with custom systems and recruit, train and mold a crew into an elite force for exploration and combat. Missions take players into thrilling space battle, planetside for face-to-face combat and even inside starships!

Powered by the Cryptic Engine, Star Trek Online will be developed for both console and PC formats. With customizable ships and characters from the Klingon Empire and United Federation of Planets, ground, space and shipboard gameplay and unique options for player-generated content set in the Star Trek universe, Star Trek Online is the MMOG that allows you to boldly go where no one has gone before!

Beginning today, and for a limited time only, fans and gamers can purchase special Lifetime and 12-month memberships of Star Trek Online. This limited time promotional offer expires on February 2, 2010, when Star Trek Online launches in Europe.

The Lifetime membership promotion, available for £153.99, €174.99, 1299.99 DKK, provides unlimited access to Star Trek Online for the life of the product, offers players two extra character slots, and gives gamers a playable Starfleet captain who's been reclaimed from the Borg. The 12-month membership, available for £73.70, €83.99, 625.73 DKK, grants users unlimited access to Star Trek Online for 12 full months and also includes two extra character slots. This limited time promotions pricing includes subscription time and added value items, separate game purchase is required. This offer expires on February 2, 2010, reverting to standard lifetime pricing.

The standard monthly subscription rate for Star Trek Online is £8.99 / €12.99 / 82.45 DKK per month. A variety of billing options can be found on the official Star Trek Online website and 60-day Game Time Cards can be found at select retailers nationwide. 30-day free trials are offered with every retail purchase.

"This subscription pricing and launch promotion announcement is one of the last steps we take before officially releasing Star Trek Online," said Craig Zinkievich, Executive Producer on Star Trek Online. "We are absolutely thrilled to reveal these final details and we are incredibly excited about launching Star Trek Online this February. For us, this marks the beginning of our game's life - a life of new adventures, discoveries, and dangers. Truly, ours is a universe that will never stop expanding and we simply cannot wait for people to experience it with us."

Key Features :

  • The Star Trek universe will appear for the first time in a massively multiplayer online game. Everything from the elegant domes of Starfleet Academy to the ancient temples of Vulcan, from the towers of Qo’noS to the Fire Caves of Bajor, from the mysterious Mutara Nebula to the unexplored voids of deep space, all will be represented in stunning 3-D graphics. Immerse yourself in the future of the Trek universe as it moves into the 25th century: a time of shifting alliances and new discoveries.
  • Explore strange new worlds, seek out new life and new civilizations in an expanding vast universe. Make contact with alien races, discover resources and uncover mysteries that will change the future of the Star Trek universe.
  • Command your own starship as a Federation Captain or a Klingon Warrior. Outfit it with the systems that you need to make your mark in the galaxy. Customize your ship as you see fit. Recruit, train and mold your crew into an elite force for exploration and combat.
  • Command your vessel in thrilling space battles, or beam down to planets with your away team for face-to-face confrontations. Missions will take you and your friends into space, planetside and even inside starships!

Starting Jan. 12, 2010 thru Jan. 26, 2010 fans will be able to explore the Star Trek Universe and play the first-of-a-kind massively multiplayer online role-playing game.

Open beta keys will be given out on a first come first serve basis, sign up now!


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