Zachary Quinto, best known to Star Trek fans for his portrayal of Spock in J.J. Abrams‘ Star Trek XI, will voice a character as well as a tutorial in Star Trek: Online.
Star Trek gamers have one more reason to play Star Trek: Online now with the news that Quinto will be the voice of an Emergency Medical Holiday in the MMORPG.
In addition to the EMH, Quinto’s voice will be heard in a tutorial for the game, teaching fans how to “explore the Star Trek: Online universe, improve their characters, attain higher ranks and succeed in space combat and on away missions.”
“Zachary Quinto has inspired both new and long-time Star Trek fans through his extraordinary portrayal of Spock in 2009’s Star Trek,” said Jim Wilson, President and CEO of Atari, Inc. “We are thrilled to have him participate in Star Trek Online as players get set to explore this whole new chapter of the beloved universe.”
“Being a part of the Star Trek universe has been an incredible experience for me,” said Quinto. “Extending that experience into the gaming space, and sharing it with gamers and Trek enthusiasts around the world, makes it even more exciting.”
In other Star Trek: Online news, a new video has been released which features a Klingon attack on Starbase 24. “We are near the breaking point,” says the commanding officer in charge of the Starbase. “But the battle rages, long and bloody.”