Atari And Syfy Star Trek Online PartnershipPosted by T'Bonz - 27/01/10 at 02:01 pm
Atari and Syfy have announced an exclusive partnership promoting the highly anticipated Star Trek: Online MMORPG, which releases for the PC on February 2.
To celebrate the launch of Star Trek: Online, Syfy will air a two day Star Trek marathon. On Monday, February 1 from 8 A.M. to 5 P.M. Star Trek: Enterprise episodes will air. On February 2 from 8 A.M. to 9 P.M. episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation will be featured.
According to a press release, “This exciting initiative explores uncharted territory, empowering Syfy.com to build a one-stop ‘hub’ for Star Trek Online, where fans and gamers alike will be able to view explosive new content, participate in special contests and sweepstakes, and even purchase an exclusive bundle via digital download. The deal furthers Syfy’s mission to leverage multiple platforms, transcending just the television screen, to reach its broad audience and leverage the affinity they have with the most mainstream and profitable genre world wide: science fiction.”
Star Trek fans can visit Syfy.com/StarTrek and purchase the limited time “Syfy Bundle” to digitally download the game and receive a variety of bonus offers, both in-game and out of game.
- “Neodymium Deflector Dish” is an in-game item that grants a bonus to Auxiliary power, boosts maneuverability, and increases the effectiveness of a ship’s Science abilities.
- “500 Cryptic Points”. These micro-transaction credits can be used to purchase in-game items and unlock unique bonuses.
- “Syfy Store Discount”. Purchasers of the Syfy bundle will receive 15% off their next purchase at the Syfy.com store.
“Syfy is the perfect home for Star Trek Online,” said Jim Wilson, President and CEO of Atari, Inc. “By offering broadcast support, exclusive content and in-game bonuses, fans of Star Trek and the science fiction genre will be able to take part in this title’s much anticipated release.”