A new expansion for Star Trek Online has been announced by Perfect World Entertainment Inc., and Cryptic Studio.
This third expansion for the MMORPG is Star Trek: Online: Agents of Yesterday.
In Star Trek: Online: Agents of Yesterday, players can “create a new Captain in the timeline of Star Trek: The Original Series, where they will take command of an era appropriate ship and begin their new adventure! Launching in Summer 2016, the third expansion also introduces two well-known characters from Star Trek: The Original Series, five new ships, plus the iconic Enterprise, Constitution.”
“The expansion harkens back to key themes from Star Trek: The Original Series, including the search for new life and new civilizations,” said a press release for the new expansion.
In Agents of Yesterday, the characters of Chekov and Scotty will be voiced by Walter Koenig, and Chris Doohan, son of James Doohan.
“Star Trek Online has been able to explore other eras in the franchise from Star Trek: Enterprise to Star Trek: Voyager, while continuing to add to the core Star Trek narrative,” said Steve Ricossa, executive producer of Star Trek Online. “The 50th Anniversary of Star Trek presents a unique opportunity and challenge for our team, to faithfully venture back in time to one of the most iconic science-fiction settings and eras in television history. Combining Star Trek: The Original Series with Star Trek Online allows us to take players on some new and unique adventures in a time period that is beloved by fans.”
Source: Press Release