Perfect World Entertainment Inc. and Cryptic Studios have announced that Star Trek Online is now available on Xbox One and PlayStation 4.
The free-to-play Star Trek MMORPG lets players command their own starships and to carry out missions.
“Captains will have an expansive amount of playable content to explore when Star Trek Online debuts simultaneously on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The game’s console version will bring both the Legacy of Romulus and Delta Rising expansions, as well as numerous gameplay updates from the game’s six-year history. Each player’s adventure will begin as they choose from classic Star Trek factions including Federation, Klingon and Romulans, to customize their very own Captain. From there, players can command a classic starship and fly to iconic Star Trek locations, where they will interact with characters voiced by original Star Trek actors, including Jeri Ryan (Seven of Nine), Michael Dorn (Worf), Tim Russ (Tuvok) and more.”
New upgrades include:
- New Control Scheme – Controls for the full-scale ninety-two-key keyboard MMORPG have been condensed into a 16-button controller, while retaining the speed and fun of the original PC version.
- Updated Lighting and Graphics – Modern lighting technologies have been incorporated to improve the overall visual quality of the game, bringing Star Trek Online fully into the latest generation consoles. These changes will eventually be incorporated into the PC version as well.
- Improved UI – Star Trek Online‘s console UI has been updated for easy access to skills, inventory and more features at a glance.
“Star Trek Online will be free to play digitally on Xbox One with Xbox Live Gold from the Xbox Games Store. The game will also be available for free on PlayStation 4, without a PlayStation Plus membership. As an added bonus, PlayStation Plus members will receive a free Wrath of Khan uniform. Through October 4, all PS4 players can claim a free Andorian Escort and all Xbox One users have access to a free Steamrunner Blockade Runner. Arc users who link their console account will also receive a free Wrath of Khan outfit.”
Source: Press Release