Stardate 77021.1: A New Era
For over 40 years, the world of Star Trek has entertained, challenged, and inspired the imaginations of young and old alike. Originally being developed by Perpetual Entertainment, it was announced on January 18th, 2008 that Perpetual would be stopping production of the title and that it would be swapping hands. Since that time Cryptic Studios have take over production on the title.
Helmed by game industry veterans as well as legendary creative talents from the Trek television shows and motion pictures, Star Trek Online will catapult players into a massively multiplayer experience unlike all others. Familiar friends, terrifying new enemies, exotic locales and dangerous missions will come to life as players rise through the ranks of Starfleet and come together to protect the ideals - and the very existence - of the Federation.
Prepare to explore strange new worlds, seek out new life forms, defend civilizations, and boldly go where no one - and no game - has gone before.
Enlist and Engage.
Star Trek Online is a massively multiplayer online game where you will join Starfleet and explore the greatest wonders and discoveries from our galaxy and beyond. You will team up with thousands of other players as you advance from Starfleet Academy and master your skills aboard a starship. Your journey will take you to far-away posts at the fringes of known space where you will carry out missions to establish contact with new civilizations while protecting the values of the Federation during a time of rising tensions. Rising through the ranks will test your abilities as a warrior, diplomat, explorer, and most importantly: a leader. Play your cards right and you will one day become Captain of your own starship and chart your own course to the final frontier."