The extended open beta for Star Trek Online ended Tuesday, but instead of just shutting it down, Cryptic made an event out of it. Early in the day they made an announcement of an end of beta event, then in the final moments for players found themselves facing a massive invasion of the Federation by the Klingons, and then the Borg. Check out a fan video recap below.
Beta ends with a bang (and the Borg
Early in the Day Cryptic sent out the following message:
A massive Klingon Fleet is forming near Qo’noS for an invasion into Federation Territory. Klingon Warriors who wish to join this fleet may rendezvous near Qo’noS at 2pm PST
This video (by darksplinter82) gives an overview of how the final space battles went in the the STO beta.
And here is another video from HugeSuccessGuild focusing on Battle for Earth against a Borg Sphere
Pre-order and get into the head start
Star Trek Online is officially released on Tuesday February 2nd, but for those that pre-order you can get into the ‘head start’ which launches on Friday January 29th. You can pre-order the game from TrekMovie’s preferred retail partner Amazon (where you can select either the Standard or Collector’s Edition). The Amazon editions also include am exclusive Borg bridge officer, and a $10 credit for a future game purchase at Amazon. (Remember purchase of the game includes 30 days free trial, after that there is a monthly fee).
(Cryptic also has a list of additional retailers)