Today Atari/Cryptic kick off a promotional weekend aimed at bringing in new players and for bringing back players. Starting today new players can play a free demo version of the game, and returning players can play for free this weekend. We also have new videos with more hints to make you a better player.
Try STO Free with Demo
Star Today, Star Trek Online offers a free demo trial version of the game where you can play for an unlimited amount of time, but with some restrictions. The demo includes the “Stranded in Space” mission, which pits the player against vicious Orion space pirates. You can learn more and download the demo at startrekonline.com/demo
Returning Players Can Play Free This Weekend
Today Atari also launched their "Winback Weekend" which gives former players a chance to revisit STO and check out all the updated content. So if you tried the game for a month and quit, now is your chance to see if they have added enough to give it a try again. enjoy exciting new content. Users with a valid Star Trek Online retail account, but no current subscription, can log-in with their existing characters and play free for the entire weekend. "Winback Weekend" runs from Friday May 7th until May 10 at 10 a.m. PST. More details at startrekonline.com/free_weekend
Helpful Video: Tips & Tricks: Kits + Energy Weapons
Atari have also provided us with a new Tips & Tricks video. This latest one explains how you can best use your kits.
And our friends at the STOked video podcast, which discusses all the latest news and updates to STO, plus goes into detail on everything you need to know about Ship Energy Weapons.
If you want to get into the 25th century and play Star Trek Online it is available at Amazon discounted currently for less than $28 (or $50 for the collectors edition), and that includes a one month subscription.
POLL: Are you STO incentivized?
Are you taking part in any of these new promotions from Atari for Star Trek Online?