Today is 17th of January, or 1701, which is the date that Cryptic decided to launch the new Free To Play version of Star Trek Online. If you have wanted to give the MMORPG a try (or wanted to return to the game), you can be begin your adventure today, for free. See below for more details and the new F2P launch trailer.
Star Trek Online now "Free To Play"
If you have been curious about the Star Trek Online massive multiplayer game, now is the time to check it out. Cryptic have transitioned the game to a new free to play model so you can launch your ship with no monthly subscription.
Every player in Star Trek Online is a captain with a ship. You choose a career path, you choose which missions to take, and you can even choose to play for the Klingon Empire. Gameplay takes place in space and on strange new worlds.
Star Trek Online also offers customization of your character, your ship, your crew, your uniform, and more. You can even build missions using the Foundry system.
You can spend your time in combat or exploring. And now you can do it all for free.
Here is the brand new launch trailer for Star Trek Online Free To Play…
And here is the new opening cutscene for the game…
As of now there are two ways to play Star Trek Online. You can play with a free "Silver" account or with a "Gold" monthly subscription of $14.99. This Features Matrix from Cryptic shows the difference between the two accounts.