Online games publisher Perfect World Entertainment has announced that the latest update for the free-to-play MMORPG (massively multiplayer online role-playing game) Star Trek Online is now live.
Star Trek Online Season 7: New Romulus, finds both Federation and Klingon Captains working alongside Romulan leader D’Tan in search for a new home world for Romulan refugees to begin the process of rebuilding a capital city.
Meanwhile, Paramount Pictures announced that principal photography has commenced in Los Angeles, CA on the sequel to STAR TREK from director J.J. Abrams. The film will be released on May 17, 2013 in 3D. (Read: Production on the Next “Star Trek” Movie Begins)
“This is the first time Star Trek fans will have a chance to participate in the story of rebuilding the Romulan Empire” explains executive producer Daniel Stahl.
“Star Trek Online players will experience first-hand the plight of the Romulus survivors as they uncover mysteries surrounding their new home world. In Season 7: New Romulus, players will take an active role in shaping the conflict to come as they fight for the reputation necessary to improve relations and gain support of the Romulan Empire.”
Players can visit iconic locations from popular Star Trek fiction, discover unexplored star systems, make first contact with new alien species and uncover mysteries that will influence the future of the Star Trek universe.
To download and play Star Trek Online for free, go to http://startrekonline.com/
Star Trek Online Season 7: New Romulus is licensed by CBS Consumer Products.