Perfect World Entertainment Inc. and Cryptic Studios have announced that Star Trek Online, the free-to-play MMORPG (massively multiplayer online role-playing game) is launching its latest content update Season 8: The Sphere on Nov. 12.
Players will be introduced to the Voth, an ancient alien species being used for the first time in a Star Trek video game, and will journey to the inside of a massive Dyson sphere where they’ll uncover a plot that threatens the Galaxy.
Perfect World also has announced that the latest feature episode “Sphere of Influence,” featuring Star Trek: The Next Generation (TNG) cast member Michael Dorn as Worf, is now live.
A continuation of the TNG episode “Schisms,” players journey with Worf to confront the terrors of the past and discover clues about the Sphere’s purpose.
In Star Trek Online, players can pioneer their own destiny as Captain of a Federation starship. Or they can become a Klingon Warlord and expand the Empire to the far reaches of the galaxy.
With its latest expansion, Legacy of Romulus, players can work to rebuild the Romulan legacy as a member of the Romulan Republic.
Players have the opportunity to visit iconic locations from the popular Star Trek fiction, reach out to unexplored star systems and make contact with new alien species.
For more information and to download and play Star Trek Online for free, visit: www.startrekonline.com