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After a long war and the darkness of midnight, we’re finally ready to see the light with Season 11: New Dawn! We’ve put the past behind us and look towards a brighter future filled with a new story arc, exciting gameplay, updates to existing content, and the return of Chase Masterson as Mirror Leeta.

The Terran Empire had an Iconian War of their own and they’re now on their way to the Prime Universe to take the fight to us. Everyone will have to stand firm and hold the line at Deep Space Nine to keep the Mirror Universe forces under command of Terran Admiral Leeta at bay. With two brand new queues centered in and around Deep Space Nine, and a battlezone that takes place in the Badlands, there will never be a shortage of work to be done. To help you with this task, the Alliance has provided gear for the Terran Taskforce Reputation to keep you and your ship kitted out with the best gear for the job.

The Alliance also wants to get back to their roots and see what they can discover in the far reaches of the Alpha Quadrant. There will be two new story missions, one at launch and one shortly thereafter, that will be the first steps on the journey into a brand new story arc that will run through 2016. This is a great time to get in on the ground floor and enjoy the story all at once as a community.

When you’re not in your command chair captaining your ship through the Alpha Quadrant, you can use the new Admiralty system to send your personal fleet of ships on missions. The strategic and tactical elements of this system will give you a true admiral experience

Last and certainly not least, we’ve completely overhauled the existing Cardassian Arc. There are now four new story missions that show the origins of the True Way and Alpha Quadrant Dominion, as well as the influence of the Terran Empire. This story content will give players a much smoother leveling experience, great rewards, and additional information to give the Star Trek Online story even more depth.

Season 11: New Dawn is overflowing with content, and I can’t wait to see you all in game!

Stephen Ricossa
Executive Producer
Star Trek Online

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“One of the Most Trek Missions in the Game”

Widely-acclaimed as one of the most impressive pieces of story-telling in Star Trek Online, “Midnight” caps off a narrative arc five years in the making. It is now time for the galaxy to unite for survival and end the war. Are you ready to close out the end of an era before New Dawn?

Read more about "Midnight" here
Community Announcements -
We're pleased to announce that with the Steam Summer Sale from now until 10AM PDT on Monday, June 22nd, 2015, we are having a major sale on all of our Steam Packs! Now is the perfect opportunity to get your packs while they're discounted from up to 40% off.

Launch into the Delta Quadrant equipped with state-of-the-art gear! Retrace Voyager's legendary path with a variety of ships such as the Phantom Intel Escort or the Dauntless Experimental Science Vessel. This pack comes loaded up with nine ships, numerous officers, and a variety of content to tackle the Delta Quadrant with ease.

In the aftermath of the destruction of Romulus and Remus, rise up and fight the Tal Shiar! This pack comes with everything a Romulan could want with nine Warbird ships as well as the premium Reman species-unlock.

Steam-powered captains, we have the pack for you! This bundle contains all you need to start battling the Klingon Empire, including two Starfleet Steamrunner starships -- a Tier 1 ship for the start of your career, and a Tier 5 ship for when you reach Vice Admiral.

Join the fight to secure the Romulan Republic with the Romulan Starter Pack. Rise from the ranks of a Centurion to defend the Republic and your people with this starter pack!
Community Announcements - Strails
Five years of chasing the Iconians' shadows and fighting their minions, all leading up to this moment! With the launch of Season 10: The Iconian War, the Iconians' Heralds begin their invasion, with an occupation force already burning Qo'noS to the ground. Join the front lines and log in today!

The Iconian War is here, and it’s time to see if the alliance is up to the task of repelling the Iconian Invasion. The Iconian War will begin in two episodes that release with Season 10, featuring the voice talents of Star Trek: Voyager actors Robert Duncan McNeil as Tom Paris and Lisa LiCicero as Miral Paris. You will be engaging the Iconians in three queues. The first two represent two fronts of the same battle for Qo'noS, where you will face the fearsome Iconian Heralds in space and ground combat. In the third queue, you will assault a Herald Sphere, a gateway control hub for Herald ships, and attempt to prevent the invasion of other worlds in our galaxy. This war will span months and require teamwork and sacrifice from the entire alliance. What you’re going to see this season is only the beginning.

We've also expanded the Pilot Specialization, giving it a full suite of abilities for hotshot Captains. Finally, we've completely overhauled our existing sector space, converting from 18 sector maps into 3 quadrant maps, improving the feeling of being in the vastness of space.

Learn more about Season 10 in this blog post. Log in today, Captains - you're needed on the front lines!
Community Announcements - Alcatr4z
From STO Executive Producer Stephen Ricossa,

Last Friday we lost someone dear to us. All of us. Not just the people of the Star Trek community, but anyone who ever tried with varying success to make the Vulcan salute. Anyone who ever said “Live Long and Prosper,” whether or not they knew who brought that phrase into our cultural lexicon, and anyone who can understand the impact a positive public figure can have on the world. Leonard Nimoy was more than just a Star Trek icon—he was a cultural icon. His passing has been felt farther and wider than I think he could have possibly known, and I feel it's that humility, despite all of his skills, talents, and fame, that made him someone we all care about.

I’m certain everyone who knew of Nimoy's work will remember him in their own special way, and I want to make sure Star Trek Online also has an in-game way for people to remember him as well. As of this morning, there are several locations throughout the game that will allow people to take a moment to remember Spock, Leonard Nimoy, and other departed friends from Star Trek history.

Based on where our community chose to congregate and pay their respects, we will be replacing the central structure on the fountain on Vulcan with a stone statue of Spock with the inscription “Live Long and Prosper."
We will be adding the same statue to New Romulus with the inscription “The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few”, as building toward Romulan and Vulcan reunification was one of Spock’s great life works. The Romulan Republic would not exist without his teachings. Through the next week we will also hang black flags of mourning in Earth Spacedock, Qo'noS, and New Romulus, so everyone that passes through those hubs will know we have lost someone important to us all.

Finally, we will be adding a memorial plaque to those same locations for not only Leonard Nimoy, but for others in the Star Trek family who have passed. People will be able to interact with this memorial and read the names, the dates of their birth and passing, and a personal quote where possible. In this small way, we hope to honor the memory and contribution of those who helped shape Star Trek into the cultural touchstone it is today.

Live Long and Prosper.

Stephen Ricossa
Executive Producer
Community Announcements - Alcatr4z
Captains! We’re happy to announce that both our Crystalline Cataclysm Event and our R&D Pack Promotion are now live! From now until March 26th at 10:00AM PST, Federation, Klingon, and Romulan Republic Captains will be able to fight off the Crystalline Entity earning even better rewards and have a chance at getting the new Tier 6 Jem’Hadar Strike Ship from our R&D Packs!

For more information on the Crystalline Entity and the new rewards you can get, check out our blog here.

For more information regarding the Tier 6 Jem’Hadar Strike Ship and its stats, check out our blog here.

Gather your friends for this epic event and we’ll see in you in-game!
Community Announcements - Alcatr4z
The Star Trek Online team is saddened to hear of the passing of Star Trek icon Leonard Nimoy.

As an actor, Mr. Nimoy helped define Trek from its first days. Spock was simultaneously an outsider and a member of the inner circle, an alien and the most human of all. As a writer and director, he shaped some of the Enterprise's most memorable adventures. Outside of Star Trek, he was a teacher, a poet, an artist and a father.

We were honored to have Mr. Nimoy as part of Star Trek Online. He helped us announce the development of STO at the Las Vegas convention in 2009, and returned to portray Spock again in the game itself. The few hours we were able to spend talking to him about Star Trek, its meaning and the impact Trek has had on its fans are something we will always treasure.

Today we honor Mr. Nimoy's legacy and extend our condolences to his family, his friends and his fans.

To absent friends …
Community Announcements - Alcatr4z

From now until 10AM PST on Monday, March 2nd, 2015, we are having a 20% ship sale. Enjoy not just a discount on all ships, but fleet modules and ship upgrade tokens as well! Have you been eyeing a new ship or ship bundle in the C-store? Now is the time to grab the ship you've always dreamt of commanding!

  • All ships in the C-Store are 20% off excluding Command ships.
  • All Command ships in the C-Store are 15% off
  • Starship Upgrade Requisitions and Fleet Ship Modules are 20% off
  • All T5 ships purchased during this sale also include one (1) free Starship Upgrade Requisition
    • Each Tier 5 ship purchased will grant one (1) free Starship Upgrade Requisition
      • The Claim for this Ship Upgrade Requisition will appear in the Promotions tab of the C-Store.
      • If you purchase multiple ships, you will need to claim each one individually from this tab.
    • This promotional Starship Upgrade Requisition is bound to account and not reclaimable.
    • Tier 5 Ship Bundles will grant an equal number of Ship Upgrade Requisitions as there are upgradable ships.
      • The Andorian Escort Bundle will provide three (3) Ship Upgrade Requisitions, one per upgradable ship.
      • The Galaxy Bundle has three (3) ships but only two of them are upgradable, so this bundle will provide two (2) Ship Upgrade Requisitions.
  • All ship bundles are 20% off with the exception of the following:
    • Enterprise Era Pack
    • Federation Starter Pack
    • The Original Series Pack
    • Deep Space Nine Pack
    • Legacy of Romulus Legacy Pack
    • Legacy of Romulus Starter Pack
    • Delta Operations Pack

*Discount/promotion applies to the in-game C-Store Ships/Packs
Community Announcements - Alcatr4z

The Delta Alliance has doubled their efforts to give Captains the necessary experience to deal with the Delta Quadrant. From February 26th at 10AM PST to March 2nd at 10AM PST, players will be able to enjoy twice the experience!

During the event, content that provides skill points and expertise will reward a 100% (2x) Bonus above normal amounts – this bonus will be available for all content that rewards skill points and expertise.

The Delta Alliance needs every Captain available to ensure our success in the Delta Quadrant! We will see you at the frontlines!
Community Announcements - Alcatr4z
Quick captains, it's time to jump into your favorite shuttle and get to the frontlines! For a limited time only, we're hosting the Shuttle Weekend Event. From Thursday, February 19th at 10AM PDT to Monday, February 23rd at 10AM PDT, swarm your enemies in these small crafts!

During the Shuttle Weekend Event, we have transformed a few of our starship queued events into brand new shuttle events that offers any rep marks! Federation and Klingon Fleet Alert, and Storming The Spire will now feature twenty player queues to try and take down some familiar enemies. While the original missions will still be available this weekend, the shuttle queued events will feature twice as many Marks for completion! These special queues are based off of normal difficulty.

Learn more about some of the missions you'll be flying this weekend!

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