star trek online

Official Site: Star Trek Online
Studio: Cryptic Studios/Perfect World Entertainment
Launch Date: February 2, 2010
Genre: Sci-Fi Themepark
Business Model: F2P (Cash Shop)
Platform: PC

The Stream Team: Running Star Trek Online’s Refractions for its 13th anniversary

Happy lucky 13th birthday, Star Trek Online! In honor of this auspicious day, Massively OP's MJ will be running the newest bit of story,...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 407: Roadmaps, roadmaps, roadmaps

Justin and Bree discuss Elder Scrolls Online's Necrom, DDO's mini-expansion, Diablo Immortal, Villagers & Heroes housing, Star Trek Online's 13th anniversary, and Gloria Victis' impending launch, with adventures in LOTRO and ESO, plus a mailbag topic on optional content.
In a box.

Star Trek Online offers new methods for players to donate Duty Officers to fleets

The Duty Officer system in Star Trek Online is meant to represent the many officers aboard your ship who are important but aren't part...
But what awaits...

Vague Patch Notes: Floaty, samey, and janky – a treasury of MMO terms for bad combat

Any time you bring up The Secret World or Secret World Legends's bland, floaty combat, at least one person is going to chime in...

Star Trek Online has a new executive producer, players have a new hairdo

You might have missed it in the excitement of yesterday's Refractions release, but Star Trek Online apparently has a new executive producer: Jarrod Fisher....

Star Trek Online launches Refractions update, season, and anniversary events on PC today

Cryptic and Gearbox are unleashing Star Trek Online's next big thing just in time for the game's 13th birthday: Refractions. PC players will see...

The MOP Up: Apex Legends revamps its matchmaking system

Ever wonder how a competitive online game pairs you up with other people for skirmishes? In a new dev blog, Apex Legends' team went...

Massively Overthinking: Hopes and fears for MMOs in 2023

As 2022 drew to a close, we spent our Massively Overthinking roundtables discussing our predictions for 2023 as well as our goals. Now, we're...

The Daily Grind: What MMO theme music gets you pumped to log in?

The other day I was watching a retrospective video on Star Wars Galaxies, and the host was saying how he had a hard time...

The Stream Team: The whimsy of Q’s Winter Wonderland in Star Trek Online

Of all the holiday events in many games, Star Trek Online's feels the most lore appropriate and immersive to Massively OP's MJ. Thanks to...
It's Cid! Hi Cid! Fix this.

End-of-Year Eleven: The best value MMOs going into 2023

Every year when I do this post, I muse about what "value" actually means for MMOs because it's actually a tricky proposition and that...

Massively Uplifting: A season of gains and losses in the MMO world

Where has the year gone? Fall has wrapped up, winter is beginning, and the end of the year draws nigh. Today, many will be...

One Shots: The best player-submitted MMO screenshots of 2022

For our very last One Shots column of 2022, we're going to take a break from the routine to hand out awards to our...
How charmingly old world.

End-of-Year Eleven: The best MMO expansions and updates of 2022

One of the underrated aspects of being an MMO player is that our games get more updates and expansions than almost any other type...

Star Trek Online reopens Q’s Winter Wonderland on December 6 with new holiday rewards on offer

The holiday season is once again coming to Star Trek Online, and regular players know what that means. It's time for the return of...

Embracer Q3 2022: Mobile game ads drive revenue with Cryptic MMOs contributing

Before we dive in to the numbers, we'll remind you that Embracer Group is the company that owns publisher Gearbox Software, which now governs...

The Stream Team: Celebrating Star Trek Online’s Ascension console launch with devs and giveaway

Ascension, the latest update in Star Trek Online, launched on consoles on November 1st, so now Xbox and PlayStation players can savor the same...

Star Trek Online brings the fight against Emperor Wesley Crusher to console with its Ascension update

Console players who have been champing at the bit to fight an evil Wil Wheaton in Star Trek Online finally have their chance. The...

Perfect Ten: 10 MMO haunted houses to explore – if you dare….

Happy Halloween! Or if you prefer, Happy Scare-Related Holidays featuring the Stylings of Ed Casbar and His Electric Teeth. It'd be the best of...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 393: Saga of the Chronicles of the Ember Shards of Aria

Justin and Bree discuss Halloween in MMOs, Embers Adrift's launch, Star Citizen, World of Warcraft, Star Trek Online, Chronicles of Elyria, and Legends of Aria, with adventures in LOTRO and SWG Legends.