is now live in
Star Trek Online
offering the chance to be woke by the latest expansion for the Trekkie MMORPG.
This is just the Windows edition, word is the update will beam down to Xbox One
and PlayStation 4 next month. A
introduces the add-on, which features Anthony Rapp recreating his role as Lt.
Commander Paul Stamets from Star Trek: Discovery
. Here's a Captain's Log on the
During Age of Discovery, players were introduced to J’Ula, sister of T’Kuvma
and matriarch of the Klingon House of Mo’Kai. This savage leader waged a war
against the Federation of Planets at Starbase 1 and inadvertently transported
both fleets to the year 2410, using stolen Mycelial spore technology. It is now
up to Star Trek Online’s bravest captains to track down J’Ula and ensure that
she doesn’t corrupt the entire Mycelial Network. In order to accomplish this
mission, players will require the expertise of an astromycologist, a hologram of
the legendary Lieutenant Commander Paul Stamets from the U.S.S. Discovery
(voiced by Anthony Rapp). Under his guidance, captains will navigate their way
through the elaborate Mycelial Network to reverse the damage caused by the
Klingons and face off against another fungal based enemy who has returned - the
These events all take place in a brand new featured episode and across five
added patrols for Star Trek Online: Awakening. Today’s PC update also introduces
an exciting new TFO, a limited-time Mycelial Event that allows players to earn
the new T6 Elachi ship, and revamped UI/Systems updates. A full list of features
now available with Awakening include:
- Brand New Featured Episode - Captains hailing from all of the game’s
factions can participate in the new featured episode “Beneath the Skin.”
Players will depend on a hologram of Commander Paul Stamets from the U.S.S
Discovery to safely guide them through the Mycelial Network.
- Five New Patrols – Players can embark on a mission with Stamets and Star
Trek Online luminaries like Lukari Captain Kuumaarke to close the rifts
caused by the Klingons.
- New Task Force Operation – Up to five players can participate in this
special ground TFO against the Elachi, which tasks them with shutting down
probes that threaten to destroy the Mycelial Network.
- Mycelial Event – Captains who participate in this special event can earn
the new T6 Elachi ship by playing through the new featured episode, patrols
and TFO throughout the next month.
- New Event UI – The dev team has revamped the Event UI to make it easier
for players to access new special events.
- Patrol Systems – A new tab has been added to the PvE system, which
allows captains to immediately enter selected patrols and gain bonus
- New Starships – In just two weeks, players will be able to purchase the
new Cross Faction Intel Science Bundle, which includes the Klingon Balth and
the U.S.S. Somerville, a starship first introduced in the Star Trek Comics
from IDW Publishing.