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Star Trek Online PC Captains Soar Into Rise of Discovery Today

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Starting today, Star Trek Online PC captains will be taking off for Rise of Discovery along with Jason Isaacs and Rekha Sharma. Today's new content is the continuation of the crossover with CBS Television's Star Trek: Discovery. This time, players will head back in time to the USS Buran where they will find Captain Gabriel Lorca and Commander Ellen Landry.

There's a ton of new content in Rise of Discovery, including a new reputation and with a "system-wide update that removes player level restrictions for all premium Tier 6 starships" for all platforms.

  • Two New Featured Episodes – Captains hailing from every faction within Star Trek Online can participate in two brand new playable episodes which take place in the Star Trek: Discovery universe.
    • “The Plausibility of the Possible” –  Players come to the aid of the U.S.S. Buran, led by Captain Gabriel Lorca and Commander Ellen Landry, as the Starfleet ship engages in battle with Klingon forces led by J’Ula of House Mo’Kai.
    • “Impossibility of Reason” – Star Trek Online players will answer an urgent distress call from the U.S.S. Buran that sends them on a dire mission with Landry to keep the ship’s captain alive on a frozen ice moon.  
  • Star Trek: Discovery Characters – Rise of Discovery features original voice acting from Star Trek: Discovery’s very own Jason Isaacs (Harry Potter film series, The Patriot) as Captain Lorca and Rekha Sharma (Battlestar Galactica, Alien vs Predators: Requiem) as Commander Landry.
  • New Reputation – The game’s latest update introduces the new Tier 6 Reputation, “Discovery Legends,” which allows players to earn exciting new Discovery themed rewards. All of the Discovery Task Force Operations will now feature Advanced and Elite versions that have been converted to support this new reputation and pay out Discovery Legend Marks.
  • T6 Starship Scaling – Starting today, level restrictions have been removed for Tier 6 starships across all of the game’s platforms, including PC, Xbox One and PlayStation®4. For the first time in Star Trek Online history, players will be able to fly premium ships which scale to their individual character level.

Rise of Discovery will be available for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 on June 25th.

Perfect World Entertainment has also teamed up with Star Trek: The Cruise and SteelSeries for an epic giveaway where a lucky winner will have the opportunity to set sail for a weeklong Caribbean voyage aboard the Star Trek: The Cruise IV ship. They'll have the chance to hobnob with some of the series' greatest actors including William Shatner (Star Trek: The Original Series), Kate Mulgrew (Star Trek: Voyager), Jonathan Frakes (Star Trek: The Next Generation), Ethan Peck (Star Trek: Discovery) and more. The winner will also receive every available starship from the C-Store from STO and a package of goodies from SteelSeries.

Learn more on the Star Trek Online site.


Suzie Ford

Suzie is the former Associate Editor and News Manager at MMORPG.com. Follow her on Twitter @MMORPGMom