Why some people didn’t get the Latinum-plated T6 Grand Nagus Marauder. Unsubscribe is deadly.

Lootcritter offers a possible explanation on the latest STO controversy — an unannounced free ship redeem code emailed to some STO players, with a secretive eligibility requirement that got a bunch of players all riled up. Sounds like a case of good-intentions-turned-PR-nightmare to me! In any case, that is one seriously GAUDY ship! It looks like someone suffering from Sudden Wealth Syndrome. Flaunt it, baby! XD

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Yesterday an email marketing piece was sent to many active players from Star Trek Online.  The promotion included a special code which allowed those players to receive a free T6 Grand Nagus Marauder.  The promotion made it possible for each character on that account to gain access to it.


Almost immediately a cry went up from the community with MassivelyOP reporting on the confusion.  Reddit threads multiplied and a large vocal percentage of the community said ‘Why didn’t I get it?.’  and ‘Am I not whale-like enough?’

‘Why doesn’t Star Trek Online love me they way I love them?’  

Disclaimer:At this stage, I DO NOT know the ‘gifting’ criteria but  my current assumption is the dollar value spent in the past year.  How much is up for your guess, however, 5 of the people I’ve spoken too have purchased more than 1K in the past year.  And yes, that…

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