Winter Event 2017

The Winter Event is just around the corner and Cryptic is starting to release some news around it… including the Krampus. Uh, I mean Kramp’lhri. 

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It’s Black Friday again

It’s Start Trek Online’s annual Black Friday sales again!

It’s that time of year once again, Captains – the Star Trek Online Black Friday sales are on! In addition to the previously announced ways you can save on Zen and Packs on all three platforms, we’re pleased to announce that from November 22rd at 8am PT to November 28th at 10am PT, all items in the C-store will be 25% off, on all three platforms! That means ships, inventory slots, duty officers and more will all be yours for the taking, Captains. Get out there and get those items you’ve always dreamed of.

Yes, it starts on November 22RD — that’s Cryptic’s typo, not mine. Yes, it’s November the TWENTY-TURD.

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The Burnt Waffle

The Mirror event has returned to Star Trek Online… since last Thursday. Here is the announcement. For veteran players, Mirror Invasion event has always been the ULTIMATE GRIND EVENT; traditionally this requires 14 runs per character to get the reward, and even Mirror Invasion queue is time-gated at 15 minutes each. The queue is also poorly designed, since being AFK is a perfectly valid way to completing it, leading to much angst among the player base.

At least this time Cryptic seems to have recognized the problem, and does something different.

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