Star Trek Online: Agents of Yesterday - Artifacts Out Now

Just as announced by the developers last month, the Artifacts update to Star Trek Online's Agents of Yesterday expansion is out now. This marks the launch of a new story arc for Cryptic Studio's MMO that should continue throughout next year:

Update Launches Story Arc Continuing into Next Year, Plus New Fleet Holding

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – October 25, 2016 – Today, Perfect World Entertainment Inc., a leading publisher of free-to-play MMORPGs, and Cryptic Studios announced the newest update for Star Trek Online, Agents of Yesterday – Artifacts, is now available. The update to the free-to-play MMORPG based on the iconic Star Trek franchise features a new episode that begins a brand new story which will carry Star Trek Online through 2017, a new Star Trek: The Original Series-themed Starbase Fleet Holding, new bridge officers and weapons, plus new modern lighting technologies that were recently featured in the console version of the game.

Agents of Yesterday – Artifacts begins with a brand-new episode, featuring a story arc that will carry Star Trek Online into the next year. Captains will be reunited with the Lukari, a warp-capable species originally introduced in Season 11 that seeks to expand their exploratory efforts. Players will accompany the Lukari on a mission to an alien solar system, where they will discover the joys of exploration, the dangers of unknown space and begin to unravel a mystery that will have long lasting consequences.

A full list of features included with Agents of Yesterday – Artifacts includes:
  • New Episode – The brand-new episode featured in Star Trek Online’s latest update teams captains with the Lukari on their first mission of exploration, where they will uncover a plot in an undiscovered alien solar system that will have a ripple effect throughout the quadrant.
  • A K-13 Fleet Holding – After being lost to a temporal anomaly during Agents of Yesterday, Starbase K-13 returns as part of the new Star Trek: The Original Series-themed Fleet Holding.
  • Updated Lighting and Graphics – Modern lighting technologies have been incorporated to improve the overall visual quality of Star Trek Online. These lighting updates recently debuted with the game last month on Xbox One and PlayStation®4.
  • New Weapons and Bridge Officers – Agents of Yesterday – Artifacts introduces new Star Trek: The Original Series-themed weapons, as well as TOS Federation and Klingon bridge officers who have preserved in cryostasis since the station was first presumed lost.
Star Trek Online is a free-to-play massively multiplayer online game where players can pioneer their own destiny as Captain of a Federation starship, become a Klingon Warrior and champion the Empire through the far reaches of the galaxy, or rebuild the Romulan legacy as the commander of a Romulan Republic Warbird. In Star Trek Online, players have the opportunity to visit iconic locations from the popular Star Trek universe, reach out to unexplored star systems and make contact with new alien species. Star Trek Online is currently available on PC, PlayStation®4 and Xbox One.

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