Star Trek Online players can prepare for the upcoming Iconian War with Delta Recruitment, a new in-game event that will go live on April 2. According to Perfect World Entertainment and Cryptic Studios, novice and veteran players alike can earn unique rewards when embarking on a tale five years in the making.

Delta Recruitment will unveil the invasion of the Iconians, an ancient race that threatens to reassert their rule over the galaxy, thereby sparking a call to arms against them. Brand-new characters created during this event will unlock several awards, among them gear and upgrade materials through personal and community-wide goals. Existing players will receive a new character slot and account-wide unlocks so that they can keep their alternate characters up to speed while leveling new recruits.

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