Star Trek Online is now live on Mac, it was announced by Perfect World Entertainment, Cryptic Studios and TransGaming, Inc. According to Cryptic Studios executive producer Daniel Stahl, Star Trek fans have been clamoring for Star Trek Online to be available on Mac since the free-to-play massively multiplayer online game debuted in 2010.
“Thanks to the tremendous success we’ve had with the game, we're excited to be expanding the galaxy again,” Stahl said in a statement. "We know there’s a large gaming community that thrives on Mac and we’re thrilled to finally be able to let them experience Star Trek Online. It simply looks amazing on Mac widescreens."
Vikas Gupta, CEO and president of TransGaming, in separate statement, noted that “Perfect World has created Star Trek Online to be the ultimate sci-fi MMORPG, providing players with a rich and vibrant world true to the Star Trek franchise, and we are thrilled to have it join the catalog of AAA games our technology has brought to Mac gamers globally. The richness and depth of the game are a direct result of the sophistication of the underlying code base and engine, as well as the incredible amount of time that was invested in development.”
Star Trek Online is a free-to-play massively multiplayer online game where players can forge their own destiny as Captain of a Federation starship. Or they can become a Klingon Warlord and expand the Empire to the far reaches of the galaxy. With its latest expansion, Legacy of Romulus, players can work to rebuild the Romulan legacy as a member of the Romulan Republic. Players in Star Trek Online have the opportunity to visit iconic locations from the popular Star Trek fiction, reach out to unexplored star systems and make contact with new alien species.
Visit ArcGames.com for more information about the Mac client and to download and play Star Trek Online for free.