The universe is constantly expanding, so it's only fitting that Atari's intergalactic massively multiplayer online role-playing game Star Trek Online is doing its part to keep pace. The publisher this week introduced the first free expansion to the game, Season Two: Ancient Enemies, and cut the suggested retail price for the core game to $20.
Season Two adds a variety of new features and content to the game, including a raising of the level cap from 45 to 51, adding new ranks and rewards for advanced players. The expansion also features eight new Klingon episodes, further advancement of the Undine story, the introduction of the Federation Diplomatic Corps for those who prefer peaceful conflict resolution, and new minigames and customization options.
Developed by Cryptic Studios, Star Trek Online launched in February and has a storyline that is separate from the film or television series. Players assume the role of a starship captain operating under the banner of either the United Federation of Planets (better known simply as "the Federation") or the Klingons, who are locked in an intergalactic struggle.
For more on the game, check out GameSpot's review of Star Trek Online.