REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Perfect World Entertainment Inc. and Cryptic Studios are proud to announce that the first expansion for the award-winning, free-to-play MMORPG Star Trek Online is now live and free-to-play. In Legacy of Romulus, fans may, for the first time ever, play as a Romulan or Reman through new story-driven mission arcs written exclusively from the Romulan Republic's point of view. Denise Crosby returns to reprise her role as Empress Sela in a story arc that sees players diving deeper into the intrigue surrounding the destruction of Romulus. Along with the new story content and the introduction of new Romulan ships and enemies, the Klingon faction has also been updated with full level 1-50 progression.
"Legacy of Romulus is the first Star Trek Online expansion and we are pleased to be able to offer players and fans alike a chance to play as a member of the Romulan Republic during this crucial time," said Daniel Stahl, Executive Producer, Cryptic Studios. "It's an exciting time in Star Trek Online and with Romulus and Remus gone, players need to rise up and revolt against the oppressive Tal Shiar regime."
With the launch of Legacy of Romulus, players can still purchase the new Legacy and Starter Packs at the official website: www.startrekonline.com/legacyofromulus
To download and play Star Trek Online today for free, and for more information about the Legacy of Romulus expansion or the Legacy Packs, please visit the official website at: www.startrekonline.com and www.legacyofromulus.com.
To download and view the Legacy of Romulus launch trailer and new screenshots highlighting today's update, head to: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/vy3ua8ju9wq7uef/G-G5eEv1xE
Find out what critics and fans alike are talking about and rebuild the Romulan legacy today!
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ABOUT PERFECT WORLD ENTERTAINMENT INC.
Perfect World Entertainment is a leading North American online games publisher specializing in immersive free-to-play MMORPGs. Founded in 2008, Perfect World Entertainment has published 10 popular titles, including Blacklight Retribution, Forsaken World, Perfect World International and Star Trek Online. The company works closely with its American development teams and partners such as Cryptic Studios, developer of the highly anticipated MMORPG Dungeons & Dragons Neverwinter, and Runic Games, developer of the hit Torchlight series, to provide unparalleled quality of service and game experiences to its players. A subsidiary of Perfect World Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: PWRD), Perfect World Entertainment is headquartered in Silicon Valley, California. For more information, please visit: www.perfectworld.com
ABOUT CRYPTIC STUDIOS, INC.
Cryptic Studios, Inc. is a leading developer of online games committed to delivering the next level of gameplay. Cryptic Studios, Inc. develops AAA titles for PC and is rapidly diversifying its portfolio of games to expand beyond the traditional MMORPG genre. In addition to its successfully launched "Champions Online: Free for All" and "Star Trek Online", Cryptic Studios, Inc. is now developing "Dungeons & Dragons: Neverwinter" and other unannounced projects. Cryptic Studios, Inc., a subsidiary of Perfect World Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: PWRD), is located in Los Gatos, CA.
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