It’s a long way away but Atari says it will make Collector’s and Digital Deluxe Editions of Star Trek Online available for purchase on Feb. 2, 2010. The limited time packages will contain exclusive in-game items, collectibles and game access. Star Trek Online is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game or (MMORPG) which takes place in the year 2409, 30 years after the Nemesis motion picture.
The Collector’s Edition ($79.99) is available for pre-order at Amazon.com, Atari.com and GameStop.com. The Digital Deluxe Edition ($59.99) can be pre-ordered from Direct2Drive, STEAM and Atari.com. See below for complete details on the limited editions:
The Star Trek Online Collector’s Edition:
• Deluxe Packaging: Futuristic 3dX holography set in a high quality brushed aluminum finish. Heavy duty construction with magnetic closures and nested compartments for all components.
• Deluxe Manual: High-end, hardbound, art book, manual and disc case in a single, elegant package. “HD Printing” on over 40 glossy pages highlights exclusive art from the Star Trek Online universe.
• Communicator Badge: High-quality cast-metal design based on the in-game badge model. Fully 3D sculpted with recessed burst and curved contours.
• Guest Passes: Credit card style buddy passes to invite three of your friends for a three-day trial of Star Trek Online. Codes can be transmitted digitally or physically.
• Red Matter Capacitor (in-game item): A unique item that charges up and delivers extra energy to all of your ship’s equipment for a short time.
• “Star Trek: The Next Generation” Uniform (in-game item): Uniform Options from “The Next Generation” Series. The timeless look worn by Picard, Data and Riker.
• “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine” Uniform (in-game item): Uniform Options from the “Deep Space Nine” Series. Gray shoulders on a black uniform, just like Sisko, Worf and Dax.
The Star Trek Online Digital Deluxe Edition (Includes the ability to play as a “Joined Trill” – a symbiote that grants you several lifetimes of experience):
• Original Star Trek Uniform Set: Three uniforms from the original series (blue, red, yellow).
• Exclusive “KHAAAN!” Emote: An unforgettable moment from the second Star Trek Film. This exclusive emote allows players to relive Kirk’s unforgettable moment of fury, with the timeless cry… “KHAAAN!”
• Exclusive Klingon Blood Wine Toast Emote: Raise a glass like a Klingon! Greet other players with an exclusive Klingon gesture -the blood wine toast.
• Unique Registry Prefix: Give your ship the coveted NX prefix, seen only on a handful of elite Starfleet vessels like the Defiant, 22nd century Enterprise, and Prometheus.
• Unique Ship Item: Automated Defense Battery. This Tactical Module grants any ship a passive 360 arc attack power with a short range.