Set a course for the Free to Play sector Mr. Crusher. Maximum Warp. Engage. That’s right, Star Trek online will be heading to the free-to-play realm at the end of 2011 according to Perfect World’s CEO Michael Chi and CFO Kelvin Lau.
…in fact Cryptic is working on the free-to-play model for Star Trek Online. This is going to be launched by the end of this year as well. So I think [with the] free-to-play model we have a bigger potential in US market and also in China market.
Now you Trekkies who have spent all of your money on Star Trek paraphernalia will be able to immerse yourself even further into the fandom without having to hurt your wallet anymore than you allegedly already have. Enjoy yourself while exploring the final frontier.