New Star Trek Online Content Available: Raid Episodes

March 4, 2010

New Star Trek Online Content
Available: Raid Episodes

Atari has released new content from
Star Trek Online. If you’re looking for a challenge, look no further than our
upcoming “Special Task Force” Missions – Raid Episodes, which combine bold
storytelling with their toughest five-man missions yet. The first of the Raid
episodes to go live is the Infected! And below are just a few of the Raid
Episodes they’ll be rolling out over the coming weeks, beginning a week after
launch. Raid Episodes are available to both Federation and Klingon players.

Special Task Force Missions

STF: Infected

Starfleet has lost contact with one
of its star bases. More than 400 officers could be lost, including a key member
of Starfleet’s Borg Task Force. Infiltrate the base and take the fight to the
Borg!

  • Retake the Sibiran system and shut
    down a transwarp conduit being used by the Borg to establish a foothold in the
    Gamma Orionis Sector Block.

  • Investigate the strange new
    nanovirus the Borg are using to assimilate entire worlds at alarming speeds.

  • Retake Starbase 89 before it is
    fully taken overrun by the Borg, and save what is left of the Starfleet
    personnel that are still there.

  • Locate Captain Ogen’s Strike Team
    and Rebecca Simmons, the lead Borg Task Force researcher working on a cure for
    the nanovirus. Both went deep into the Borg infected starbase and haven’t
    reported back in quite some time.

  • Infected is an extremely
    challenging a five-man mission, designed for a full party of players level 43
    and higher.

  • Lockstep teamwork and strategy
    will be required to defeat one of the toughest challenges yet in Star Trek
    Online.

  • Releasing February 2010.

STF: The Cure

The Klingon Defense Force has been
conducting its own investigation into the Borg advance, and they believe that
the Collective’s next target is the Vorn system. Enemies may have to unite when
confronted by a greater foe.

  • Assist the I.K.S. Kang in a
    desperate battle with the Borg.

  • Explore a planet that has been
    completely assimilated. Can you rescue the warriors before they are taken over
    by the Borg?

  • Fight at the side of Ja’rod, son
    of Lursa.

  • Free Klingon ships from Borg
    control, and gain their assistance in a final battle with a Borg fleet.

STF: Khitomer Accord

Finally, the mysteries of the Borg
attack on Vega Colony are revealed! Why did the Borg attack there, and how was
an unprepared Starfleet able to defeat them?

  • Confront the Borg before they can
    use temporal anomalies to change the past of the Federation.

  • Warp back into your own past, in
    the hours before the attack on Vega Colony.

  • Discover a base where thousands of
    Borg drones are being held in stasis. What are the Borg’s plans for this
    hidden army?

  • Starfleet’s not ready for the
    Borg. A defeat here could mean that the entire Alpha Quadrant falls. Balance
    the scales and fight the Borg for the preservation of the quadrant.

  • Learn the fate of a missing
    Romulan empress.

STF: Into the Hive

The fate of the Alpha Quadrant hangs
in the balance. Enter a unicomplex and confront the Borg Queen herself.

  • Rescue civilians trapped on an
    assimilated world.

  • Follow the trail to a unicomplex,
    and penetrate deep into the Borg stronghold.

  • Confront the Borg Queen, and fight
    for the fate of the galaxy.

STF: Children of Khan

Amar Singh escapes from Federation
custody, and he and an underground group of Augments steal the U.S.S. Asgard and
race toward the remains of the Mutara Nebula. Can you stop them before they
start a new Eugenics War?

  • Fight a fleet assembled by Princep
    Khan and his followers.

  • Beam onto the Asgard, and battle
    through its corridors to save civilians and crew.

  • Confront the Princep. Can you deal
    with his transporter tricks?

  • Save the divided Asgard and give
    the saucer section a chance to escape!