Star Trek Online Just Saw The Return of The First Chancellor

Published 03/04/2021, 1:49 PM EST


Star Trek Online has had an obvious cult following over the years. Even after 11 years of its release, this sci-fi online MMORPG has still retained its fan following. The title is set in the 25th century, 30 years after the events of the 2002 film, Star Trek: Nemesis. The title is also the first MMORPG belonging to the iconic sci-fi franchise, developed by Cryptic Studios.

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The alliance between the United Federation of Planets and the Klingon Empire has collapsed, and they are again at war. While the Dominion rebuilds its forces, the Romulan Star Empire continues to deal with the fallout of the loss of their homeworld 22 years ago. This is the stage upon which players battle it out in this iconic sci-fi MMORPG.

With its decade-long unfaltering popularity, Star Trek Online has stayed up to date with regular updates and devs working hard to make the game even better over the years.

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Yesterday, the latest update went live in the game, known as ‘ House Reborn’. The day of its release coincided with the 11th anniversary of the title. This is quite an exciting one, as it gives the storyline an interesting turn. As the official Xbox blog says,

After a year of building up to this, the story of the Klingon Empire will take an exciting turn as we bring together Klingons of the past and present.

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Star Trek Online: House Reborn will feature iconic characters from the TV Shows and movies

Mike Fatum, the Community Manager of Star Trek Online, accurately says, that with three new shows on air, devs are able to bridge different eras and different stories from the franchise. And that is exactly what they have done with the latest update.

This is what the current update has in store for you, in terms of the storyline:

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In the year 2411, the Klingon Empire is in shambles. Chancellor J’mpok, having gone mad with power, has declared himself emperor, setting off a fracturing of the great houses that could spell the end of the great empire. With nowhere else to turn, you journey to the Klingon holy planet Boreth, intent on raising the one warrior who can unite the empire under her guidance. The empire’s first chancellor, L’Rell.

In terms of content and easter eggs, you better suit yourself. This update features the Klingon Holy World of Boreth. Boreth also featured in both Star Trek: The Next Generation, as well as Discovery.

Moreover, J.G. Hertzler returns as Martok. Robert O’Reilly takes up the role of the original Star Trek Online character Aakar, and as Gowron, the treacherous Klingon who appeared on “The Next Generation” and “Deep Space Nine” TV shows.

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Well, looks like there is a lot going on in Star Trek Online now. If you have not joined the fight yet, now might be a good time. Live long and prosper!

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Samyarup Chowdhury

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Samyarup Chowdhury is an eSports author at EssentiallySports since June 2020. An avid gamer since his childhood, Samyarup has played many titles such as GTA Vice City, IGI, and FIFA, among others. Currently, he is a rather defensive fan of Valorant and the Assassin's Creed franchise.

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