Star Trek Online Update 17.40 Patch Notes on September 13

Arc Games has just released the latest Star Trek Online Update 17.40, and we have the complete list of patch notes for you to read. This latest patch features a Halloween event bringing several UI changes and rewards. Moreover, this latest update also brings several gameplay optimizations.

The latest update is now rolling out to consoles and PC. All the relevant information you need to know regarding this Star Trek Online Update 17.20 has been added in the next section. We do not have the file size of this patch.

Star Trek Online Update 17.40 Patch Notes

Here is the complete list of official patch notes for Star Trek Online Update 17.40 Patch Notes, currently rolling out for PC and consoles:

Event – Fall of the Old Ones: 

  • Join us for the first event Halloween Event starting on October 13th, 2021 and continuing until November 3rd, 2021.  
  • The Fall of the Old Ones Event can be accessed via the Event UI, accessible within your Mission Journal by pressing on the “Events” Tab. 
  • This Featured Event will be a standalone event, separate from the Event Campaign. This new event will provide participating Captains with The Transmuter Wand Universal Kit Module, and the Old One Vanity Pet. 
  • Rewards:  
    • Accruing a total of 14 points of Daily Progress will allow you to claim the Grand Prize. 
    • Bonus Rewards: 
      • After claiming the Grand Prize, you will unlock the option of earning additional Dilithium Ore each day, beginning at 8,000 Dilithium Ore for the first day’s completion.  
    • Zen Buyout Option:  
      • For players interested in instantly completing the Only Equal and Opposite event, we will be offering an updated method for buying out. 
        • Within the new Event UI, an option will be presented that allows you to purchase the remaining progress that you need, for a scaling amount of Zen. 

For more information, please visit the “The Fall of the Old Ones” blog at: https://www.arcgames.com/en/games/xbox/star-trek-online/news/detail/11499283-the-fall-of-the-old-ones 

General:  

  • Resolved an issue with Event Campaign III progression that could sometimes cause Daily Progress to not be granted to certain players. 
  • Resolved an issue that could prevent Klingon Captains from completing the tutorial.  
  • Addressed an issue that could cause the tutorial to become stuck for Jem’hadar who already have an allied faction, but are at the mission step that asks them to choose a faction. 
  • Implemented optimizations to various UI elements to improve performance.  
  • The Nova Science Vessel and Rhode Island Science Vessel (Refit) have been remastered!  
    • The models have been totally rebuilt to our current standard of fidelity and detail.  
    • This includes a new ship material and new windows if you own the Rhode Island Science Vessel (Refit).  
      • To see the updates properly, ready your Nova or Rhode Island, visit the ship customization interface and apply the desired template. 

Star Trek Online is now out for the PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One platforms. If you’d like to read more game updates and news, check out our Patch Notes section.

Source: Arc Games

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