Play Star Trek Online for freeThere’s nothing like an expansion to draw interest and attention back to an older MMO, and Star Trek Online is enjoying such a period in its lead up to the launch of Victory is Life. For those currently playing or returning to the game, you might be interested to know that a patch has landed today with a few nice bonuses. Shrewd captains who use XP boosters will find that while the prices for some of these have gone down, the benefits have increased. The game has also brought back the Delta Recruit event, in which brand-new characters can experience extra special missions involving the Iconian war and be rewarded with some nifty account-wide goodies. The event is running from April 19th through May 17th. Source: Patch notesSHARE THIS ARTICLE … [Read more...] about Star Trek Online improves XP boosters, brings back Delta Recruit event
Play Star Trek Online for freeStar Trek Online is allowing players to make Delta recruits, and Massively OP’s MJ wants in on that action! It gives her a chance to make a race she’s always wanted to play — Klingon! Tonight she starts life in the Klingon Empire. Three cheers for cloaking devices! Tune in live at 9:00 p.m. for a look at the other side of the war in… What: Star Trek OnlineWho: MJ GuthrieWhen: 9:00 p.m. EDT on Thursday, April 26th, 2018 Enjoy the show! Having trouble with our live feed or chat? Visit the OPTV channel on Twitch in your browser or on your mobile device. Missed a part of the show? Don’t worry; we’ll post the complete stream here when it’s over, and you can always check out past streams and playlists posted in our videos collection! SHARE THIS ARTICLE … [Read more...] about The Stream Team: Doing the Star Trek Online Delta recruit thing
Competent customer service – one aspect that separates the wheat from the chaff, and the truly creative brands from the mediocre. If you’ve ever been asked the question: How important is customer service? The right answer would be: Never important enough. Social media has been one of the fastest growing marketing platforms in recent years, and it gives you a huge audience for you to interact with. How huge? Well, let’s find out… A glance at Statista.com reveals that the top 3 social media platforms total about 3.8 billion users. Yes, almost 4 billion… This is a monumental number of people who form a huge market which has become nigh impossible to ignore. Alright, fine. So what does this actually do for your business and brand reputation? The fact that social media has so much reach can give you an unbeatable advantage when it comes to getting in touch with your customers one-on-one. J.D. Power has written a detailed article about how important … [Read more...] about Learn From These 7 Awesome Customer Service Lessons On Social Media
On this week’s show, Bree and Justin recover from an avalanche of expansion news, including announcements from Elder Scrolls Online and Star Trek Online. Also, did you hear that Bless Online is coming this May? Oh, they did, and they have many words to say on the matter! It’s the Massively OP Podcast, an action-packed hour of news, tales, opinions, and gamer emails! And remember, if you’d like to send in your own letter to the show, use the “Tips” button in the top-right corner of the site to do so. Listen to the show right now: Show notes: Intro Adventures in MMOs: Project Gorgon, RIFT, World of Warcraft, Trove News: Elder Scrolls Online: Summerset is announced News: Star Trek Online: Victory is Life is announced News: Skyforge: Overgrowth is (guess what) announced News: Bless Online is coming to Steam this May News: GDC and Ship of Heroes News: SWTOR Patch 5.8 and a new Star Wars open world game? Mailbag: Project Gorgon and EverQuest … [Read more...] about Massively OP Podcast Episode 163: Expansions ‘Я’ Us
Best and worst, top and bottom: It’s fun to discuss video game in absolute extremes (at times). And I’ll bet that a lot of us only really remember the most excellent MMORPG expansions and the most disappointing ones. So let’s grouse today and dredge up past heartaches. What what, to you, the most disappointing MMO expansion of all time? A few come to mind for me. Star Trek Online: Delta Rising was a narrative and structural mess that bogged down and made me desert it. I know that I was really let down with how RIFT: Storm Legion developed, faltering hard after a strong start. But probably for me, Lord of the Rings Online: Mordor took the cake. The publicity for it was atrocious, the actual expansion about as far from “fun” as I’ve ever experienced in an MMO, and the difficulty of moving and progressing was aggravating. But that’s me. How about you? Which MMO expansion do you want to rag on today? Every morning, the Massively Overpowered writers … [Read more...] about The Daily Grind: What was the most disappointing MMO expansion of all time?