Year of Klingon

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The Year of Klingon is the name of an ongoing set of improvements to Klingon content in the game over 2020 and 2021, beginning with Season Twenty.[1][2] Season Twenty-one: House Shattered continued Year of Klingon with an additional new episode and a further Klingon-faction story arc revamp.

New Klingon-centric story[edit | edit source]

Character Model Improvements[edit | edit source]

Before After
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Model Revamps[edit | edit source]

Old and revamped models for the K't'inga

All canon Klingon ships will be getting a revamp, including;[6]

Environment Improvements[edit | edit source]

First City is getting visual improvements

Content Revamps[edit | edit source]

All early Klingon content will be completely remastered over successive seasons during the Year of Klingon.[11]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. The Year of Klingon Wed 29 Apr 2020
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Priority One Podcast #453 - Interview with Al Rivera
  3. On our first #StovokorSaturday, we're unveiling new ways to create characters for Klingons! Here are some of the tweaks for presets, hairstyles, and skin that will come into play soon - and more will follow! Twitter
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 The Year of Klingon: Part 1
  5. For the final #StovokorSaturday – for now – we wanted to show you one of our updated Klingon characters. He might be familiar to you, but if you run into Ambassador Worf on Qon’os now, he might look a little different.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 thomasmarrone twitch channel
  7. 7.0 7.1 Welcome back to #StovokorSaturdays! Last week, we looked at new head and hair options, and this week, we’re going to take a quick peek at an updated ship. Or maybe – two updated ships. Feast your eyes on the newly remastered K’Tinga and B’rel Bird of Prey Twitter
  8. Ten Forward Weekly - The Year of Klingon Environments
  9. This week’s #StovokorSaturday brings us to the Klingon Homeworld herself! While Qo’nos is not receiving a complete redesign, the planet is getting a visual sprucing up, making it more atmospheric and more, well, Klingon! Twitter
  10. Is it cold in here? Of course not – a true Klingon warrior doesn’t feel cold. For this #StovokorSaturday, we’re giving you your first look at our update to Rura Penthe Twitter
  11. Al Rivera @CaptainGeko STO Remaster of Klingon Content will continue in the next season. All early Klingon content will be completely remastered over the next few seasons.
  12. For Honor and Glory, it’s #StovokorSaturday! This time – with no audio yet – we’re showing you an updated cutscene from the Klingon starting experience, where the treacherous Federation attacks! Twitter
  13. PC and Console Patch Notes for 6/30/20

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Seasons in Star Trek Online
Update Focus
PC Release Date
Console Release Date
Star Trek Online Game launch
02 Feb 2010
6 Sep 2016
Season 1:
 Common Ground
PvP, new fleet actions, more customization options
24 Mar 2010
Season 2:
 Ancient Enemies
Level cap increase (40-50), Tier 5 ships, new content (Undine Advance, Klingon Sector, Diplomacy missions)
27 Jul 2010
Season 3:
The Foundry (Beta), Sector Space graphics revamp
09 Dec 2010
Season 4:
Ground combat revamp, UI update, revamp of First City
07 Jul 2011
Season 5:
 Call to Arms
Defera Adventure Zone, Duty Officer system, skill revamp and STF overhaul
01 Dec 2011
Season 6:
 Under Siege
Fleet Advancement System (including fleet ships and missions), Nukara Adventure Zone
12 Jul 2012
Season 7:
 New Romulus
New Romulus Adventure Zone, Reputation System (Task Force Omega, New Romulus), and Tau Dewa Sector Block
13 Nov 2012
Legacy of Romulus Playable Romulan faction (with its own ships, missions and hubs), Klingon missions for levels 1-20, Nimbus Adventure Zone, UI revamp, New equipment slot: Warp Core, Nukara Strikeforce reputation
21 May 2013
Season 8:
 The Sphere
New enemy (the Voth) and Dyson Joint Command reputation faction, Dyson Sphere Space Adventure Zone & Ground Battlezone, Starfleet tutorial revamp
12 Nov 2013
Season 8.5 4th Anniversary with new Feature Mission, Klingon War revamp, Quick Equip, Loadouts, starship switching mechanics
30 Jan 2014
Season 9:
 A New Accord
New Feature Mission advancing timeline to 2410, Space Battlezone, Borg Advance revamp, revamp of Reputation System, 8472 Counter-Command reputation faction, Traits & Kits
22 Apr 2014
Season 9.5 Crafting revamp
21 Jul 2014
Delta Rising Level cap increase (50-60), Tier 6 ships (Ship Upgrade Tokens for Tier 5 ships), Mk XIII-XIV gear (Gear Upgrade System), addition of Delta Quadrant, Captain Specialization system, Delta Alliance reputation faction and Kobali adventure zone
14 Oct 2014
Mid-season update Command Specialization, Bridge Officer training revamp, Secondary Deflectors, Romulan Mystery arc revamp, Foundry Top 3
29 Jan 2015
Season 10:
 The Iconian War
New enemy (the Heralds), Iconian Resistance reputation faction, expanded Pilot specialization and complete overhaul of Sector Space into Alpha, Beta, and Delta Quadrants
21 Apr 2015
Season 10.5 Fleet Research Lab, Fleet Armada System
16 Jul 2015
Season 11:
 New Dawn
Beginning of "Future Proof" story arc, Admiralty System, Cardassian Struggle revamp, Badlands Battlezone, Terran Task Force reputation faction
27 Oct 2015
Season 11.5 Skill system revamp, Visual Slots, Romulan Republic Admiralty campaign, Strategist Specialization
12 Apr 2016
Agents Of Yesterday New TOS Starfleet playable faction, Yesterday's War arc, Temporal Operative Specialization, Temporal Defense Initiative reputation faction
6 Jul 2016
14 Feb 2017
Agents Of Yesterday: Artifacts Fleet Station K-13, Kit revamp, graphics and lighting update, beginning of "New Frontiers" story arc
25 Oct 2016
Season 12:
New enemy (the Tzenkethi), Tzenkethi Battlezone, R&D: Kits and Modules School, Lukari Restoration Initiative reputation
26 Jan 2017
18 Apr 2017
Season 13:
Competitive Wargames reputation, Space Skill rebalance, Player Potential System
25 Apr 2017
6 Jun 2017
Season 13.5 Endeavor System, Ferengi Alliance Admiralty campaign
18 Jul 2017
7 Sep 2017
Season 14:
New Fleet Colony World five-tier holding and defense queues, “Red Alert: Tzenkethi”, Miracle Worker Specialization
3 Oct 2017
14 Nov 2017
Season 14.5 Constable Specialization
3 Apr 2018
22 May 2018
Victory is Life New Dominion playable faction, level cap increase (65), Mk XV gear, playable Cardassians, Gamma Quadrant arc and locations, including Gamma Quadrant Battlezone, Gamma Task Force reputation faction, Deep Space 9 revamp
5 Jun 2018
25 July 2018
Season 15:
 Age of Discovery
New Star Trek: Discovery-themed Starting Experience and episodes, Task Force Operations (formerly Queues) Revamp, Mission Journal Streamlining, Tier 6 Reputations
9 Oct 2018
13 Nov 2018
Season 16:
 Mirror of Discovery
Personal Endeavors, New story arc, 9 Year Anniversary Event
23 Jan 2019
5 Mar 2019
Season 17:
 Rise of Discovery
All Tier 6 starships converted to level-scaling, Discovery Legends reputation
14 May 2019
25 Jun 2019
Season 18:
New Patrol and Event interfaces debuting with "Mycelial Crisis" Special Event
10 Sep 2019
15 Oct 2019
Season 19:
10 Year Anniversary Event, Measure of Morality two-part episode, To Hell With Honor TFO, ship model improvements
28 Jan 2020
3 Mar 2020
Season 20:
 House Divided
Year of Klingon: Part 1 (Improvements to Klingon customization, ships, environments and NPCs, revamp of KDF Tutorial and "Empire" story arc), new "Klingon Civil War" story arc
30 Jun 2020
8 Sep 2020
Season 21:
 House Shattered
Year of Klingon: Part 2 (Improvements to Klingon customization, environments and NPCs, revamp of KDF "Warzone" story arc), new Experimental Ship Upgrade system for Tier 5-U and Tier 6 starships
6 Oct 2020
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