So as many of you know I am a huge Star Trek fan and one of my childhood dreams was to be on the bridge of the Enterprise. So obviously I was excited last year when Ubisoft launched Star Trek: Bridge Crew but was also disappointed when I found out that my favorite ship, the NCC-1701D from Next Generation was not included. This all changed a few months ago however when Ubisoft and Redstorm launched their first DLC for the game which gave the fans just that!
This DLC has brought new life to the game adding familiar enemies such as the Romulans and the Borg as well as expanding the engineers role to better fit with the Next Gen era role of Operations Officer. The games Ongoing Voyages mode has also been re-tuned to better fit the feel of Star Trek: The Next Generation.
Overall I am extremely pleased with these new additions to the Bridge Crew but feel there are still a few things lacking that would make this the ultimate Star Trek game. I think it would be amazing if somehow Ubisoft added the ability for players to get out of their seats and move about the bridge in room scale. Another great addition would be the ability to have PVP ship to ship battles. Having a dedicated crew of friends out there exploring the Galaxy together and finding others doing the same in a persistant Star Trek Universe would be amazing! I can just imagine having ship to ship conversations across the view screen and then teaming up to throw down in a fight together with or against another ship manned by a crew of real players would be AWESOME!
Needless to say as a Star Trek fan I am loving this new expansion to the game and had a great time playing it with my good friends Nathie and VR Oasis. Star Trek Bridge Crew works with all major VR headsets as well as in 2D desktop mode so this game caters to all players. If you haven't checked it out then I would highly recommend that you, "Make it So!"
"I have seen the light at the end of the tunnel, and it is the headlamp of the oncoming virtual hype train!"