Star Trek Online, the MMO picked up by new owner Perfect World when it acquired Cryptic Studios back in May, will be taken to a free-to-play format by the end of 2011, says the new ownership.
Perfect World's chief financial officer told investors during a call today that it's looking to a free-to-play Star Trek Online to "have a bigger potential in US market and also in China market."
Star Trek Online launched in February 2010. Champions Online, Cryptic's other MMO, already is free to play.
Star Trek Online Goes Free to Play [Industry Gamers]