Star Trek Online Updates Ship Explosions So Your Ship Can Die More Impressively
If you gotta go, go fabulously and make the biggest mess possible in the process.
It’s great to see that the Star Trek Online team is still hard at work on the important things…namely constantly working to create shinier pew-pews and bigger and better booms. Today, the dev team dropped a teaser of improvements coming to the FX of ship destruction coming to the game starting later this week. (I say “starting” because, as always, the update will drop for consoles later than PC.)
As the headline indicates, the STO team would like you to “die gloriously!” (Pretty sure that was written by a Klingon.) Okay, not you. No one actually wants you to die, but there’s always a chance your ship may get smoked, and, if it does, shouldn’t it go out in the best big fiery blaze of glory it can? With that in mind, Ship and FX artist Ian Richards decided to rebuild the effects tied to ship damage – from the moment other ships start firing on it to the minute it explodes.
Of course, there’s a video highlighting the new visuals…a bit of before and after...for you to enjoy.
About the Author
QuintLyn is a long-time lover of all things video game related will happily talk about them to anyone that will listen. She began writing about games for various hobby sites a little over ten years ago and has taken on various roles in the games community.
You May Enjoy
PvP Dragon Battler Century: Age Of Ashes Launches On Steam
New dragons, riders, maps, and modes, as well as console launches, coming next year.By Jason Winter - 4 days ago
Always Online Cast: FFXIV Endwalker 1st Thoughts & Money Issues For Bungie, Blizz, And Others Ep 412
This week we want to know what are your Endwalker impressions and if you don't play FFXIV, why?By Michael Byrne - 2 days ago
Enemies Become Allies In Warframe's The New War Expansion
Take on the role of iconic foes to see the Sentient invasion first-hand.By Jason Winter - 6 days ago
Save The Draconians From...Dragons? Yep! That's What's Coming In NosTale's Largest Update of 2021
Get ready for Act 8 Part 1: The Celestial Lair.By QuintLyn Bowers - 5 days ago
New World’s Efforts To Compensate Players For In-Game Tax Losses Results In Rollbacks On EU Servers
Trading post listings were unavailable for several days as well.By QuintLyn Bowers - 1 week ago
Smite Announces 2022 Community And Content Creator Cups
Community cup signups are open to everyone.By QuintLyn Bowers - 1 week ago