Star Trek Online Update 17.40 Patch Notes for PS4, PC, & Xbox – Oct 13, 2021


Star Trek Online update 17.40 is now available to download for PC players. According to the official STO  patch notes, the latest update added a new event and general fixes.

Previously, a big update added quality of life improvements. Unfortunately, many players are still experiencing several issues while playing the game.

Today’s Star Trek Online patch 17.40 will fix a few of these issues. Check out more details below.


STO  Update 17.40 Changelog (Oct 13, 2021)

Event – Fall of the Old Ones:

  • Join us for the first event Halloween Event starting on October 13th, 2021 and continuing until November 3rd, 2021.
  • The Fall of the Old Ones Event can be accessed via the Event UI, accessible within your Mission Journal by pressing on the “Events” Tab.
  • This Featured Event will be a standalone event, separate from the Event Campaign. This new event will provide participating Captains with The Transmuter Wand Universal Kit Module, and the Old One Vanity Pet.
  • Rewards:
    • Accruing a total of 14 points of Daily Progress will allow you to claim the Grand Prize.
    • Bonus Rewards:
      • After claiming the Grand Prize, you will unlock the option of earning additional Dilithium Ore each day, beginning at 8,000 Dilithium Ore for the first day’s completion.
    • Zen Buyout Option:
      • For players interested in instantly completing the Only Equal and Opposite event, we will be offering an updated method for buying out.
        • Within the new Event UI, an option will be presented that allows you to purchase the remaining progress that you need, for a scaling amount of Zen.


  • Resolved an issue with Event Campaign III progression that could sometimes cause Daily Progress to not be granted to certain players.
  • Resolved an issue that could prevent Klingon Captains from completing the tutorial.
  • Addressed an issue that could cause the tutorial to become stuck for Jem’hadar who already have an allied faction, but are at the mission step that asks them to choose a faction.
  • Implemented optimizations to various UI elements to improve performance.
  • The Nova Science Vessel and Rhode Island Science Vessel (Refit) have been remastered!
    • The models have been totally rebuilt to our current standard of fidelity and detail.
    • This includes a new ship material and new windows if you own the Rhode Island Science Vessel (Refit).
      • To see the updates properly, ready your Nova or Rhode Island, visit the ship customization interface and apply the desired template.

Download free Star Trek Online update 17.40 is now available for download on PC.