Cryptic has announced that Star Trek Online will be in open beta from 12th to 26th January next year.
Keys will be distributed on a first come, first served basis on startrekonline.com. If you really can't wait until then, you can still apply for a closed beta spot. The closed beta is currently underway.
The MMO launches on PC on 2nd February in North America and 5th February in Europe. There's a ton more to read on our Star Trek Online gamepage.