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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 23
08-13-2010, 02:46 PM
Originally Posted by Enterprise-D View Post
They haven't bought the IP, CBS still owns it so Cryptic needs to get almost everything they do with the game cleared (uniforms, ships, species, locations etc) through CBS before adding it to the client.
Getting clearance is not the same as paying for anything separate. But maybe CBS pulled a Cryptic at Cryptic and forced them into a monthly subscription but keeps putting the good stuff in the CBS-Store.