Neverwinter: Seemed like the servers were offline most of time. I was able to login on Sunday for 30 minutes before they took the shard "done for maintenance". It was frustrating not to have any ranged dps options. Also the only weapons available appeared to be swords. Oh well, this was just a beta run. I decided to test run a dwarf defender (tank). If you participate in the next beta, look for Rusty Ironfyst on the Dragon shard.
The friend panel is PWE-wide, so you can see your STO friends. A big marketing push was the selling of Founder packs, $199 and $59 which allows players to choose the Drow race plus gives a few trickets. Character movement was difficult for me. It was a combination of the mouse selecting the bearing and the wasd keys for movement.