Sea of Thieves Starts Rolling out Regular Monthly Updates

 Rare this week released the first update since March’s Anniversary Update, with the promise of this being the first in a return to regular content updates. With the Black Powder Stashes update, Sea of Thieves will now experience similar content updates – bringing new activities, new ways to play, new rewards, and quality of life …

Sea of Thieves Starts Rolling out Regular Monthly Updates Read More »

sea of thieves black powder stashes update

Latest Sea of Thieves Update – Black Powder Stashes

 Sea of Thieves today received its latest content update – and the first of many monthly updates – in the form of Black Powder Stashes. The Black Powder Stashes update brings with it some Bilge Rat-specific Voyages, as well as a host of Quality of Life fixes, bug updates, and tweaks to improve player experience …

Latest Sea of Thieves Update – Black Powder Stashes Read More »

Weekly Developer Update – July 3rd

 Another week, another weekly developer update! Executive Producer Joe Neate has taken to his usual seat on the Sea of Thieves Youtube channel to discuss the goings on at the studio – and this week we have a mention of what’s coming next to the Sea of Thieves. If you’d prefer to watch the whole …

Weekly Developer Update – July 3rd Read More »

Phil Spencer: Sea of Thieves wouldn’t be where it is today without Game Pass

 Xbox Head Phil Spencer says that Sea of Thieves wouldn’t be the game it is today if they had waited another year to launch, and that Game Pass helped shape it into what it is. “At launch, and I read all the same feedback everybody else did, was: ‘Where’s the other half of the game?’” …

Phil Spencer: Sea of Thieves wouldn’t be where it is today without Game Pass Read More »

Composer for Sea of Thieves wins Best Original Video Game Score

 Announced today, Rare composer Robin Beanland has won the Ivor Novello Award ‘Best Original Video Game Score’ for his work on Sea of a Thieves. Now in its 64th year, the ceremony celebrates excellence in British and Irish songwriting and composing, and also recognises a number of artists for their wider contribution to UK music. …

Composer for Sea of Thieves wins Best Original Video Game Score Read More »

Sea of Thieves Story Campaign 10-20 hours long, Features Cutscenes and More

 Sea of Thieves’ foray into story-driven content is the real deal – Tall Tales ‘Shores of Gold’ will contain 9 chapters, feature fully voice-acted and scored cutscenes, and will take roughly 10-20 hours to complete. In a press event at Rare, journalists were given hands-on demonstrations with the Tall Tales portion of Sea of Thieves’ …

Sea of Thieves Story Campaign 10-20 hours long, Features Cutscenes and More Read More »

Sea of Thieves – A Year In Numbers

 The first year was a wild ride for Rare’s pirate adventure, Sea of Thieves. In celebration, they’ve shared some engagement data for the first 12 months, including kilometres sailed and chests turned in – and it’s quite a lot. The data, seen in the below infographic, contains interesting stats. In particular: 2.3 million islands visited …

Sea of Thieves – A Year In Numbers Read More »

Sea of Thieves Mega Update Details Include Arena, Fishing and More

 In celebration of Sea of Thieves’ Anniversary today, Rare released a teaser trailer detailing their next major update. This Mega Update, titled the Anniversary Update, will release on April 30th. From the trailer released and other information gathered, the Anniversary Update includes three major releases: The Arena – Sea of Thieves’ dedicated PvP mode Tall …

Sea of Thieves Mega Update Details Include Arena, Fishing and More Read More »

Sea of Thieves Monthly Active Users Doubled After Last Update

 Since the success of Sea of Thieves’ last major content update in 2018 – Shrouded Spoils – the game’s playerbase has more than doubled. Discussing the stats on Inside Xbox, Executive Producer Joe Neate revealed that the number of monthly active users doubled after November – and they aren’t slowing down. “We launched Shrouded Spoils …

Sea of Thieves Monthly Active Users Doubled After Last Update Read More »

Majority of Sea of Thieves Population is on Xbox Says Rare

 It’s no secret that Sea of Thieves has been promoted with Xbox One/PC crossplay at the forefront – though with crossplay opt-out options looming, players have started wondering how much of an effect this will have on the server population, particularly for PC players. According to Rare’s Executive Producer Joe Neate, not much. “There’s lots …

Majority of Sea of Thieves Population is on Xbox Says Rare Read More »