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What’s Coming to Sea of Thieves in 2019?

As we close off 2018 and edge closer to Sea of Thieves’ 1 year anniversary, we’ve compiled a list of confirmed additions, previously delayed updates, and rumoured features to take a look at what may be coming in 2019. When it comes to separating the following: Confirmed updates Delayed features Speculation/rumours We’ll point out which …

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Shrouded Spoils Full Patch Notes & Change List

Sea of Thieves’ latest major update, Shrouded Spoils, released a couple of weeks ago, and it’s much meatier than we initially anticipated. As well as including a number of highly-requested features – such as the fog weather effect, ship customisation, and more – the update contains a lot of Quality of Life updates for the …

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Shrouded Spoils Update adds Fog, Ship Customisation and More

Sea of Thieves’ fourth major expansion since launch releases this week, bringing with it a slew of much needed quality-of-life changes. Among the changes, the most anticipated include a roaming fog that covers the sea and heavily reduces visibility, encouraging players to rely on their Crow’s nest to navigate through and keep an eye out …

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First Player Earns Every Sea of Thieves Achievement, took “Around 2000 hours”

In a feat deemed too gruelling to be possible, someone has finally unlocked every Achievement in Sea of Thieves – 8 months after the game’s launch. In an interview with True Achievement, the player – going by the Gamertag of Zyx – estimated that it took him over 2,000 hours from starting the game 2 …

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Voyages to Become More Meaningful & Story-Driven

If you’ve been waiting for more of a story in Sea of Thieves, the future is looking bright. During X018’s Sea of Thieves panel, Rare staff revealed that the Voyage system – the way that the game delivers ‘quests’ – is getting restructured in the near-future. In particular, they’re putting more of a focus on a ‘meaningful’ …

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More Details Emerge for The Arena

Following the Sea of Thieves panel at Xbox’s X018 event, more details have emerged around the upcoming PvP-centric mode, The Arena. Announced just yesterday, The Arena is a new mode to Sea of Thieves that pits players in a competitive environment completely separate to the base game (now called ‘Adventure’). We’ve compiled the highlights from the panel …

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Sea of Thieves ‘The Arena’ PvP Mode Coming in 2019

Announced at today’s X018 event, ‘The Arena’ is a PvP-only mode coming to Sea of Thieves in early 2019. Revealed by Rare’s Executive Producer Joe Neate and Studio Head Craig Duncan, the mode adds a competitive layer, with a focus on delivering a PvP multiplayer experience to compliment Sea of Thieves‘ traditional ‘adventure’ style. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OVYP0qhz030 ‘The Arena’ also …

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How to Solo Skeleton Ships

If you’ve been playing Sea of Thieves’ Cursed Sails update, you’ll know that facing Skeleton Ships is no easy task. You’ll also know that it’s much more manageable with a crew, or multiple ships that form an Alliance. If you can’t find anyone to crew up with, or haven’t run into any ships that want …

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Features Confirmed for Cursed Sails Update

Ahead of its release on July 31st, Rare today released a short teaser to show off a little of what to expect with Sea of Thieves’ second major content update, Cursed Sails. To help those who haven’t been keeping up with the game, we’ve put together a list of additions and updates that we know …

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Cursed Sails Teaser Trailer

Rare has released the teaser trailer for Sea of Thieves’ next major content update, Cursed Sails. Due to arrive July 31st, Cursed Sails adds a number of gameplay additions that shake up the game, including AI-controlled ships, a third ship-type for players to choose from, a timed campaign/mission, and more. Check out the trailer below, …

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