Sea of Thieves

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. …

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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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How to Destroy Mermaid Statues Solo

Mermaid Statues were originally added to Sea of Thieves during the Sunken Curse Bilge Rat Adventure, and have recently been updated during Shrouded Spoils to contain valuable gems that drop when destroyed. Located randomly in the water surrounding any island, the 3 types of Mermaid Statue differ in colour based on how much health they …

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Patch 1.1.6 Update Introduces The Sunken Curse Event

This week’s update finishes up the Gunpowder Skeleton event and brings with it the latest Bilge Rat Adventure – The Sunken Curse. According to the patch notes, this event will involve players having to locate and destroy Mermaid Statues hidden beneath the waves around the Sea of Thieves – seemingly, some can be destroyed solo …

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Rare Releases Teaser for Sea of Thieves’ Sunken Curse Event

Update – Patch 1.1.6 is live now! Read the patch notes here. Original Article: Going live in just 2 hours from the time of writing, Rare has released a teaser trailer for the next bi-weekly Bilge Rat Adventure, called The Sunken Curse. The trailer doesn’t show off much, depicting a couple of sailers swimming in …

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Sea of Thieves Player Calculates That Potentially 0.3% of Players Have Reached Pirate Legend

We all knew going into Sea of Thieves that becoming a Pirate Legend would be like an exclusive club – but perhaps not that exclusive. Reddit user Furious4Fame used figures from Rare’s E3 announcement that roughly 4 million people have played Sea of Thieves since launch and cross-referenced it with the percentage of players that actually …

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Sea of Thieves Patch 1.1.5 Celebrates Banjo-Kazooie’s Anniversary

Rare today released Sea of Thieves’ latest weekly patch, which includes a Banjo-Kazooie figurehead in celebration of the game’s 20th anniversary. The Bear & Bird figurehead will be available to purchase from the Shipwright for the next month, costing only 1,998 coins. Given that the patch is in the middle of Sea of Thieves’ latest …

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Sea of Thieves Update Adds Skeletons with Gunpowder Barrels

Released today, Sea of Thieves’ latest patch (1.1.4) adds an explosive new enemy into the world in the form of Gunpowder Skeletons. Added as this fortnight’s Bilge Rat Adventure, the Gunpowder Skeletons rush players with their gunpowder keg in hand, lighting the fuse and detonating it when in close proximity (fuses being another new addition). …

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