Sea of Thieves is an action-adventure game developed by Rare and published by Microsoft.
Players take on the role of a pirate in an open world setting, either solo or with other players as part of a crew.
The August update is currently live and adds several improvements to the new Tall Tales along with Pirates of the Caribbean-style cosmetics.
Sea of Thieves: A Pirate's Life looks to be a wondrous journey across high-seas, featuring the incredibly charismatic Jack Sparrow.
A new emote for hiding in barrels has also been revealed.
Season One's final update goes live today with a new event coming next week.
The newest update adds another major performance boost.
A new Merchant Alliance Voyage, event and Pirate Emporium items are now available.
Seasons will last for three months with seasonal content being free for all players.
The pirate adventure has seen numerous updates since 2018.
The playerbase is also split evenly between consoles and PC.
Both consoles will benefit from improved loading times.
Contend with the four Ashen Lords and use their skulls as weapons.
Rare's seafaring adventure continues to enjoy great success.
The new update brings the permanent addition of ghost ships.
Not too shabby considering the long journey to the platform.
Rare's successful multiplayer pirate title is already a top-selling title on Steam.
However, details of these enhancements will come later.
More pirates can now come to the party.
It adds a new Emissary system, new Trading Company and pirate cats.
There's no release window outside of "coming soon" though.
That's a lot of pirates.
There’s a lot of gas left in that tank for now.
The pirate game gets a new challenge in this terrifying fort.
Improvements to combat, additional female clothing options and more also coming.
The pirate game continues to dominate the Game Pass seas.
The sea-faring title is getting even more content later.
The update adds a new story adventure, fishing, PvP, and a lot more.
The story driven expansion is part of a free update.
The upcoming mode promises lots of fish to catch with a rod or harpoon.
Craig Duncan seems pretty proud of how the game has come along.
Tall Tales' first instalment will bring new story content, cutscenes, and a lot more.
Rare will talk about and demo the upcoming PvP mode.
Anyone who redeems a free code also gets 35% off on the game should they decide to purchase it.
Rare chief Craig Duncan gives an update on Sea of Thieves' upcoming cross-play update.
The upcoming February 6th update offers some changes for better combat.
It’s so good to see a developer actually trying to contain the madness that is modern game file sizes for a change.
Xbox One players may have not one, but TWO Gears games to look forward to.
Plus, the developers also discuss the unique perspective that the upcoming PvP mode adds to the game.
Hopefully this is a foundation Rare can build on.
This is a very wide ranging update that targets a whole lot of issues in one fell swoop.
The expansion also includes Skeleton Galleon encounters and loot for Megalodon and Kraken kills.
Players will be able to queue for PvP battles while unlocking new rewards.
Some big changes could be coming to the shared world pirate adventure game.
New novel releasing on October 23rd will also expand on the game's lore.
Explore The Devil's Roar, deal with new volcanic hazards, and earn new cosmetics and items.
The delay has been made to address a problem that came to light in the eleventh hour.
“They were, for us, the breakout hits of the Spring.”
Row, row, row your boat, gently down the seas...
Rare wants to continue expanding on its sea-faring adventure with more post-launch content.
Design director Mike Chapman also says there are "no plans" in place for monetization.
It seems like the game has managed to overcome its issues and cultivate a healthy community.
Now you can formally band up together in Sea of Thieves.
Players will go deep sea diving to find cursed artifacts and earn Doubloons for new items.
Not wanting to play follower, Rare doesn't discount the idea, but isn't committing.
The limited time item is a knowing wink to other Rare faithful on the seas.
Rare is also bringing on a fourth team to help with future updates.
Rare wants to keep players on their toes, to keep them engaged.
You have until July 10th to earn glory and doubloons.
Microsoft has announced two new expansion packs for its seafaring adventure.
Well, that's good to hear.
New cosmetics like scars and tattoos, the drum and Speaking Trumpet and more available.
The game will automatically update on the Xbox One when launched, while PC users will have to get the update from the Windows Store.
The update will become available on May 29.
Rare will revert two of the latest features while further investigating.
The Hungering Deep update will also be dated next week.
"I think they have limited capacity within their studios to innovate."
A whole lot of stuff on both fronts.
Rare's got a lot of pirate booty to bury this month.
More booty for the plundering.
MLB The Show and Kirby at numbers 3 and 4 respectively.
Looks like a very real issue.
Rare plans to add lots of new content to the game starting with The Hungering Deep update in May.
A message from the damned.
After an amazing debut last week, Ubisoft's open world opus continues to dominate.
Players will be able to decide if they want to open their crew up or not.
Rare brings more booty to Sea of Thieves.
Ubisoft's latest open world effort has set new records in the UK.
The game has beat out other titles such as Ni No Kuni 2 and A Way Out.
Other players don’t like how this rank was achieved.
This is why we can’t have nice things.
Shared world pirate adventure has racked up over 2 million players since launch.
Rare's shared world experience has proven fairly popular on Xbox One and Windows 10.
But Microsoft and Rare are working on a fix.
But you still have to download the full client file again!
A pirate’s life requires a development roadmap.
A complete guide for Sea of Thieves
Developer is looking into short-term fixes to address player griefing.
Ni no Kuni 2: Revenant Kingdom sees a strong debut at third place.
A pirate’s life for me.
Lost at sea? Let us guide ye back to land, matey.
Dying is about to get a lot more expensive in the coming days.
Aye, but when will Rare deliver more booty to plunder?
Rare releases developer update to discuss current issues.
Head to head comparison between both console versions of Sea of Thieves.
This was discovered by a player due to a glitch which allows you too see under water.
The shared world pirate adventure can now be experienced by all and sundry.
US and UK players will have servers going live at different times.
Release the Kraken!
Now this is classic Rare.
As well as parental controls.
The developers answered fans' questions in an AMA session.
The trailer showcases different aspects of gameplay including ship battles, customization, and more.
There are 60 of them, and they are all in riddles!
The Merchant Alliance and Skeleton Forts will be available for all players to try.
The game will be playable to reviewers only on March 20, so it will take a while for well-rounded reviews of the game to published.
Yet another Sea of Thieves video released.
Design Director Mike Chapman also talks about power leveling in the game.
A perspective we don't often get.
A universal challenge with a unique solution.
Pretty good deal, I have to say.
Sea of Thieves has some serious stream pull it seems.
Eight new titles coming to Microsoft's Netflix-style service next month.
Rare talks about the enormous strongholds and the loot they hold.
Rare's pirate world will continue to evolve.
The terror of the high seas is unleashed in Rare's new game.
"We want people to think, this is my very own Rare-created pirate character."
They will also support the game for "as long as people play it".
The developer will be focusing on releasing a lot of post-launch content.
Rare is more committed to its vision for the game.
It will run on a toaster if you want it to.
Rare confirms that pay-to-win mechanics are "completely out of the question".
A pirate's life 4K me, yo-ho!
Contextualizing the loot, literally.
The developer has revealed data regarding the closed beta.
Everything you need to know about Rare's next big game.
While some players have complained about a lack of content, one user has datamined the beta test, revealing lots of hidden content.
Spencer also congratulates Capcom on Monster Hunter World.
Due to login issues faced by some players, the closed beta has been extended.
A pirate's life for you, in closed beta anyway.
Some Xbox One and Windows 10 players can't access the beta despite it being "live".
Chicken on a raft.
The beta will last for five days and can be accessed by pre-ordering.
The deep purple controller looks great and also brings in-game content for buyers.
Take up work with different factions, embark on Voyages and earn reputation for sweet gold.
The co-op pirate adventure is only a few months away for Xbox One and Windows 10 players.
Release date announcement please?
Those subscribed to the programme can partake in the last phase of testing before release.
A bottle of rum.
On the seven seas.
The team talks of how player created moments and intuitive game design has influenced Sea of Thieves.
These range from the use of non-verbal communication to the brig where players can be sent by crew members.
You won't need much to go thieving on the high seas.
Plus, community guidelines for the game published as well.
Something that is much appreciated for a game like this!
Plus a great new anti-troll system too.
"I remain super confident in our rendering team's ability to make it look amazing."
Time for a recap before we get the next onslaught of media on the game.
An overview of what the game is about.
It's good to hear that they are trying to not alienate any piece of hardware.
"That’s just invaluable, because their water is great."
They also discuss the PC version at length.
As always, the game continues to look great.
Players from the community were happy with 15 FPS so Rare went ahead and actually supported it.
The seven seas aren't divvied up by what platform you play the game on.
Plus, new 4K screenshots shared, too.
Plus, we get a tease of how the game might look in 4K.
"It’s the most fun and welcoming multiplayer game ever. That’s our ambition."
The changes include greatly improved combat, thanks to enhancements made to gunplay.
Enjoy eye popping art in full glorious 4K in this new gameplay video.
The challenges of making convincing but challenging AI.
Sailing the stormy seas.
Those are bold words, indeed.
True 4K is a wonderful thing.
It will be launching in Early 2018.
"It just feels right for this game."
Pirates of the... seas?
A consistent experience across platforms.
New gameplay trailer shows the open seas.
There's also digging for treasure because of course there is.
Offered to only 1000 players.
And the game continues to look great.
The sounds of the ship.
Yet another look at the game.
A look into the game's music.
You won't have to worry about No Man's Sky-style shenanigans in Sea of Thieves.
The power of the cloud(s).
The tech behind Sea of Thieves, explained.
A pirate's life for them.
Ghost Ship will be a place where dead players can socialize.
20 minutes of a pirate's life on the high seas.
And the game is reportedly that much better for it.
More details promised in the future.
It spins round and round.
Pirates of the Caribbean.
More information on Rare's excellent seeming upcoming adventure game.
I didn't even realize this was something people were worried about.
Scalebound also releasing in same month.
Supposed details for Microsoft's E3 presser revealed.
The best loot of it all...
Looks like Rare is back!
You'll hear more about Rare's most ambitious title next year.
Rare's Nick Burton talks extensively about the company, Microsoft and much more.
Microsoft corporate VP believes Rare will enable "memory driven stories" with its next game.
Luckily, it seems Quantum Break developer Remedy has benefited from the additional prep time.
Also, Rare Replay announced.