dark        

Fiery Sea of Thieves expansion Forsaken Shores launches September 19

0

Look for a new quest type and PvP flag

The most recent Sea of Thieves update introduced skeletal crews, but when the Forsaken Shores expansion drops on September 19, pirates will contend with a deadly new threat: mother nature.

Forsaken Shores is going to heat up the high seas with volcanoes that can rain fire and sink unlucky ships, but thankfully, we'll have access to a nimble new rowboat to make island hopping a little easier. You can find rowboats out in the world and dock one to your ship and take it with you.

This week at gamescom, Rare also announced a line of merchant delivery quests called Cargo Runs arriving with Forsaken Shores. You'll have to safely transport precious cargo including bottles of rum, expensive cloth, and plants that need to not break, not get wet, and stay hydrated, respectively. That sounds complicated, to put it mildly, but it's a clever use of existing systems in Sea of Thieves.

Finally, for those of you craving more player-on-player interaction, the game is getting a Reaper's Mark flag that you can fly to show your ship on everyone else's map. In other words, "Come to Snake Island in the next 20 minutes if you want an ass kicking."

You are logged out. Login | Sign up

 
 

Click to open photo gallery:

 

TwitterRedditEmailFacebook
 
Jordan Devore
Jordan DevoreCo-EIC   gamer profile

Jordan is a founding member of Destructoid and poster of seemingly random pictures. They are anything but random. Disclosure: I backed Double Fine Adventure and Awesomenauts: Starstorm on Kickst... more + disclosures


 




 


Also on destructoid: Sea of Thieves   (57)   From our database:

  • Rare promises smoother updates and less downtime in Sea of Thieves - Jordan Devore
  • Sea of Thieves has a fiery new region to explore today - Jordan Devore
  • New Sea of Thieves expansion slips back a week - Jordan Devore
  • Sea of Thieves trailer introduces The Devil's Roar - Jordan Devore
  • Fiery Sea of Thieves expansion Forsaken Shores launches September 19 - Jordan Devore
  • Sea of Thieves patch fixes pesky cannon glitches - Jordan Devore
  • Sea of Thieves players are using water buckets to sink skeleton ships - Jordan Devore
  • I can't wait to form an armada in Sea of Thieves - Jordan Devore
  • Sea of Thieves sets skeleton ships loose on July 31 - Jordan Devore
  • More related stories
    Filed under... #adventure #Gallery #Microsoft Studios #multiplayer #PC #Rare #Xbox One

    READER COMMENTS LOADING BELOW...


    LET'S KEEP THE COMMUNITY GREAT


    You're not expected to always agree, but do please keep cool and never make it personal. Report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our community team. Also, on the right side of a comment you can flag nasty comments anonymously (we ban users dishing bad karma). For everything else, contact us!



     
     
  •