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There's a Megalodon lurking in Sea of Thieves

It's time to check out Sea of Thieves again. Along with a big ol' shark to fight, the game's first big content update provides players with more ship-to-ship communication options like a speaking trumpet, pirate cosmetics like tattoos and s...

 
 
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The Hungering Deep hits Sea of Thieves on May 29

The Hungering Deep, the first major content update for Sea of Thieves, is set to arrive on May 29. Microsoft and Rare debuted a trailer on Inside Xbox, and if you've been following along, you'll know not to expect anything too concrete from...

 
 
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Sea of Thieves now lets you create friends-only crews

After a short delay, Rare has added the ability for Sea of Thieves players to create open and closed crews. Under the old system, the game would try and fill out your crew as needed, so if you had a friend duck out, a random player would mo...

 
 
 
 
 
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Sea of Thieves' new update changes a little and fixes a lot

The rough-and-tumble waters of Sea of Thieves are getting a bit more hospitable. Well, not from other players. They'll still kill you right dead. But the game itself keeps getting more and more polished. Rare has released update 1.0.5 ...

 
 
 
 
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Donkey Kong Country with classic Kong designs is unsettling

There are very few people out there who haven't at least tried the original Donkey Kong Country. Nintendo and Rare have made it fairly easy over the years, with many copies of the SNES original circulating out there, as well as Game Boy Col...

 
 
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Sea of Thieves update addresses stalemates and griefing

Today's update for Sea of Thieves targets a problem I've run into quite a few times now: stalemates. If your crew has ever set sail toward a skull fort in hopes of stockpiling loads of treasure, you've more than likely encountered other shi...

 
 
 
 
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Rare drops its planned 'death cost' for Sea of Thieves

Rare planned to introduce a "small gold fee" for dying in Sea of Thieves, a change that didn't sit well with many players. The idea was that you'd be dinged for dying out in the world to skeletons or sharks, not against other players, and t...

 
 
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Review: Sea of Thieves

Sea of Thieves is proving to be a divisive game. During my review-in-progress, I said that I fell in the middle of the pack: somewhere between the folks who find Rare's shared-world pirate adventure dreadfully boring and those who feel it's...

 
 
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Upcoming Sea of Thieves patch adds gold cost for death

So it seems there are some changes to Sea of Thieves that are coming in addition to the "day one [item] patch" joke very soon.  Tucked away in their 1.0 patch notes is a "coming updates" section, which explains a new mechanic...

 
 
 
 
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Review in Progress: Sea of Thieves

Sea of Thieves has an amazing foundation. That's clear from the outside looking in, and the feeling washes over you the first time you board your ship, chart a course, raise the anchor, lower the sails, and set off adventuring in a shared w...

 
 
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Xbox One X packing in Sea of Thieves for one week

Microsoft is continuing to pack in new games with Xbox One X for a (very) limited time. Rare's multiplayer pirate adventure game Sea of Thieves releases on Tuesday, and at select retailers, it'll be digitally bundled with Xbox One X ($500)....

 
 
 
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Human Cannonball breaks world record promoting Sea of Thieves

A new Guinness World Record was set yesterday at an event held by Xbox to promote Rare's upcoming pirate adventure, Sea of Thieves. In the game, players can be fired out of a cannon, so daredevil David "The Bullet" Smith Jr. was brought on ...

 
 
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Sea of Thieves is holding one last beta this weekend

There's one more chance to try out Sea of Thieves before Rare's shared-world pirate adventure game launches on March 20. The final beta went live earlier today for everyone -- you'll only need Xbox Live Gold if you're playing on Xbox One --...

 
 
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The Sea of Thieves beta is back for the weekend

It's almost March, and that means it's almost time for Rare's shared-world pirate adventure game Sea of Thieves. If yesterday's look at skeleton forts left you counting the days until March 20, some good news: there's another chance to mess...

 
 
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Sea of Thieves has skull forts and they sound intense

Many a swashbuckler had a rip-roaring good time during the Sea of Thieves January beta. But, a common complaint is that there wasn't enough variety to guarantee an extended good time. Rare seems set on proving there's more to the...

 
 




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