Sea of Thieves

A limited and simplistic pirate adventure, but one with an abundance of character and a thrilling conviction in its own ideas.

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Price confirmed for Xbox Game Pass on PC

Confirmed games include We Happy Few, Forza Horizon 4, and Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice.

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Xbox Game Pass games list: May games plus every Xbox One, 360 and Xbox Live game currently available

A complete list of games playable in Netflix-style service Xbox Game Pass.

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Microsoft reportedly plans Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscription

UPDATE: Now official, due "later this year".

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Sea of Thieves' latest limited-time event is all about having nowhere to hide

And the Merchant Alliance now gives better rewards.

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Sea of Thieves is making PC and Xbox One cross-play optional

And plans afoot for "more fluid, less clunky" combat.

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Microsoft details this weekend's two-hour X018 Inside Xbox live stream

Crackdown 3, Sea of Thieves, Forza 4, and more.

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FeatureRare talks Sea of Thieves' first six months, and what's next

As its third expansion, Forsaken Shores, arrives.

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Rare reveals Sea of Thieves' hellish new lands and skeleton crews

Next big content drops in July and September.

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Sea of Thieves is finally getting a private crew option next week

UPDATE: Fix to address frequent disconnection errors rolling out now.

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Sea of Thieves just added loads more loot

UPDATE: New dev video says private crews due next week, and more.

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Rare outlines next few months of content updates for Sea of Thieves

New ship, biome, and mysterious "AI threats".

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Sea of Thieves error messages explained - CyanBeard, LavenderBeard, CinnamonBeard and what we know about other errors

Struggling to get into Sea of Thieves? Here are the known issues and resolutions available so far.

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Sea of Thieves gold - chest and treasure loot values and the best ways to get gold fast

How to earn gold fast from a range of sources in Sea of Thieves.

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Sea of Thieves guide - how to start Voyages, quest structure, and what to do first

All our guides in place for gettings started and working your way through Sea of Thieves' quests.

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Sea of Thieves Skeleton Forts - Skull Clouds, Stronghold Keys and how to defeat the raids

How to take down Skeleton Forts, Sea of Thieves' toughest challenges.

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Sea of Thieves installation - unlock times, how to download Sea of Thieves on PC and Xbox One

How to and when you can download and install Sea of Thieves, however you're playing.

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Sea of Thieves tips and tricks - essential advice for conquering the high seas

Plenty of useful tips for newcomers and those already familiar with Sea of Thieves.

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Sea of Thieves Kraken - how to find the Kraken location, killing the Kraken and loot explained

Everything you need to know about hunting down the Kraken in Sea of Thieves.

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Sea of Thieves sailing - how to sail into the wind, win ship combat and sailing terms explained

How to sail faster, sink more ships and rule the oceans in Sea of Thieves.

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Sea of Thieves map - Island locations, names, shapes and how to find every island

Each island in Sea of Thieves' map detailed, so you always know where to go.

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Sea of Thieves will be down for hours tomorrow

Wave off five hours of playtime.

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Sea of Thieves' Final Beta is here, open to everyone on Xbox One and PC

Adds Merchant Guild quests! Pirate Fort tussles!

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The Sea of Thieves premium shop will sell pets

But Rare promises no loot boxes.

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FeatureThe Sea of Thieves endgame sounds super cool

There's more to do than ferrying chests.

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The closed Sea of Thieves beta had 332,052 players

Hurry up launch, I capstan the wait.

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Kraken news! Sea of Thieves closed beta update gives clues about what's to come

More skeleton types! Beards and hooks! Curse clouds!

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Sea of Thieves "Too Early" bug blocks pre-order customers from beta

UPDATE: Rare extends closed beta after rocky start.

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FeatureXbox Game Pass revives Xbox One's digital vision - without the evil

Microsoft kills game ownership and… it sort of makes sense?

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Xbox Game Pass just got a lot better

All Xbox One exclusives from Microsoft Studios will hit Xbox Game Pass the day they're released.

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Mark your calendar: Microsoft's Gamescom live show set for 20th August

Xbox One X, Age of Empires, Sea of Thieves and what else?

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FeatureAll of a sudden there are two big pirate games coming out in 2018

So what's the difference between Sea of Thieves and Skull & Bones?

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FeatureThe big interview: Xbox boss Phil Spencer

On Xbox One X, exclusives and more.

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Sea of Thieves Insider Programme offers chance at testing early builds

"We will be looking for different kinds of people at different stages."

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Watch 15 minutes of gameplay from Sea of Thieves

Yo ho, yo ho, a pirate's life for me.

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VideoWatch: Six strange moments from E3 2016

It's this week's Eurogamer Show.

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These are the first Xbox Play Anywhere games

Which means cross-buy on Windows 10 and Xbox One.

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FeatureWhat you actually do in Sea of Thieves

And yes, you can play it solo.

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Sea of Thieves is not free-to-play, Rare confirms

"If we're still adding to this game in five years I'll be very happy."

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FeatureXbox boss Phil Spencer: the big interview

"Scorpio is designed as a 4K console…"

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Meanwhile, at Rare...

Win a chance to play Sea of Thieves.

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The Xbox One and Windows 10 exclusives due out in 2016

Gears of War 4! Crackdown 3! Sea of Thieves! More!

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Rare reveals canned Banjo-Kazooie precursor Dream

A pirate-themed RPG for the SNES.

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Rare announces Sea of Thieves

Pirate-themed multiplayer game features exploration and naval combat.