Sea of Thieves

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

Spotlight

Sea of Thieves is getting a Pirates of the Caribbean crossover next week

New story campaign arriving as part of Season 3.

Sea of Thieves Season 1 Battle Pass rewards, including outfits and skins and Level 100 rewards, explained

Everything you need to know about the first battle pass for Sea of Thieves.

Sea of Thieves patch notes for update 2.0.21 in full

The many changes and additions for the new season.

Sea of Thieves Season 1 estimated release time, and what's new in Season 1 explained

When to expect the first battle pass for Sea of Thieves.

Sea of Thieves' inaugural battle pass season launches next week

Includes new Merchant Alliance voyage type.

Sea of Thieves devs release a touching pirate-y tribute to Eddie Van Halen

"To a man whose talent and fun-loving spirit has had a huge influence on many members of the Rare family."

Sea of Thieves is getting adorable pet dogs in September's update

And a new quest type for the Gold Hoarders.

Microsoft is having a good time on Steam right now

Grounded! Microsoft Flight Simulator! Sea of Thieves! More!

Sea of Thieves is getting custom servers in the "near future"

But only for select creators and community groups initially.

Sea of Thieves The Shroudbreaker guide: Magpie's Wing and Totem explained

How to complete the first in a series of Tall Tales.

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

How to take down one of Sea of Thieves' toughest challenges.

How to get back into Sea of Thieves

Whether you're a newcomer on Steam - or haven't played since launch - here's how to get acquainted.

Sea of Thieves world map: All island locations listed

Find every island you need easily with our island locations list.

Sea of Thieves sailing: How to sail, sailing into and against the wind and sailing terms explained

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

Sea of Thieves Kraken: How to find, spawn and kill the Kraken, and Kraken loot explained

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

Sea of Thieves sets sail for Steam

UPDATE: Docks on 3rd June.

Sea of Thieves' PvP-focussed Arena mode getting major overhaul next month

Plus this weekend's birthday celebrations detailed.

Feature | Five of the Best: Maps

Never eat shredded wheat.

Rare talks Sea of Thieves' upcoming pets and micro-transaction store

Plus cross-play opt-outs, hit registration, and more.

Price confirmed for Xbox Game Pass on PC

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

Microsoft reportedly plans Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscription

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

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

And the Merchant Alliance now gives better rewards.

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

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

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

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

Feature | Rare talks Sea of Thieves' first six months, and what's next

As its third expansion, Forsaken Shores, arrives.

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

Next big content drops in July and September.

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

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

Sea of Thieves just added loads more loot

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.

Sea of Thieves will be down for hours tomorrow

Wave off five hours of playtime.

The Sea of Thieves premium shop will sell pets

But Rare promises no loot boxes.

Feature | The Sea of Thieves endgame sounds super cool

There's more to do than ferrying chests.

The closed Sea of Thieves beta had 332,052 players

Hurry up launch, I capstan the wait.

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

UPDATE: Rare extends closed beta after rocky start.

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

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

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.

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

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

Feature | All 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?

Feature | The big interview: Xbox boss Phil Spencer

On Xbox One X, exclusives and more.

Sea of Thieves Insider Programme offers chance at testing early builds

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

Watch 15 minutes of gameplay from Sea of Thieves

Yo ho, yo ho, a pirate's life for me.

Video | Watch: Six strange moments from E3 2016

It's this week's Eurogamer Show.

These are the first Xbox Play Anywhere games

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

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."

Feature | Xbox boss Phil Spencer: the big interview

"Scorpio is designed as a 4K console…"

Meanwhile, at Rare...

Win a chance to play Sea of Thieves.

The Xbox One and Windows 10 exclusives due out in 2016

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

Rare reveals canned Banjo-Kazooie precursor Dream

A pirate-themed RPG for the SNES.

Rare announces Sea of Thieves

Pirate-themed multiplayer game features exploration and naval combat.