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Monkey Island is coming to Sea of Thieves in a three-episode adventure

Starting in July.

Two years of furiously willing it into existence has paid off! Monkey Island is finally, FINALLY coming to Sea of Thieves in a major story crossover starting on 20th July this year.

It's not a complete surprise, of course; Rare first teased a potential Monkey Island crossover for Sea of Thieves back in 2021, hiding a certain ship away in a tiny corner of its ambitious Pirates of the Caribbean adventure. And now self-proclaimed mighty pirate Guybrush Threepwood and friends will be getting a similar treatment across three brand-new Tall Tales.

Sea of Thieves: The Legend of Monkey Island - as Rare's crossover is officially known - will start its first-person, point-and-click-inspired escapade on Mêlée Island, where an extremely beardy Threepwood is inexplicably receiving adulation from his peers. What follows is a "love-letter to the classic adventure game" that'll feature a host of familiar faces, including Elaine, Murray the Demonic Talking Skull, captain LeChuck, and more.

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"Solve puzzles, tussle with adversaries and tackle unexpected trials as you strive to put right situations that have gone bizarrely wrong and confront a looming peril born of powers from both worlds," teases Rare. And better still, the whole thing will take place in the Sea of the Damned, meaning players won't have to face interruptions from other crews.

The whole adventure - which can either be played solo or in a crew - will unfold across three free episodes, one new instalment landing every month starting on 20th July.

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