I despise the term “games as a service”, even more so now that it is partly responsible for destroying the launch of what could have been a stunning release for Rare and Microsoft. Sea of Thieves has immense potential, but that’s about it. Reviewers all note how impressive the foundations are but the sea is, unfortunately, puddle deep. Continue reading “‘Games as a Service’ killed the Sea of Thieves launch”
Sea of Thieves is pretty big and the game isn’t even out yet. As well as the game soon to hit stores, a bunch of merchandise is rolling out, including themed accessories. There’s even a Seagate 2TB hard drive that actually looks really good. Continue reading “Sea of Thieves Seagate Xbox One hard drive looks awesome”
The Sea of Thieves closed beta received a great reception by players and viewers on streaming platforms alike. It’s a great game to wind up on the open seas with three friends to battle it out with others, destroy ships and loot crates on islands and in the depths. Thing is, while it’s still in beta, there’s not a whole lot to the game. Is it the No Man’s Sky with pirates? Continue reading “Is Sea of Thieves the No Man’s Sky with pirates and booty?”
The closed beta for Sea of Thieves is off to a mixed start but the game has amassed more than 200,000 viewers on the second day of the program. Interestingly, PUBG is sitting at just 700,000 players on Steam (time of day), helping Microsoft to score some free exposure with the streaming community.
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Argh me hearty! Microsoft Studio and Rare have launched the closed beta for the new pirate game that puts players against one another as solo captains or teams of treasure hunters. Band up with some friendly souls and take down enemy ships on the rough seas to score some loot and burn planks of wood. Continue reading “You can access the Sea of Thieves closed beta right now”