‘Games as a Service’ killed the Sea of Thieves launch

Sea of Thieves

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”

Is Sea of Thieves the No Man’s Sky with pirates and booty?

Sea of Thieves

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?”

Sea of Thieves takes the number one spot on Twitch with more than 200,000 viewers

Sea of Thieves

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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