This latest Alpha trailer details what testers can expect from update 0.1.1. It includes a much-expanded world and the inclusion of the game's first NPC enemies.

The trailer shows various new island layouts, ripe for the plunderin'. Sea of Thieves is also sending out a fresh wave of invites to its closed Alpha. If you have signed up to be a Sea of Thieves Insider, you should check your inboxes as soon as possible. If you're not a Sea of Thieves Insider, then what are you waiting for? Head over to here to sign up.

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Sea of Thieves will launch on Xbox One and Windows 10 as an Xbox Play Anywhere title sometime in 2017. The full game is slated to be a permanently connected world where crews of up to four players must work together to sail ships, upgrade them, recover buried treasure and battle angry sea monsters.