Sea of Thieves is an exploration-based pirate game that features great sailing mechanics, but the open-ended plot doesn't appeal to everyone. You have to find your own path and that doesn't sit well with those who prefer single-player experiences. Luckily, developer Rare is aware of these problems and Executive Producer Joe Neate promised a substantial overhaul of the quest system at the Fun & Serious Festival in Bilbao, Spain.
Neate acknowledged that there was a team working on adding guided goals and more lore to the game. Hopefully the team will take about this soon because that will make the title appeal to many more gamers. Gamereactor managed to get the following response from Neate about this upcoming update.
While Sea of Thieves doesn't need a lengthy campaign, it does need a strong story to bring players back. Maybe the hunt for an elusive treasure which takes you from island to island is a great idea. We'll keep you posted as soon as we know more about the plot.
Sea of Thieves is currently available for $59.99 through various retailers, but it's free for Xbox Game Pass subscribers. The title runs at native 4K resolution on Xbox One X. The game started off as a rather barebones experience when it first launch, but due to excellent post-launch support, Rare has managed to turn it around.
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