What you need to know
- Sea of Thieves is an exploration-based pirate game from Microsoft's Rare studio.
- The game has received aggressive post-launch support since it came out all those months ago.
- Rare accidentally leaked that "fire" was coming to ships soon.
- You can play the game through Xbox Game Pass which can be bought on Amazon.
Sea of Thieves is an exploration-based open-world pirate game where you undertake various missions or go around robbing other players of their loot. It focuses on emergent experiences so you make your own stories. While the title was somewhat barebones when it launched, it has since become quite expansive with the addition of limited-time events, short campaigns, and much more.
One of the reasons why players keep on coming back for more is the excellent post-launch support. While Rare has already promised pets and other items soon, it looks like "fire" will also be coming to Sea of Thieves soon. During a livestream, a developer accidentally confirmed it. It's unclear what shape this will take at the moment. You can take a look at the clip below which has been marked to where the individual realized his mistake.
Fire could mean a lot of things, but I think it probably has to deal with your ship catching on fire. You'll probably have to use water to put it out if that happens. Maybe a fire-shooting weapon, like Greek fire, will also be added to the game. Now that the cat is out of the bag, hopefully, Rare will confirm what this means. What do you think?
Sea of Thieves is included with Xbox Game Pass. Xbox Game Pass is a monthly subscription service which gives you access to over 200 games for $10 a month on Xbox One. However, if you're an Xbox Live Gold subscriber, you can bundle Xbox Game Pass for Xbox One, Xbox Game Pass for PC, and Xbox Live Gold together for $15 a month.
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