News items tagged with sea of thieves

5 Most Exciting Xbox One Exclusives of 2018

5 Most Exciting Xbox One Exclusives of 2018

Microsoft has been heavily criticized for a lack of Xbox One exclusives recently. The cancellation of Scalebound left a void in an already sparse schedule of titles that aren’t available on other c...

By Jasmine Henry on 18 February 2018
Sea of Thieves Datamine Reveals Plenty of New Content

Sea of Thieves Datamine Reveals Plenty of New Content

The Sea of Thieves closed beta has only been active for a handful of days, but that hasn’t stopped hungry gamers from turning over every rock (in-game or otherwise) in the quest to uncover as much...

By John Jacques on 18 February 2018
Xbox's 2016 Exclusives Schedule Revealed

Xbox's 2016 Exclusives Schedule Revealed

Microsoft releases a list of console exclusive games coming to Xbox in 2016, including Crackdown 3, Gears of War 4, Halo Wars 2, Quantum Break, and more. Overall, it’s safe to say that 2015 was a g...

By Dalton Cooper on 18 February 2018
Sea of Thieves Gets Awesome Custom Controller

Sea of Thieves Gets Awesome Custom Controller

Although Sea of Thieves has already received special treatment from Microsoft, it is continuing in the form of a new custom controller. Set to release on February 6, this impressive controller is d...

By Joshua Duckworth on 17 February 2018
Sea of Thieves Leak Reveals A Massive Water Creature

Sea of Thieves Leak Reveals A Massive Water Creature

Since its reveal at E3 2015, Sea of Thieves promised players an open and dynamic world to live out pirate fantasies of treasure hunting, drinking, and ship battling. The recent closed beta test gav...

By Derek Nichols on 17 February 2018
Sea of Thieves Announces PC and Xbox One Cross-Play

Sea of Thieves Announces PC and Xbox One Cross-Play

Microsoft has officially announced that Rare’s multiplayer pirate action game Sea of Thieves will feature cross-play between Xbox One and PC. The announcement came during today’s Xbox Gamescom live...

By Rory Young on 17 February 2018
20 Most Anticipated Games of 2017

20 Most Anticipated Games of 2017

With 2016 drawing to a close, it’s time to look ahead to what’s coming down the pipeline in 2017 for all platforms, including PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC and the Nintendo Switch. 2016 saw the relea...

By Jason Gallagher on 17 February 2018
Sea of Thieves Xbox One Bundles Leak

Sea of Thieves Xbox One Bundles Leak

With just weeks to go before the release of Rare’s highly-anticipated Sea of Thieves, information and pricing leaks online about the game’s Xbox One bundles.

By Matt Morgans on 13 February 2018
Sea of Thieves Dev Says Cross-Play 'Knocks Down Walls'

Sea of Thieves Dev Says Cross-Play 'Knocks Down Walls'

Cross-play between Xbox One and PC “knocks down barriers,” says Rare Executive Producer Joe Neate. Rare just ran its first internal test with cross-play enabled between Xbox One and PC for its upco...

By Rory Young on 13 February 2018
Sea of Thieves Trailer Shows Off Combat

Sea of Thieves Trailer Shows Off Combat

Rare announces a new alpha test session for swashbuckling MMO Sea of Thieves, which will feature an expanded world and explosive combat against skeletons. Though progress has been slower than promi...

By F. O'Sullivan on 13 February 2018
5 Xbox One Exclusive Games To Look Forward To

5 Xbox One Exclusive Games To Look Forward To

With the recent release of the Xbox One S, and the impending launch of Project Scorpio, Xbox fans have plenty to look forward to this year. Additionally, with Microsoft “very focused” on first-part...

By Boston Blake on 12 February 2018
Sea of Thieves Open Beta in the Works

Sea of Thieves Open Beta in the Works

Those who missed out on the Sea of Thieves closed beta may soon get to set sail in Rare and Microsoft’s pirate adventure, if rumors of a new open beta are true.

By Benjamin Lister on 10 February 2018
Sea of Thieves Beta Preventing Many from Playing

Sea of Thieves Beta Preventing Many from Playing

The Sea of Thieves closed beta is now live for anyone who pre-ordered the game or participated in the closed alpha test, but unfortunately some players are reporting difficulty signing on to play....

By Patrick Kirk on 08 February 2018
Sea of Thieves Gameplay Video Shows Off Co-Op Features

Sea of Thieves Gameplay Video Shows Off Co-Op Features

Sea of Thieves senior designers discuss the game’s unique co-op gameplay mechanics, and reveal how players will need to communication and work together for success. While many Xbox gamers mourn th...

By Boston Blake on 07 February 2018
Sea of Thieves Trailer Features Dynamic Storms

Sea of Thieves Trailer Features Dynamic Storms

The latest Sea of Thieves video from Rare, part of the studio’s Inn-Side Story series of developer-led feature introductions, focuses on the addition of storms to the game. The big, beautiful, and...

By Rory Young on 07 February 2018
Sea of Thieves Release Date Announced in New Trailer

Sea of Thieves Release Date Announced in New Trailer

Yesterday at the Game Awards, Xbox and the developer Rare released a new trailer for Sea of Thieves that revealed its release date. Considering it was previously delayed from a 2017 to a 2018 relea...

By Joshua Duckworth on 06 February 2018
New Sea of Thieves Trailer Highlights the Visuals

New Sea of Thieves Trailer Highlights the Visuals

Rare releases the fourth ‘Short Haul’ trailer in a series of Sea of Thieves developer diaries, this time focusing on visual effects like cannon explosions. Today Rare delivered the fourth Sea of Th...

By Rory Young on 24 January 2018
Hands-On: Sea of Thieves is Rare's Return to Form

Hands-On: Sea of Thieves is Rare's Return to Form

One editor goes hands-on with Rare’s Sea of Thieves, coming away toting the imminent high seas multiplayer title as the long awaited return to form for the famed studio. I pulled out a shoddy looki...

By Riley Little on 06 January 2018
Sea of Thieves Gets Release Window

Sea of Thieves Gets Release Window

Xbox Australia prematurely reveals the February release month for the upcoming Rare-developed multiplayer pirate game Sea of Thieves on PC and Xbox One. Sea of Thieves was a pleasant surprise at th...

By Dalton Cooper on 05 January 2018
Sea of Thieves Multiplayer More Impactful Than Destiny

Sea of Thieves Multiplayer More Impactful Than Destiny

We speak to several of the developers at Rare about their upcoming game Sea of Thieves, and learn that the multiplayer will be similar to Destiny‘s – but ‘more impactful’. There’s no question about...

By Riley Little on 05 January 2018
The Best Games of E3 2016

The Best Games of E3 2016

Unlike past year’s E3 events, this year’s had a particular air of familiarity. Going into the even most gamers had a pretty good handle on what should be announced, and by and large the major publi...

By Anthony Taormina on 03 December 2017
Sea of Thieves Delayed to Early 2017

Sea of Thieves Delayed to Early 2017

In a new interview, the head of Xbox Games Marketing, Aaron Greenberg, reveals that Rare’s pirate adventure game Sea of Thieves has been delayed to 2017. One of the games PC and Xbox One players we...

By Jasmine Henry on 22 November 2017
Sea of Thieves Gets Special Treatment from Xbox

Sea of Thieves Gets Special Treatment from Xbox

Sea of Thieves developer Rare is so consistent with Microsoft that the publisher has opted to allow the team special treatment when it comes to the game’s release.

By Maxwell Jeffery on 17 November 2017
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Using Sea of Thieves Tech

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Using Sea of Thieves Tech

Brendan ‘PlayerUnknown’ Greene mentions offhandedly that Bluehole could use Sea of Thieves’ tech to improve PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds water issues.

By Rory Young on 17 September 2017
Sea of Thieves Multiplayer Gameplay Trailer

Sea of Thieves Multiplayer Gameplay Trailer

Rare is debuting the debut gameplay trailer for Sea of Thieves, the online multiplayer pirate adventure game, live at Microsoft’s E3 2016 Xbox press conference. To sail the seven seas, embracing th...

By Rory Young on 09 September 2017
Xbox One's 5 Most Exciting Upcoming Exclusives

Xbox One's 5 Most Exciting Upcoming Exclusives

After a strong 2015, the Xbox One looks to have another year full of high quality exclusive games, thanks to titles like Gears of War...

By Dalton Cooper on 01 July 2017
2017 Video Game Release Schedule

2017 Video Game Release Schedule

With so many games coming this year, here’s Game Rant’s 2017 Video Game Release Schedule. We will update the list often as new games are announced, delayed, and released.

By Boston Blake on 18 February 2017