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Sea of Thieves, Grounded, and Pentiment Officially Announced for PlayStation Platforms

While Tango Gameworks' Hi-Fi Rush leaked earlier, Microsoft just officially announced that Rare's Sea of Thieves and Obsidian's Pentiment and Grounded are coming to PlayStation Platforms. This…

February 21, 2024 | 01:54 EST

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Sea of Thieves Details Quest Table, New Player Experience, and More for Season 11

Rare has released a new Sea of Thieves Season 11 deep dive video, and rather fortuitously, it's got lots of information about the game's new Dive feature, plus all the other stuff that's coming in…

January 19, 2024 | 11:37 EST

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Jet Force Gemini Launches Onto Nintendo Switch Online In December

Nintendo has announced that Rare shooter Jet Force Gemini is heading to Nintendo Switch Online soon. In a post on X (formerly known as Twitter), Nintendo announces that the game will be coming to…

November 22, 2023 | 08:20 EST

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Sea of Thieves Details Guilds Coming in Season 10

Today Rare and Microsoft provided a new look at Guilds, a major new feature coming to the game-as-a-service Sea of Thieves in Season 10. Basically, having a guild is like having your own trading…

October 16, 2023 | 01:21 EDT

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Sea of Thieves' Season 10 Significantly Delayed to October

Sea of Thieves developer Rare announced that it has taken the difficult decision to delay Season 10 of the popular pirate game.  The delay is pretty significant, as the season will be pushed back to…

July 26, 2023 | 10:02 EDT

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Sea of Thieves Will Celebrate Legend of Monkey Island Crossover With Pirate Emporium Cosmetics

Sea of Thieves will soon get one of the most appropriate crossovers in the history of gaming with Legend of Monkey Island, and Rare has revealed that you can dress to impress for the occasion thanks…

July 16, 2023 | 08:58 EDT

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Sea of Thieves Showcases Content Coming With Tomorrow's Update

Today Rare released a new video about its popular game-as-a-service Sea of Thieves, which will receive an update tomorrow, April 13.  The video showcases some of the content that will be included in…

April 12, 2023 | 02:45 EDT

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Sea of Thieves Season 9 Gets Release Date and New Content Aplenty

Today Rare revealed the upcoming new season of its popular game as a service Seas of Thieves.  First of all, we learn that Season 9 will release on March 16, and it will bring a ton of features and…

March 6, 2023 | 03:55 EST

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Sea of Thieves Reveals Halo Cosmetics & Promises "Another Magical Year"

Today Rare published a new video showing off what's coming to its game-as-a-service Sea of Thieves in the near future.  We take a good look at Halo-inspired cosmetics, which come in a full set…

February 15, 2023 | 02:03 EST

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GoldenEye 007 Sneaks Onto Switch Online And Xbox On Friday

Good news, Mr. Bond: we finally have an Xbox and Nintendo Switch Online release date for GoldenEye 007. You can enjoy Rare's classic N64 shooter on Xbox and Switch starting from Friday, so make sure…

January 25, 2023 | 09:30 EST

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Destruction AllStars Developer Joins Rare on Sea of Thieves Development

The developers of the action-driving game Destruction AllStars, Lucid Games, have teamed up with Rare Ltd to further the development of the popular adventure game Sea of Thieves.  A tweet from Lucid…

January 18, 2023 | 03:34 EST

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Sea Of Thieves Devs Show Off New Outfits, Matchmaking Improvements, And More

The first Sea of Thieves news injection for 2023 is here, and Rare is showing off some exciting stuff that's coming to the piratical adventure soon. New features include boosts to matchmaking, a…

January 18, 2023 | 10:15 EST

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Sea of Thieves Return of the Damned Update is Live

Season seven of Sea of Thieves is still underway, and the developers at Rare Ltd have announced yet another update to the game, Return of the Damned. With the update comes some thrilling new…

November 3, 2022 | 02:37 EDT

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Sea of Thieves Season 7 Delayed For Polish

The developers at Rare have announced a Sea of Thieves season 7 delay, which means the next update will be a bit later than expected. They stated that they did so due to "a lot of hidden work to be…

July 15, 2022 | 02:37 EDT

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A Fond Farewell to the Sea Of Thieves Arena

After releasing to mixed critical and fan reception in 2018, Sea of Thieves has blossomed into something far more endearing and worthwhile since launch. You can practically categorize the slow-yet-…

June 6, 2022 | 12:00 EDT

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Sea of Thieves Mysteries Challenge the Game's Community to Solve a Murder

Rare has introduced Sea of Thieves Mysteries, a challenge that tasks the community to use in-game clues and ARG elements to solve a puzzle. Sea of Thieves has just launched its sixth season a couple…

May 17, 2022 | 03:35 EDT

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Sea of Thieves Season 5 Arriving This Week

Sea of Thieves Season 5 is just around the corner, with the latest Season releasing on this Thursday, December 2, 2021. Perhaps the most notable improvement is that players will now be able to bury…

November 29, 2021 | 11:19 EST

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Sea Of Thieves Season 4 Brings New Challenges Galore

The Sea of Thieves Season 4 patch notes have landed. It's bringing with it the new Sunken Kingdom area, which adds new shrines and challenges to complete, as well as new seasonal progression rewards…

September 23, 2021 | 09:51 EDT

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Sea of Thieves: A Pirate's Life Review

E3 press junkets tend to be a publisher's nightmare with regards to leaks – Microsoft being one of the prime candidates.  So I was elated when one of their conference's biggest surprises was Disney's…

August 9, 2021 | 12:00 EDT

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Sea of Thieves Season 2 Start Date Set for Next Week

The Sea of Thieves Season 2 release date has been locked in for next week. We don't know a whole lot about any new content just yet, but one keen-eyed player spotted something interesting in the…

April 6, 2021 | 02:24 EDT

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February Sea of Thieves Update Focuses on Quality of Life

Details on the next Sea of Thieves update have been revealed, including some surprisingly good news — it's had its best month yet since it first launched three years ago. Sea of Thieves is all about…

February 17, 2021 | 04:14 EST

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Sea Of Thieves Season 1 Has Officially Begun

It's official: Sea of Thieves Season 1 has begun, and it's bringing plenty of new content with it as part of this big Sea of Thieves update. You can look forward to new Voyage types, a brand new…

January 28, 2021 | 10:48 EST

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Sea of Thieves Seasons and Premium Plunder Pass Coming Early 2021

Sea of Thieves Seasons are coming in early 2021 in what will be one of the most substantial changes to content delivery for the game, and that's not all — a premium "Plunder Pass" is also coming, too…

December 2, 2020 | 03:19 EST

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Sea of Thieves Dogs Arriving September 9th

Rare has pulled the curtain down on the next Sea of Thieves update, the Vault of the Ancients update, and announced that it will be releasing on September 9th. The Sea of Thieves Vault of the…

September 2, 2020 | 12:03 EDT

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Sea Of Thieves Ashen Winds Update Now Live

The Ashen Winds update for Sea of Thieves is now live across Xbox One and PC. There's a bunch of new stuff available to plunder on the high seas including new Skeleton Captains, some new Pirate…

July 29, 2020 | 10:18 EDT

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Everwild Trailer Shown At Xbox Games Event

During the Xbox Games Show today, Rare revealed a trailer for their upcoming game Everwild, which had been announced last year. It's a new property for the 34-year old studio, whose latest project…

July 23, 2020 | 12:27 EDT

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Sea of Thieves Passes 15 Million Players, 1 Million Copies Sold On Steam

After a very... wavy launch, Sea of Thieves has passed 15 million overall players, with 1 million copies sold on Steam. */ /*-->*/ /*-->*/ It was only 7 months ago in January that there were 10…

July 20, 2020 | 09:41 EDT

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Sea of Thieves Custom Servers Rolling Out in Alpha

Quite a few fans have asked for Sea of Thieves custom servers and Rare is finally delivering on that wish. New information about how custom servers will work has been revealed today, and a lucky few…

June 26, 2020 | 01:10 EDT

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Sea of Thieves Events Get Boosts With Lost Treasures Update

Sea of Thieves events are getting some sweet boosts in a brand-new update that's going live today. The Sea of Thieves Lost Treasures Update is now available and it's giving us a lot of cool…

May 27, 2020 | 02:31 EDT

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Sea of Thieves Ships of Fortune Patch Notes Debut The Reapers

The Sea of Thieves Ships of Fortune patch notes are here after being announced earlier this month! This brand-new update is bringing a lot of fun new things to buy and sell, the most prominent of…

April 22, 2020 | 03:05 EDT

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Sea of Thieves Updates with Ships of Fortune in April

Sea of Thieves has a new monthly update called "Ships of Fortune" scheduled for April 22, and it will include a variety of new features and changes. Players can become an Emissary for trading…

April 7, 2020 | 06:05 EDT

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10 Video Games that Actually Live Up to their License

Licensing has always been a bit of a joke in the games industry. Movies based on games almost always suck, and a lot of games based on movies, comics, and TV shows don’t fare much better. A lot, but…

March 24, 2020 | 11:00 EDT

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Sea of Thieves Update Heart of Fire Adds New Tall Tale, Weapons, and More

Developer Rare revealed this month's Sea of Thieves free content update, the Heart of Fire. The monthly content strategy kicked off in August 2019, and Sea of Thieves regularly received its dose of…

March 12, 2020 | 03:22 EDT

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Sea of Thieves Update Crews of Rage Brings Molten Mayhem to Players

The Sea of Thieves update Crews of Rage has arrived! Check out the newly released Crews of Rage: Official Sea of Thieves Content Update trailer to get a feel for the new goodies on the way…

February 19, 2020 | 02:39 EST

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Rare has a long and rich history, spanning no less than thirty games and thirty years of game development. Yet, here they are again, not sitting on their laurels with the success of Sea Of Thieves.…

December 8, 2019 | 11:18 EST

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Sea of Thieves: The Seabound Soul Unleashes Fire and Ash

The Sea of Thieves: The Seabound Soul update is here and it's brought a boatload of new content into Rare's adventure on the high seas! Starting things off, a brand-new Tall Tale has made its way…

November 21, 2019 | 01:00 EST


Everwild is a Beautifully Serene Game from Rare

Graeme Boyd and Julia Hardy took to the stage to get everyone hyped up for what's to come in X019 and then we jumped into one of our first major announcements. Rare Executive Producer Louise O'Connor…

November 14, 2019 | 03:17 EST

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NYCC 2019: Sea of Thieves Announces The Seabound Soul

As it’s my third year covering New York Comic Con for TechRaptor, it was also my third year attending the wonderfully pirate-y Sea of Thieves panel, this year hosted by Adam Park, Peter Henze, Mike…

October 12, 2019 | 11:46 EDT

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Sea of Thieves

Sea of Thieves brings the dreams of pirates of all ages to life. An online game designed for three to four players but playable in crews of one or two, explore the sea, find treasure, and craft your…

October 12, 2019 | 11:19 EDT

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Sea of Thieves Review

From a conceptual standpoint, Sea of Thieves represents the next frontier of what is possible in gaming. After all, it is a game that revolves around giving the player an enormous amount of freedom.…

March 21, 2018 | 02:00 EDT