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Guardian Con 2019 - Battle for Orlando
In Florida next month for Guardian Con? Sign up to show us your prowess in The Arena!
First Month Findings from The Arena
The spirit of competition has taken hold and we’ve got some of the highlights…
Legendary Sea Dog Commendation Update
We've shifted our stance on this, but the blunderbuss is still achievable by Pirate Legends!
E3 2019 Mixer Invitational - Battle for LA
We're bringing The Arena to E3 2019 and bestowing gold upon one victorious crew!
Community Spotlight - Captain Ballzonia
A picture's worth a thousand words, and we've got some stunners in this Community Spotlight!
Arena Tavern Waiting Time Improvements
Find out more about our efforts to pick up the pace of crew vs. crew play!
Anniversary Update Out Now!
A letter from Executive Producer Joe Neate as the latest update goes live
Anniversary Preview Stream Spectacular!
See all the footage you might have missed on the road to our Anniversary Update...
TwitchCon Europe 2019 Wrap-Up
We took The Arena on tour to Berlin - now you can read about how it all went down!
Sea of Thieves is Going to TwitchCon Europe!
Meet the Rare crew at TwitchCon Europe, from April 13th-14th 2019 in Berlin!
Sea of Thieves Anniversary Update Coming on April 30th!
After a year on the seas, find out what's coming your way and how we're celebrating today!
Supersize Your Spoils on Gold and Glory Weekend!
Take advantage of the Trading Companies' generosity to boost your rank and riches!
Relaunching the Sea of Thieves Insider Programme
Anyone can sign up to play the game early, give feedback and earn rewards!
Sharing the Stories of #SoTAndMe
Enjoy finding out what Sea of Thieves means to its developers and players alike!
Community Spotlight - Carrie
Taking a turn in the Community Spotlight this time is Carrie, also known as Chocmoojoo!
Community Spotlight - Dan and Mia
In this Valentine's Day special, the Spotlight shines on a true Sea of Thieves love story!
Athena’s Fortune Contest Winners
Find out who took the top spots for fan fiction and artwork in our most recent contest!
Tools To Help Reduce Stream Sniping
Our latest update has some options to make life a little easier for Sea of Thieves streamers…
Calling All Hands – Friends Play Free This Week!
Crew up with friends as the Sea of Thieves welcomes new pirates…
Playlists to Take on the Sea of Thieves
Explore hundreds of Spotify tracks curated around a Sea of Thieves theme!
Community Spotlight - Shelby
The Spotlight falls on a Weekly Stream star and real-life animal wrangler!
Shrouded Spoils Creator Contest Winners
It’s time to reveal who took top honours in our most recent Creator Contest!
Update on Sea of Thieves Install Size
A few words from Executive Producer Joe on how we’re fine-tuning the install process
Tavern Tunes - Stitcher’s Sorrow
Cast an ear back to Forsaken Shores and find out about the making of Stitcher Jim's song!
Community Spotlight - Captain Falcore
Time to turn the Spotlight on one of our creative community Captains!
Gilded Gifts from the Pirate Lord
Who wouldn't want a festive stocking full of hard-earned pirate gold?
Set Out in Search of Shrouded Spoils
Discover the riches rolling in with Sea of Thieves' new content update!
Festival of the Damned Creator Contest Winners
The winners of our latest contest have returned from the Ferry. Feast your eyes on the winning submissions!
Community Spotlight - Arianwen
Our latest Community Spotlight settles on a Sea of Thieves-inspired comic artist!
Sea of Thieves at X018
Joe looks back on our live panel and debut trailer for Sea of Thieves: The Arena!
Bilge Rat Adventures: Festival of the Damned
The Ferryman calls… and the Festival of the Damned is live!
Forsaken Challenge Winners
The dust has settled and the winners of our Forsaken Challenge have emerged!
Sea of Thieves at New York Comic Con 2018
Take a trip into the game's expanded universe by way of our NYCC 2018 panel!
Community Spotlight - Jackie
The latest Community Spotlight shines on stream star and travel aficionado Jackie!
Inn-side Story #32 - Visual Effects
Our art never misses a beat - take a look at how we weave VFX into the game!
Inn-side Story #31 - The Devil's Roar
Dig into the design and creation of Sea of Thieves' hottest prospect!
Cargo Runs Come to Sea of Thieves
Boost your reputation by safely transporting goods to their destination!
Tales from the Sea of Thieves: Forsaken Shores
This new bonus page for the Tales book conjures up visions of warmer climes...
Community Spotlight - FrostE
This week the Community Spotlight shines on Sea of Thieves Twitch streamer FrostE!
Sea of Thieves Nominated for Eight Awards
Four Golden Joystick nominations and four at the TIGA Awards!
Join the Sea of Thieves Weekly Stream!
Get some context - and some hype - from our Community Video Manager Jon!
Make Your Way to Forsaken Shores
Hot off the presses, your introduction to Sea of Thieves' next update...
Behind the Scenes #14 - Rowboats
Sometimes there's a need for a smaller boat. Dig in to learn all about the rowboats coming to Sea of Thieves!
Cursed Sails Challenge Winners
Feast your eyes on the winning submissions for our Cursed Sails Challenge!
San Diego Comic-Con 2018 Panel and Diary
Emma explains what the Sea of Thieves team (and Freddie Prinze Jr.) got up to at SDCC!
Shark Week Challenge Winners
Get your spyglass handy and take a closer look at the winning entries from our Shark Week Challenge
Sea of Thieves Celebrates Five Million Players
As stated in the Pirate Code, everyone is welcome on the Sea of Thieves!
Behind the Scenes #13 - The Brigantine
Get an inside look at the making of this new ship coming in Cursed Sails!
Tales from the Sea of Thieves: Cursed Sails
The Tales continue in newly discovered excerpts from Nura the scribe...
Cursed Sails Sighted on the Horizon!
As the trailer arrives for Sea of Thieves' next update, find out what's coming...
Behind the Scenes #11 - Expanded Universe and SDCC 2018
Learn a little more about Sea of Thieves lore and our Comic-Con 2018 plans!
Bilge Rat Adventures: The Sunken Curse
Dip your toe into the waters of the latest Bilge Rat Adventure: The Sunken Curse.
Bilge Rat Adventures: Gunpowder Skeletons
The Bilge Rats have stepped it up! Can you blow this challenge wide open?
E3 2018 Podcast and Developer Roundtable
E3 2018 is over, but we brought back some videos in case you missed out on the fun!
Bilge Rat Adventures: Skeleton Thrones
Find out what you can expect on the first of our Bilge Rat Adventures!
Tavern Tunes - Summon The Megalodon
Merrick's shanty has gone down a treat! Have a listen and read about its creation here.
Inn-side Story #28 - Campaigns and Content
Delve into our content update schemes on the eve of The Hungering Deep!
Find Out What Lies Hidden in The Hungering Deep
A battle-scarred old sea dog shares stories of things to come...
Community Spotlight - Richard
Community Spotlights return with a peek into the world of Deckhand Richard!
Tales from the Tavern - Episode 16
The crew are back and joined by Studio Head Craig Duncan for a post-launch podcast discussion!
Sea of Thieves: Launch Status Update
Running into issues? Here's a breakdown of our top priorities (updated)
Sea of Thieves: Top Feedback Points
Find out what we're doing in response to things our players are saying!
Thank You For Supporting Our Sea of Thieves Voyage
A catch-up on the first week's events with our Studio Head
Sea of Thieves: Museum of More Pirate Trailer
Will you sculpt a legend that deserves to be preserved?
Behind the Scenes #10 - Studio Launch Buzz
Get a sneak peek at the studio's inner workings in the run-up to release!
Sea of Thieves Achievements
Fancy taking a break from treasure-hunting to go achievement-hunting? Read this...
Get the Live Stream Lowdown on Sea of Thieves' Launch
Get bang up to date and join our live Q&A as we enter the last few days!
Presenting… Tales from the Sea of Thieves
Discover more about the Sea of Thieves world with this in-universe journal!
Announcing the Sea of Thieves Final Beta
All you need to know about this last chance to #BeMorePirate before launch!
Presenting... Sea of Thieves: The Comic Series
Follow two rival crews caught up in a race for legendary treasure!
Inn-side Story #25 - Customisation
Join Sam and Ted as they guide you through what customisation looks like in Sea of Thieves!
Inn-side Story #24 - Skeleton Forts
What challenges and rewards will Skeleton Forts present? Dig in to find out!
Behind the Scenes #9 - NPC and Dialogue System
A catch-up on the system powering Sea of Thieves' talkative NPCs!
Developer Update - Lore in Sea of Thieves
Sit down with Design Director Mike and learn more about the lore in Sea of Thieves!
Sea of Thieves for Windows 10 - Let's Talk About Specs
Take a look at the specs for Sea of Thieves on Windows 10!
Tales from the Tavern - Episode 15
Folks from Sea of Thieves' Art team join us for this arty podcast special!
Behind The Scenes #8 - Skeleton AI
Slink behind the scenes and discover more about these bony bandits!
Sea of Thieves Closed Beta: Studio Update
An update on the status of the Sea of Thieves Closed Beta.
Sea of Thieves Closed Beta: Meet the Gold Hoarders
How to earn your share of that cold hard voyage coinage
Sea of Thieves Design an Achievement Contest
In case you needed one more reason to take part in the Closed Beta!
Sea of Thieves Available at Launch Through Xbox Game Pass
Giving you even more ways to take to the seas
Jump Between Devices During Our Closed Beta With Xbox Play Anywhere
Play on Xbox One, Windows 10 PC or both in the Sea of Thieves Closed Beta!
Tales from the Tavern - Episode 14
Studio Head Craig Duncan joins the podcast crew to discuss our journey to launch!
A Deep Dive Into The Sea Of Thieves Controller!
Get better acquainted with the Sea of Thieves Xbox One controller!
Sea of Thieves Closed Beta FAQ
Got some questions about the Sea of Thieves Closed Beta? You've come to the right place!
Developer Gameplay #7 – "All Aboard the Party Boat!"
Almost a whole HOUR of Sea of Thieves Developer Gameplay!
Sea of Thieves Coming March 20th 2018 - Pre-Order Now!
Release date announced, pre-orders unleashed and fresh content added to the website!
Sea of Thieves Insider Programme FAQ
Got some questions about our Sea of Thieves Insider Programme? Find some answers here!
Developer Gameplay #6 - "This Is Not Going To End Well"
Our devs take to small ships and pair up to do battle against a galleon!
Official Sea of Thieves #BeMorePirate Trailer
We're celebrating what it means to be a pirate in our new tagline dropping trailer!
Community Spotlight - Matheus
Sea of Thieves superfan Matheus talks to us about creating a home for Brazilian buccaneers!
Inn-side Story #23 - Small Ship
Sit down with Senior Designers Shelley and Andy as they talk all things small ships!
Sea of Thieves Technical Alpha Update - Smooth Sailing
New options on offer for your ocean-bound odyssey!
Tales from the Tavern - Episode 13
Join the Sea of Thieves team and fan favourite pup Kato as they talk about all the latest Sea of Thieves goodness!
Presenting... The Art of Sea of Thieves
Never-before-seen artwork from Rare in a gorgeous hardback volume!
Sea of Thieves at New York Comic Con 2017
Find out all about the new features introduced at our NYCC 2017 panel!
Behind the Scenes #6 - Non-Verbal Communications
Not much of a talker? We’ve got you covered! Take a look at the alternative options in Sea of Thieves.
Community Spotlight - Tom
Find out more about the Sea of Thieves Forum regular known for his memes and memorable internet alias!
Tavern Tunes - The Voyage of the Secret Shrine
Immerse yourself in the soundtrack to our E3 2017 Gameplay Walkthrough!
Top 10 Things You Need To Know About Sea of Thieves... So Far
Got gaps in your pirate knowledge? We'll help you board them up!
Tales from the Tavern - Episode 12
Get the latest updates from our merry band of marauding devs after their Gamescom 2017 adventures!
Community Spotlight - Paul (DuMy2008)
Charitable corsair DuMy tells us all about his contributions to the Sea of Thieves community!
Developer Gameplay #5 - "Pirate Olympics"
Watch as our devs compete against another crew! Who will win the treasure?
Emma's Week at Gamescom 2017
Read more about our Community Captain Emma's adventures at this year's Gamescom!
Inn-side Stories #20 and #21: Windows 10 and Cross Play
Get the latest Inn-side scoops on Sea of Thieves for Windows 10 PC!
Announcing the Gamescom Sea of Thieves Technical Alpha Play Session
We've got some special news to share about our latest Sea of Thieves Technical Alpha play session!
Design Deep Dive - Cross Play
Hot off our cross play announcement, PC Design Lead Ted Timmins dives deeper into this highly anticipated feature!
Tales from the Tavern - Episode 11
Catch up with the the Sea of Thieves team and Rare pup Kato on the latest from the studio and aspirations for Gamescom 2017!
Behind the Scenes #5 - Revisiting Gunplay
Get a more in-depth look into what the team has been doing to improve gunplay in Sea of Thieves!
Developer Gameplay #4 - "Four Feathers"
Find out how our engineering crew fares in their search for four feathers!