Tavern Tunes - The Voyage of the Secret Shrine
Immerse yourself in the soundtrack to our E3 2017 Gameplay Walkthrough!Read More
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!
Inn-side Story #19 - A Game That's Great to Watch
Gregg and Joe on the road to shareable success... plus prototype footage!
Tales from the Tavern - Episode 10
Gather plenty of E3 insights and highlights from the experiences of our panel of pirates!
E3 2017 - Play Session Highlights
A flood of footage from press and creators becoming pirate legends at E3!
Community Spotlight - Mason
Meet Mason, the man who played over 20 hours of Sea of Thieves in one day!
Sea of Thieves Arrives at E3 2017
We've dropped anchor at E3 with another suite of Sea of Thieves treats!
PC Technical Alpha - Developer Blog
Senior Software Engineer Ian sheds some light on the work that went into our first PC Technical Alpha.
Behind the Scenes #4 - Live Campaigns
Discover more about our approach to time-limited events in Sea of Thieves!
Behind the Scenes #3 - PC
Uncover more PC plunder and find out what features we're currently working on for Sea of Thieves on Windows 10!
Community Spotlight - TwoAngryGamers
Adam from TwoAngryGamers TV tells us what goes into working as a streaming duo!
Tales from the Tavern - Episode 9
Get updates from the team on Sea of Thieves' PC development, Phil Spencer's visit and an array of animals!
Announcing Our Windows 10 Technical Alpha!
Grab your mouse and keyboard and get ready to set sail in the Sea of Thieves Technical Alpha!
Inn-side Story #15 - Phil Spencer in the Tavern!
Xbox Head Phil Spencer talks with Studio Head Craig Duncan about his time sailing the Sea of Thieves!
Community Spotlight - Riley
Find out how Deckhand Riley brings a little bit of customer care know-how to forum moderation.
Artist Spotlight - The Making of a Real Life Blunderbuss Prop
Get a closer look at the handmade blunderbuss in our tavern!
Developer Gameplay Video #3 - "We Look Like a Bunch of Tourists"
Our devs crew up with some brave buccaneers from Xbox including Phil Spencer!
Inn-side Story #14 - Resources
Mike and Shelley from our Design team show how limited resources impact gameplay!
Tales from the Tavern - Episode 8
Emma takes on hosting solo and gets the latest Sea of Thieves updates from Joe, Mike, Bobby and Christina!
Community Spotlight - Arekkz Gaming
Get to know the ins and outs of YouTube from Alex of Arekkz Gaming!
Behind the Scenes #2 - Feedback
Learn more about how we're factoring in feedback from the community!
Community Spotlight - Dilly
See what Forums veteran turned-Deckhand DILLIGAF has to say about Sea of Thieves and community moderation.
Tales from the Tavern - Episode 7
Jon and Emma talk about all the latest Sea of Thieves updates with Joe, Mike and Christina!
Community Spotlight - Shane
Meet Shane, father, Deckhand and a connoisseur of flavours of the sour kind!
The Yogscast Take to the Sea of Thieves!
The Yogscast crew visit the studio and test their pirating skills on the Sea of Thieves!
Developer Gameplay Video #2 - "This Is Unacceptable!"
See our dev team get up to more Sea of Thieves shenanigans in our Technical Alpha!
Community Spotlight - Kat
Kat tells us about how a love for Pirate games brought her to the Sea of Thieves community.
Sea of Thieves Technical Alpha Update 0.1.1 - Taming New Seas
See what new dangers and adventures await you in our Technical Alpha Update!
Community Spotlight - Ron
Meet United States Marine Corps veteran and hardcore Sea of Thieves fan, Ron!
Tales from the Tavern - Ep6
Jon and Emma talk all about our Technical Alpha with Joe, Mike and special guest Graeme Boyd!
Tales from the Tavern - Episode 6
Jon and Emma talk all about our Technical Alpha with Joe, Mike and special guest Graeme Boyd!
Developer Gameplay Video #1 - We Come Bearing Gifts
See our devs get up to some high seas hijinks in the Technical Alpha!
Community Spotlight - Whitney
The first Community Spotlight of 2017 features our Technical Alpha's deadliest player!
Inn-side Story Video #11 - Acting on Feedback
Find out how your feedback helps us shape Sea of Thieves!
Inn-side Story Video #10 - Co-op Gameplay
Discover some of the ways you can cooperate with your crew in our latest video!
Tales from the Tavern - Episode 5
Special guests join Jon and Emma in the tavern for our final podcast episode of the year!
Community Spotlight - Josh
Our last spotlight of the year features experienced community moderator Josh!
Announcing the Sea of Thieves Technical Alpha
Get more info on setting sail with the Sea of Thieves Technical Alpha!
Short Haul #8 - Building Outposts
Find out what goes into hand-crafting the outposts in Sea of Thieves!
Sea of Thieves Insider Programme FAQ
Got some questions about our Sea of Thieves Insider Programme? Find some answers here!
Become a Sea of Thieves Insider!
Join the Sea of Thieves Insider Programme, help steer the course of the game and put yourself in the running to play it early!
Community Spotlight - Rodrigo
Find out more about animator, artist and Play It First contest winner Rodrigo in this spotlight!
Tales from the Tavern - Episode 4
Jon and Emma catch up with the Sea of Thieves team as they chat about our internal alpha, audio experience and more!
Inn-side Story Video #7 - A World in Motion
Find out how our Art team instils life into Sea of Thieves' world!
Community Spotlight - Olivier
Meet the Rare fan who took Sea of Thieves hype to the next level in today's Community Spotlight.
Short Haul Video #6 - Sounds of the Ship
Explore the sounds of the ship with our Audio Director, Jon V!
Inn-side Story Video #6 - Sounds of the Land and Sea
Our audio team uncovers some of the secrets of sound effects in Sea of Thieves!
Community Spotlight - Alex
In today's spotlight, we catch up with Rare fan and professional dancer Alex.
Tales from the Tavern Podcast - Episode 3
Our hosts Jon and Emma welcome six guests to the tavern table and catch up what the team's been doing!
Inn-side Story Video #5 - A Signature Soundtrack
Discover more about Sea of Thieves' signature sound!
Short Haul Video #4 - Visual Effects
Take a 60-second time out to soak in the visual effects of Sea of Thieves!
Inn-side Story Video #4 - Let There Be Light
Our Art Team sheds more light on the lighting effects in Sea of Thieves.
Short Haul Video #3 - Creating Clouds
Our Technical Art team tackles the challenges of making fluffy clouds in 3D!
Tales from the Tavern Podcast - Episode 2
In our next podcast, Jon and Emma sit down with Joe, Mike and Ted.
Sea of Thieves - A Week at Gamescom
Get a glimpse into Sea of Thieves' showing by sneaking a peek into Emma's Gamescom journal!
Short Haul Video #2 - Aboard the Ship
Find out just some of the ways your crew will interact with each other aboard your ship in Sea of Thieves!
Tales from the Tavern Podcast - Episode 1
Emma and Jon from the Community Team sit down with Joe, Andy and Mike.
Community Spotlight - John
Check out what John from Sea of Thieves fansite The Crow's Nest had to say about why history and videogames are a big part of his life.
A Closer Look at the Art of Adventure
Turn an observant eye on some of the art shown during our SDCC panel.
Short Haul Video #1 - Instruments
Learn more about Sea of Thieves' instruments in our new one minute video series!
Community Spotlight - Jephren
Find out more about Jephren from Rare & Friends in this community spotlight!
Sea of Thieves and the Art of Adventure
Watch the full Sea of Thieves panel from San Diego Comic-Con 2016!
Sea of Thieves - San Diego Comic Con 2016 Preview
Here's a look at what to expect from Sea of Thieves at SDCC2016!
Tavern Tunes - We Shall Sail Together
Composer Robin Beanland tells us more about the song in the Sea of Thieves Cinematic Trailer.
Sea of Thieves - A Week At E3
Cameron from the Rare Community Team recounts his impressions of E3 2016.
Sea of Thieves Official E3 FAQ
Since our showing at E3 2016, we've been getting loads of questions! Find some answers here.
Sea of Thieves Sails into E3 2016
Take a look at the stunning new Cinematic and Gameplay Trailers shown at E3 2016!
From the Captain: A Perplexing Puzzler
Captain Bones accrues another cryptic puzzle for the crew to ponder.
Community Spotlight - Paul of Rare Gamer
Paul of Rare Gamer takes to the stage for our next community spotlight.
From The Captain: Secluded Beach Concept
Captain Bones continues to taunt us with alluring artwork of a new seaside location.
Community Spotlight - Sebastian
Meet the mind behind Sea of Thieves Central - Sebastian, also known as Paladin Topaz.
Sea of Thieves - Play It First Contest Results
It's been two months since we launched our Play It First contest and now it's time to announce the results!
From the Captain - Secret Cave Concept
Captain Bones continues his tradition of weekly teases with some brand new artwork.
Community Spotlight - DK Vine
We've got a double dose of details on the DK Vine duo in our next Community Spotlight.
Play It First: Contest Round Up #3
Take a look at another batch of some of our Play It First contest entries.
From the Captain: Welcome to Paradise
Captain Bones decides to taunt us with sea and sunshine in his latest tease.
Community Spotlight - IOnEI_Falcon
Find out all about Amir, otherwise known as IOnEI_Falcon, one of Rare's biggest fans.
Play It First: Contest Round Up #2
Looking for some creative inspiration for your Play It First entry? We've got you covered in this round up!
PC Game Design Specialist Role
Sea of Thieves Lead Designer, Mike Chapman, gives the rundown on our PC Game Design Specialist vacancy.
Play It First: Contest Round Up
Take a look at just some of the entries that have flooded in over the past two weeks.
Sea of Thieves Contest FAQ
We've put together some answers to your most burning competition questions.
From the Captain: The Gold Skelly
Captain Bones shows us a great example of when gold hoarding goes a step too far.
Sea of Thieves - Play it First Fan Contest
We're looking for the first fans in the world to play the game, and it could be you.
Talk Like a Pirate Day 2015
As far as holidays go, we here on the Sea of Thieves team believe that September 19 takes the cake.
From the Captain - Solve This Skull Scratcher
What's this? More treats from the Captain that may leave your head in a spin.
From the Captain: Rat Concept
Captain Bones shares the goods again this week with some pint sized concept art.
From the Captain: A Welcoming Riddle
No good, two-timing skeletal developer Captain Bones has posted a new Sea of Thieves riddle this week.