It's getting closer! The Sea of Thieves launch is on the horizon for early 2018 and as we make the approach, now's a great time to talk about what you can expect from the Sea of Thieves Insider Programme between now and then.

To all of you who signed up before December, thank you! By getting involved in the Insider Programme you've been crucial in laying the foundations of Sea of Thieves for future pirates everywhere! Rest assured all players who’ve signed up for the Insider Programme before 9am GMT on December 1st can expect an invitation to the Technical Alpha in the coming weeks and a chance to play Sea of Thieves before the year is out.

Haven't signed up yet? Fear not. There's still plenty left to enjoy when you become a Sea of Thieves Insider. From now until launch Insiders old and new will be treated to a treasure trove of exclusive sneak peeks, developer updates, competitions and much more! It's the best place for you to get the news for all things Sea of Thieves! Make sure you don't miss out on the spoils by joining the ranks of the ever-growing community today.

We look forward to having you on board!