Sea of Thieves is taking in-game pirate shanties seriously


Should pirate music played by pirates sound like a professional orchestra? Nope! Nor will it in Rare’s Sea of Thieves. Head of Music Robin Beanland and Audio Director Jon Vincent have a dev video out today for all the music geeks in the audience. They discuss how they salvaged a bunch of old, rickety, folk instruments (like a concertina), actual animal bones (for the rhythm bones), and a custom-made hurdy-gurdy to create the sound of the music in the pirate-themed MMO, including the music the players will make themselves. Listen along below!

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