Sea of Thieves’ first-year anniversary celebrations continue this week across a pair of videos from Rare. Up first is Joe Neate on the official developer update video, primarily answering player questions about the latest patches. Neate begins with a bit of a downer: It sounds like pets won’t be in the “mega update” that’s still on deck. Apparently, the quality just isn’t there yet.
He also addresses the tall tales content, which is intended to combine the shared world with storylines, the first of which is Shores of Gold. Crossplay, however, won’t make it into this mega patch; expect it closer to May. In fact, it sounds as if everyone at the studio is working on the anniversary update, presumably excepting the people working on the content being held back.
Finally, there’s the annual review video, which recaps the game’s content rollouts and developer playthrough videos since launch.