pirates of the burning sea

Official Site: Pirates of the Burning Sea
Studio: Portalus Games
Launch Date: January 22, 2008
Genre: Historical Fantasy Sandbox
Business Model: F2P (Cash Shop)
Platform: PC

Pirates of the Burning Sea gains another month of life thanks to community and dev efforts

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Players are apparently trying to save Pirates of the Burning Sea, so Portalus delayed its sunset

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Pirates of the Burning Sea is closing down, but the community might be able to save it

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Whatever happened to Pirates of the Burning Sea, Pirates of the Caribbean Online, and Puzzle Pirates?

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