sea of thieves

Official Site: Sea of Thieves
Studio: Rare
Launch Date: March 20, 2018
Business Model: B2P (Cash Shop)
Platform: PC, Console

Sea of Thieves turns to the hurdy-gurdy for period music

Creating that "authentic" pirate sound is a challenge for Sea of Thieves' soundtrack. In a new Short Haul video, Composer Robin Beanland shows...

Perfect Ten: MMORPGs with vehicle avatars

When you take a step back and look at the broad MMO genre, you see some common threads that run through most games. One...

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...

Sea of Thieves shares insights into its visual effects

Sea of Thieves continues its theme of looking at the game's graphics in its Short Haul video series. This week's topic? Visual effects...

The MOP Up: The Division opens its public test server (September 25, 2016)

The MMO industry moves along at the speed of information, and sometimes we’re deluged with so much news here at Massively Overpowered that some...
Bored for the bored god.

Betawatch: Eternal Crusade hits launch (September 23, 2016)

You know, it's kind of weird to think that Eternal Crusade has actually launched. It seemed as if it would forever be...

Sea of Thieves shines a light on its environments

First there was realistic water. Then there were fluffy clouds. And now, Sea of Thieves is proud to present its glorious...

Sea of Thieves is proud of its fluffy clouds

Pirates in Sea of Thieves might be traveling on the game's gorgeous water for the most part, but it will always be...

Sea of Thieves wants to show, not tell, during development

"We want people to be hyped, but we want people to be hyped for the right reasons." As development rolls forward with Sea of...

Sea of Thieves podcast talks about Gamescom and community questions

The wise sailor knows that a salty pirate is nothing if not long-winded, especially if you provide enough grog. So for the second episode...

Sea of Thieves sees Xbox and PC as ‘equal partners’

When Sea of Thieves releases, it won't just be on console; Rare is developing the game for both the Xbox One and Windows...

Sea of Thieves will give pirates musical instruments to fill the time

Pirates don't just live by the code of the sword and skull; sometimes a good buccaneer likes to fill his or her day with...

Sea of Thieves video helps you get a handle on the game concept

Did you read our Sea of Thieves E3 interview and come out with more questions than you had going into it? Are you...

Sea of Thieves shies away from friendly fire and permanent loss

Rare is still feeling out the "emergent world" of Sea of Thieves as the game nears its closed beta testing phase.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 70: E to the three

Justin and Bree discuss E3, STO, ESO One Tamriel, GW2, UO, Sea of Thieves, Dual Universe, WoW, Marvel Heroes, Camelot Unchained, and four sunsets, with mailbag questions on gameplay tension and MH team-ups.

E3 2016: Sea of Thieves is much more than pirate ship PvP (and might just be an MMO)

It's been awhile since I've been excited for a Rare game, but pirate-themed, multiplayer sailing-and-swashbuckling game Sea of Thieves took hold of me just based on...

E3 2016: Sea of Thieves releases cinematic and gameplay trailers

First announced back at least year's E3, Sea of Thieves has emerged with two brand-new trailers at this year's event: a cinematic...
You were never real after all.

Betawatch: EverQuest Next is gone, Landmark is launching (March 11, 2016)

We cannot wave farewell to EverQuest Next in this column because it's never actually been in testing. We will be able to wave...
Well, all right, then.

Sea of Thieves starts a fan contest to play the game before anyone else

If you've managed to forget what happened at E3 last year, recall that Rare announced that it was making a shared-world pirate game titled...

The MOP Up: Evil Island edition

The MMO industry moves along at the speed of information, and sometimes we're deluged with so much news here at Massively Overpowered that some...

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