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Separator, skull and sword

Shared world

Shared-World Adventure Game created by Rare Ltd. Be the pirates you want to be in a shared world filled with real players.

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True cooperative gameplay

It’s your crew VS the world.

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Immersive action and adventure

A rich, fantastical world of unspoiled islands, monsters and mythical creatures.

Seek out treasure and adventure

Sail together on voyages to distant shores on the hunt for riches and renown. Unravel ancient riddles, face off against hordes of monstrous creatures or plunder from other pirate crews – the choice is yours!

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Game details

A Shared-World Adventure Game that lets you be the pirate you’ve always dreamed of in a world of danger and discovery. Explore a vast ocean where every sail on the horizon means a ship filled with real players who may be friends or foes. Form a crew and voyage to treasure-filled islands, face legendary creatures and test your mettle in epic ship battles against other pirates.

Additional information

  • Publisher
  • Microsoft Studios
  • Developer
  • Rare
  • Genre
  • Action-adventure
  • Platforms
  • Xbox One and Windows 10
  • Release date
  • 20 March 2018

System requirements

OS Windows 10 Anniversary
Processor Intel Q9450 @2.6 GHz or AMD Phenom II X6 @ 3.3 GHz
GPU NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 or AMD Radeon 7750
DirectX 11
OS Windows 10 Anniversary
Processor Intel i5 4690 @ 3.5 GHz or AMD FX-8150 @ 3.6 GHz
GPU NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770 or AMD Radeon R9 380x
DirectX 11
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Standard Edition

Pre-order Sea of Thieves and you’ll receive the exclusive Black Dog Pack (containing stylish clothing and items with unique, spectacular designs).**

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