Sea of Thieves

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Game requires Xbox Live Gold (sold separately)


Sea of Thieves offers the essential pirate experience, packed to the seams with sailing and exploring, fighting and plundering, riddle solving and treasure hunting – everything you need to live the pirate life you’ve always dreamed about. With no set roles, you have complete freedom to approach the world, and other players, however you choose.

What's new with Sea of Thieves

  • The Arena
  • Forsaken Shores
  • Cursed Sails
  • The Hungering Deep
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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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Set sail with the next generation of live game streaming.

Mixer is the only next gen streaming service that offers viewers real-time influence and participation in live game streams.

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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 any sail on the horizon could mean 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.

4K: 4K Ultra HD not available on the Xbox One or Xbox One S consoles.

HDR: HDR functionality available with supported games and TVs.

Xbox One X Enhanced: Enhanced features for Xbox One X subject to release of a content update. Games information at

Xbox Play Anywhere: Play Anywhere on the Xbox One or Windows 10 PC; PC hardware requirements may vary for games on Windows 10.

Additional information

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  • 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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Buy on disc or download

Packed to the seams with sailing and exploring, fighting and plundering, riddle solving and treasure hunting, Sea of Thieves has everything you need to live the pirate life you’ve always dreamed about.

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Xbox One S Sea of Thieves 1TB console bundle

Embark on a high seas adventure on Xbox One S

Weigh anchor with the Xbox One S Sea of Thieves Bundle, featuring a full-game download, 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray™, 4K video streaming, High Dynamic Range, and an Xbox wireless controller.


Elevate your game

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Xbox Wireless Controller

The best controller just got even better

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Xbox One Play & Charge Kit

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Xbox Elite Wireless Controller

Which one is yours?

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