Sea of Thieves Season One Begins January 28

Sea of Thieves

Rare has announced that Sea of Thieves will be switching their regular content schedule with a new three month “season”. Each season will also include a new Battle Pass progression called the Plunder Pass.

The new seasonal content system was announced during a Sea of Thieves news video in December of last year. You can find the video below (information about the seasonal content begins at 4:40).

The new seasonal content system will include a Battle Pass. Players of games like Destiny 2 and Dead By Daylight will be familiar with how Battle Passes work.

Players will be put on a track that rewards some sort of “experience” to progress along it. As players progress they’ll unlock new cosmetics and perks.

Players will have the option to purchase a “Plunder Pass” for exclusive rewards in addition to the free rewards available on the seasonal experience track.

You can find the full rundown on the game (via Steam) below.

About the Game
Sea of Thieves offers the essential pirate experience, from sailing and fighting to exploring and looting – everything you need to live the pirate life and become a legend in your own right. With no set roles, you have complete freedom to approach the world, and other players, however you choose.
Whether you’re voyaging as a group or sailing solo, you’re bound to encounter other crews in this shared world adventure – but will they be friends or foes, and how will you respond?

A Vast Open World
Explore a vast open world filled with unspoiled islands, sunken ships and mysterious artefacts. Take on quests to hunt for lost treasure, seek out cursed Skeleton Captains or gather valuable cargo for the Trading Companies. Go hunting and fishing or choose from hundreds of optional goals and side-quests.

Unforgettable stories
Play through the Tall Tales to experience Sea of Thieves’ unique take on a story-driven campaign. With 11 tales to play through across two epic storylines, these immersive and cinematic quests provide around 30 hours of the ultimate pirate fantasy.

Become Legend
On your journey to become a Pirate Legend you’ll amass loot, build a reputation and define a unique personal style with your hard-earned rewards. Adventurer. Explorer. Conqueror. What will your legend be?

A Game That’s Always Growing
With five major expansions and almost a year’s worth of monthly updates, Sea of Thieves is a service-based game that is continually growing and evolving. Check back each month to see what new content has been added.

The first season for Sea of Thieves will begin on January 28th. You can check out our review of Sea of Thieves here (we recommend it!)


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