It’s been slightly over every week since Sea of Thieves launched for Xbox One and PC. While it hasn’t been fully easy crusing for the bold pirate sport thus far on account of some early server and efficiency points, the title is already proving to be a hit for Microsoft.
In addition to topping the UK gross sales chart in its first week in the marketplace, developer Rare revealed that Sea of Thieves is Microsoft’s fastest-selling new IP this technology. Moreover, the sport has already achieved a powerful milestone, surpassing two million gamers just a few days after it managed to achieve a million in its first 48 hours. That does not essentially imply the sport has bought two million copies, nonetheless, as additionally it is free to play for Xbox Game Pass subscribers.
“We’ve additionally been blown away by how the sport has purchased gamers collectively,” Rare stated in a thank-you message to followers. “More than half of one million new Xbox Live friendships have been cast up to now and over 400,000 gamers have joined an Xbox Club to search out pirates to share tales with.
“We know the response has led to some scale challenges and uncovered some bugs now we have addressed and can proceed to handle. Please know that the workforce at Rare is working onerous to deal with any player-impacting points and that is our primary precedence.”
Rare deployed Sea of Thieves’ first replace earlier this week, which primarily made efficiency enhancements and addressed an extended record of bugs. However, the sport was briefly rendered unplayable on Xbox Game Pass following the replace, though that challenge has since been resolved.
Sea of Thieves is now out there on Xbox One and PC. You can learn extra concerning the title in GameSpot’s Sea of Thieves overview. If you are trying to dive into the title, make sure to take a look at our newbie’s information and ideas you need to know earlier than beginning.