Published On: Tue, Feb 20th, 2018

‘Sea Of Thieves’ Poised To Become First Xbox Cross-Play Hit

A pirate blasts a banana eating skeleton in Sea of Thieves for the Xbox One and Windows 10.

Sea of Thieves has been garnering massive amounts of praise through a closed beta and a scale test this past weekend. The open-sea multiplayer co-op title has been praised for its ability to promote player-driven shenanigans on both the Xbox One and PC. However, the draw from the PC side of the equation may be the most surprising yet and sets the stage for Rare’s latest ditty to be a breakout Xbox Play Anywhere hit.

Ted Simmons did a presentation at the PC Gamer Weekend conference this past weekend where he discussed Sea of Thieves and the importance of certain features while building the PC version of the title. He also revealed a surprising statistic toward the end of his presentation. Fully 35 percent of the closed beta participants played on PC. This increased to 50 percent of the player base playing on PC during the recent scale test.

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‘Sea Of Thieves’ Poised To Become First Xbox Cross-Play Hit