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Sunday, July 25, 2021

Game believed dead sets groundbreaking record

Image source: Rare (background); Mike Harrington / Getty Images (foreground)

Many thought this open-world game was dead. On the game's third birthday, Microsoft has announced that this is not true.

Sea of ​​Thieves

“Three years full of adventure. 20 million players. So much grog. Thank you, pirates, to you! " – This is how Microsoft celebrates one of its games via Twitter. To celebrate the day you will be presented with in-game rewards, and even bonuses exclusive merch thrown at. Many thought the game in question was dead for some time. You have probably already guessed which game this is about.

Sea of ​​Thieves is celebrating its birthday – you get the presents

Rare pirate adventure Sea of ​​Thieves is celebrating its third birthday. To celebrate the day, Microsoft also publishes the number of players – an impressive 20 million. Almost a year ago, the game had just cracked the 15 million mark. Some players are surprised. After all, there is not much going on on the servers, many of which have already written off Sea of ​​Thieves.

The driving force behind these high numbers of players could be the Xbox Game Pass in which the game is included. Nevertheless – the player numbers are most likely not for active players, but only for accounts that have been created.

If you don't have a Game Pass yet, check out the one-month Xbox Game Pass membership on Amazon:

What's in store for the Sea of ​​Thieves Anniversary?

In addition to various bonuses, you can get yourself for free the sails of the wealthy captain when you log into the game between March 18th and March 25th. There is also a wave for all gamepass owners a new emote, if you play Sea of ​​Thieves this weekend. And it's worth it! Among other things, you can get double gold rewards, experience points and reputation from the Handelsbund. This promotion ends on March 22nd. For true hardcore fans there is also the free web comic "Sea of ​​Thieves # 1: Champion of Souls" and anniversary merch to get hold of.