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Rare reveals if the 8 things we want from Sea of Thieves will be there at launch

Samuel Roberts
 

A couple of weeks ago, Tyler and Chris summed up the eight things they'd like to see in Sea of Thieves at launch. Like them, I enjoyed the basics of Rare's pirate game and wondered if it would have enough meat on its bones to keep people playing long after launch—as fun as it may or may not be to lock someone in the brig. During a trip to the studio last week, I learned more about the kraken, trading companies and the endgame at launch, which you can read about here.

Below, I asked design director Mike Chapman if the eight specific things we want from Sea of Thieves will make it into the game when it releases on 20 March. And the answer is, about half of them will. Here's what he had to say about each one, with an additional contribution from Rare's Ted Timmins on a more PC-specific subject.

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