Just much like the pirate inside above in-game screenshot, Rare finally has land in sight under the guise of Sea of Thieves’ upcoming release date, now pinned for March 20th on Windows 10 PC and Xbox One. In after that be one of the latest pre-launch interviews for the team, Rare’s Joe Neate was featured within the latest Xbox: The Official Magazine (March 2018, issue 161) which became that you could buy.
The Executive Producer for Sea of Thieves stated that Rare seamless comfort about the launch offering and so they continues to involve the neighborhood within the ongoing development even “way following the release”.
Some of your toughest conversations are as to what should make it for launch. We expect good about our launch offering, and that Sea of Thieves provides an experience unlike any other. Additionally we feel great about precisely how we will grow and evolve the sport. Launch is the start, and i am so excited to begin this journey for real. For now, we remain focused on the launch experience, and we’re committed to ensuring players have a great initial experience, and we’ll transition into our post-launch roadmap of features.
They [the community] have been a big part. We knew from the start we needed to generate a community within the game, and do this we would have liked to be as open as you possibly can with the development and decision-making.
We’ll perform same manner beyond launch, and strive to take feedback from a community on what we have been doing in this area. They’re an first to inform us if nobody is sharing enough information or rationale behind our decisions, so we love that they keep us honest.
Neate also commented regarding how Microsoft’s Xbox One X console will run Sea of Thieves (the beta build wasn’t enhanced) on March 20th.
We were always well-prepared for the Xbox One X version. We had already done numerous are employed in regards to 4K assets and HDR lighting due to our work towards development version, as a result it was pretty smooth to merely obtain it all set. Now we’ve pushed it pretty far, with all the game running in native 4K, supporting HDR, with high-resolution textures and shadows and support for Dolby Atmos.
In related Sea of Thieves news, below you can find a new video posted yesterday which delves slightly within the game’s lore. Up to date datamining shenanigans have likewise suggested that an Open Beta may be as you go along, though there’s no official word for this topic yet.