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  • Summary: Be The Pirate You Want To Be - With musket loaded and grog in hand, the freedom of the pirate life awaits. What will your legend be? An epic multiplayer adventure. Crew up and set sail on memorable voyages. Make and break your pirates' code on the Sea of Thieves. A treacherous shared world.Be The Pirate You Want To Be - With musket loaded and grog in hand, the freedom of the pirate life awaits. What will your legend be? An epic multiplayer adventure. Crew up and set sail on memorable voyages. Make and break your pirates' code on the Sea of Thieves. A treacherous shared world. Plot your course and set sail for hidden riches. Navigate the perils of a fantastical world and the danger of rival crews. Expand
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 21 out of 71
  2. Negative: 2 out of 71
  1. Mar 23, 2018
    90
    Sea of thieves is one of a kind, a very rare game that will be a sea of joy for some, and a strange and empty game, that lack some of the basics of modern games for others. For me it's a total success, a game that has filled the hours I've spend playing it with plenty of unforgettable moments.
  2. Mar 27, 2018
    80
    Rare have been clear about their goal of wanting players to create their own stories within Sea of Thieves, and it is safe to say they’ve succeeded. Let’s hope they can keep the ship on course.
  3. Mar 23, 2018
    78
    Sea of Thieves shines most brightly when playing with friends. The gameplay is both fun and accessible, and the technical aspects of the game are truly wonderful, but everything is weighed down by the lack of additional content and greater variety.
  4. Mar 23, 2018
    70
    Having fun in Sea of Thieves is a slow burn at the moment. Most of the game involves you just chilling on your ship while looking for other pirates to steal from, or for the raids to start. It’s not a game that you can play every single day for hours on end, and most people will certainly tire of it after seeing all of the PvE content available now. Even so, Sea of Thieves is incredible in the way you can interact with players and be whatever kind of pirate you want to be.
  5. Mar 27, 2018
    70
    Sea of Thieves is a game with great potential, but it's undermined by a lack of variety and depth. Meditative alone, fascinating and epic in multiplayer, the navigation experience provided by Rare is truly unique and brilliant. On the other hand, the extreme freedom given to the player cannot be fulfilled because of clumsy boots on the ground mechanics and a quest structure that is far too repetitive.
  6. 60
    Though it looks stunning and is an impressive achievement in open world multiplayer gaming, a lack of variety and completely frustrating single-player mode keeps Sea of Thieves from staying afloat.
  7. Mar 25, 2018
    40
    Perhaps the least forgivable aspect for me, given my love of exploration and discovery in games like these, is that all the islands feel the same. For Sea of Thieves to be a truly unforgettable experience for me I’d have liked to have seen islands and archipelagos that feel lovingly crafted with supreme attention to detail. What we have instead is a map that feels like Rare turned “Generate Game” on once and just ran with what the creator spat out. This, more than anything else, saddens me as it makes things feel even less devoid of life. Islands are too spread out, too samey and too uninteresting leaving the player with a, “seen one, seen them all” feeling.

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  1. May 20, 2018
    10
    no me esperaba encontrarme con semejante juego , único en su estilo , la verdad estoy encantado con este juego
  2. Mar 22, 2018
    10
    I've been playing with friends and having such an awesome time. Terrific game. Hats off to Rare for creating something truly unique and special.
  3. Mar 20, 2018
    10
    The best multiplayer experience I ever had. The great sandbox game. Very funny and excited playing with friends. Beautiful graphic and veryThe best multiplayer experience I ever had. The great sandbox game. Very funny and excited playing with friends. Beautiful graphic and very good optimization. I hope this project will get more new features and content for many years. Strongly recomended for good evenigs with yours friends! Expand
  4. Mar 24, 2018
    6
    Sea of Thieves offers a largely explorable area with visuals that provide a cohesive and polished feel to the game. That being said the gameSea of Thieves offers a largely explorable area with visuals that provide a cohesive and polished feel to the game. That being said the game lacks is lacking in a lot of areas, in general its replay ability. Most of the quests are fetch quests with little driving force to continue playing the game beyond the first few hours. I found the cooperative game play of operating the ship to be very fun and rewarding when narrowly missing a rock or surviving an engagement with another ship but this faded as the game became more routine. A large part of Sea of Thieves relies on other people playing the game and having encounters with them. Unfortunately despite it having recently launched my experience has told me that there are not a lot of players online having had only one engagement with another ship with 6 hours of game time. Sea of Thieves has a lot of potential as an online cooperative experience but has a lot of growing to do to maintain relevance. Expand
  5. Aug 15, 2018
    4
    Sea of Thieves is everything you would want from a pirate game. For the first few hours it is amazing! the cooperative play with my buddiesSea of Thieves is everything you would want from a pirate game. For the first few hours it is amazing! the cooperative play with my buddies was amazing! how ever it all ends after that first 3 hours of fun, Sea of Thieves fails to hit that 3 hours of fun again. It's as wide as an ocean, but has the depth of a puddle. There's no reason to turn my Xbox on and play this game, I feel like i have seen everything this game has to offer, which is really upsetting because I wanted to love this game. Expand
  6. Apr 1, 2018
    2
    There are is some great mechanics in the game as far as operating the ship and using pales to remove water. There is some fun to be had in theThere are is some great mechanics in the game as far as operating the ship and using pales to remove water. There is some fun to be had in the game but it is demolished by the ridiculous, XP, progressions and fighting systems. with that said, I had fun for the first 2 hours. After that you have done all there is to do in the game. The game is hollow and the biggest flop of missed opportunities I have ever seen. There is no point to progressing or doing missions. ITs all the same. I feel like this game could have been great but I am so disappointed in this. Maybe its a good game for kids. I just dont have words how upset this game has made me. IF I was microsoft I would dump RARE. Expand
  7. May 30, 2018
    0
    The game is so boring, and the graphics are really bad even if u play on a xbox one X, so many bugs and a giant sea with nothing to do.

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