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Sea of Thieves “The Hungering Deep” Content Update Gets a Trailer News 0

News 0 Sea of Thieves The Hungering Deep is the first “proper” expansion for the game, bringing a host of new content to players for free. Get your first look at The Hungering Deep with the trailer below. Do the sailors on the Sea of Thieves face a new threat, or an ancient one? Hear the stories and […]

Sea of Thieves 1.0.6 Update Adds First Wave of Cosmetics, Performance Improvements and More News 0

News 0 The Sea of Thieves 1.0.6 update is now available for PC and Xbox One players to download, install, and experience. It’s a 2.4 GB for console and 2.06 GB for PC. A big focus of the Sea of Thieves 1.0.6 update is to add more customization options, so that players can stand out a little more. Here’s the full […]

Sea of Thieves Player Count Totaled 2 Million in First Month News 0

News 0 The Sea of Thieves player count totaled over 2 million during its launch month of March. According to market research group SuperData, there were over 1.7 million players on Xbox One, and 283,000 active users on PC. While those figures might seem impressive, it’s worth remembering that Sea of Thieves was available as part of the Xbox […]

Sea of Thieves Update 1.05 Is Live, Improves Performance and Implements Fixes News 0

News 0 The new Sea of Thieves update 1.05 is now available for players to download and install on both Xbox One and PC. It brings a big batch of fixes and optimizations, all of which are detailed below. See below for the full list of Sea of Thieves update 1.05 patch notes. Sea of Thieves Update 1.05 Patch Notes: Updates […]

Sea of Thieves Achieves Top Spot on UK Game Charts News 2

News 2 Sea of Thieves sales figures for the UK show that the game has been a pretty huge success, with the Rare-developed game reaching the top spot, beating out other newcomers like A Way Out, Ni no Kuni 2, and Assassin’s Creed Rogue Remastered. UK gamers have embraced the pirate experience, as showcased by the following physical sales chart: 01 (NE) […]

Sea of Thieves Kraken Is Finally Spotted, Watch the Battle Here News 0

News 0 The Sea of Thieves kraken was hunted throughout the game’s beta, with many searching for the mythical beast, but ultimately failing to find it. Truth is, it hadn’t actually been added to live servers, so it wasn’t even there to be found… Now that the game has launched, the Sea of Thieves kraken has been unleashed, with players finally […]

Get Sea of Thieves Free Access on both Xbox One and PC with Xbox Game Pass Trial News 0

News 0 Those in the know will be enjoying Sea of Thieves free access when the game launches on March 20. This is done using the Xbox Game Pass trial, which works for both Xbox One and PC. The Xbox Game Pass is a subscription service that gives players access to over 100 games. Normally it would cost $9.99 […]

State of Decay 2 $70 Collector’s Edition Doesn’t Include the Game News 0

News 0 State of Decay 2 is set to launch on May 22, for both Xbox One and PC, with the more hardcore fans likely wanting to grab the Collector’s Edition. I’ll admit, it does look pretty cool, with the even the latex mask coming in useful during Halloween, or a fancy dress party. At $70, I guess […]

Report: Sea of Thieves Kraken Captured in Screenshots News 0

News 0 Following rumors of a Sea of Thieves kraken hidden within the game, beta testers searched far and wide for a glimpse of the mythical creature. Unfortunately, it appeared that the kraken was not featured in the beta build, leaving players disappointed. A datamine of the PC beta revealed more clues of a kraken, as well as harpoons, ship […]

Sea of Thieves PC Requirements Cover All Types of Systems, From 540p to 4K-Capable Rigs News 3

News 3 The Sea of Thieves PC requirements have now been fully revealed. They show that even a low-end system can run the game at a playable frame-rate. It’s possible to tune the performance to an apparently still functional 540p 15fps. Take a look at the full range of Sea of Thieves PC requirements below: Here are the Minimum, Recommended, and […]

343 Provides Halo: The Master Chief Collection Development Update News 2

News 2 343 Industries has provided a development update for Halo: The Master Chief Collection, which talks about the future of the game, and what upcoming improvements and changes players can expect. 343 also mention the “next Halo FPS title,” which has the bulk of the development team working on it. The update goes into a lot of detail, […]

Sea of Thieves Kraken, Ship Customization, Harpoons & More Discovered in Datamined Files News 0

News 0 If you’re a closed beta participant, who’s been hunting for the rumored Sea of Thieves kraken, know that you’re not alone. I know of many players searching for the beast, including myself, who have tried and failed to find the mythical monster. If you’re disappointed about the limited content found within the beta, and concerned that the […]

Halo & Destiny Funko Toys Revealed, There’s a “Cayde With Chicken” Model News 0

News 0 Attention all die-hard Halo and Destiny fans! Funko has just revealed new toy models featuring characters from both franchises. The two new toy series were showcased during the London Toy Fair. You can preview the highlighted models below, but don’t get too excited, as they aren’t available until May. London Toy Fair Reveals: Halo The Master Chief returns to […]

343 Industries Responds to Halo 6 Microtransactions and Loot Box Rumors News 0

News 0 Following rumors about a so-called “re-evaluation” of Halo 6 microtransactions and loot boxes, 343 Industries franchise director Frank O’Connor commented on Resetera, eager to debunk the chatter. Here’s what he said: This is bunk. We’re not reevaluating anything (significant) and “Microsoft” isn’t designing anything for the next game – 343 is. We watched the EA battlefront thing […]

Developer Confirms State of Decay 2 Won’t Have Microtransactions, Only Paid DLC News 4

News 4 A game’s subreddit can be a useful place for developers to hang out and see what the community really thinks of their work. Brutal honesty can result in hard, yet valuable, lessons in what to do and what to avoid. It might not be pretty, but it’s often worth listening, and (if you’re permitted) responding, to. Over […]

Sea of Thieves Beta Invites Are Rolling Out, Statistics Show the “Story So Far” News 0

News 0 Sea of Thieves is finally coming out of the alpha state, with beta invites now starting to roll out to lucky players. To celebrate the end of the alpha testing phases, and to show the “story so far,” Rare has put together an infographic displaying interesting player stats. Even in the limited alpha, players have spent […]

Halo 6 Release Date Unlikely to Be During 2018, However Halo TV Show Is “Still In Very Active Development” News 0

News 0 Over on the 343 Industries blog, the Halo developer posted a message to the fans with details of what to expect for this new year. Unfortunately, any notion of a Halo 6 release date for 2018 was shot down pretty much immediately. The blog post’s intro reads: Welcome back! To be frank (or Grim, really), I’m not sure if […]

Gears of War 4 Gearsmas Is Coming, Latest Update Improves Versus Rewards, Adds New Cards & More News 0

News 0 Gears of War 4 is celebrating the holidays with its “Gearsmas” event. Players will be able to enjoy “a Holiday-tastic Horde Special Event, the return of TDM Snowball Fight (now requiring direct hits!), and a bunch of great Gearsmas content to collect.” Gearsmas will begin on December 15, and run right through until January 2. […]

TGA 2017: Sea of Thieves Release Date Announced With New Trailer News 0

News 0 The Sea of Thieves release date has finally been revealed. The game will launch on March 20, 2018, for both Xbox One and PC. Here’s what it’s all about: The freedom of the pirate life awaits in Rare’s next adventurous voyage! Sea of Thieves is a shared world adventure game in which players form crews, set sail […]

Forza Motorsport 7 Update Adds Leagues, New Custom Race Options & More News 0

News 0 The latest Forza Motorsport 7 update is now live for PC and Xbox One, bringing Leagues, additional Custom Race options, and more. It also fixes several problem,s, including: issues with player hitting an invisible wall on Rio, an issue with the Forza Rewards scores not updating correctly, and more. In addition to this, support has been […]

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