Home Microsoft Xbox Sea of Thieves launches on Steam on June 3

Sea of Thieves launches on Steam on June 3

The Window PC model of Sea of Thieves, the rollicking sandbox pirate journey sport from Rare, is coming to Steam on June 3. The sport can be accessible for $39.99, and all progress from different variations of the sport will carry over. There may even be full cross-play, so Xbox One, Windows 10, and Steam gamers will all be crusing the identical sea. This might be a very good avenue for brand new gamers to get into the sport, however it additionally has some advantages for veterans.

The Steam model would require gamers to sign up with an Xbox Live account, and hyperlink their Steam sport to their Xbox gamertag. It’s free to create an Xbox Live Silver account, so there can be no extra charges. In addition, gamers have to be operating Windows 10.

Owners of Sea of Thieves on different platforms must purchase the sport once more in the event that they wish to personal the sport through Steam; there is no such thing as a free unlock.

Once new pirates are in, they will try the Maiden Voyage for a full tutorial on play. They may be part of their pals’ classes by means of the Steam UI, with a view to simply leap on an ongoing ship. This is an enormous benefit to the Steam model; proper now, utilizing the Windows 10 Xbox UI to play with pals may be arduous.

Rare has posted an FAQ on Steam that covers questions like body fee, cross-play, and cosmetics. It’ll be fascinating to see if launching on Steam helps this pirate sport develop even additional.


Vox Media has affiliate partnerships. These don’t affect editorial content material, although Vox Media could earn commissions for merchandise bought through affiliate hyperlinks. For extra info, see our ethics coverage.

Must Read

There’s tons of Warhammer stuff to do in this year’s Skulls for the Skull Throne event

This year is the fourth Skulls for the Skull Throne event on Steam, and as ever it’s a time to celebrate – and buy – all things Warhammer. What’s interesting about Skulls for the Skull Throne 4, however, is the sheer amount of in-game stuff to do: there’s a bristling list of games participating this year, and some of them aren’t even related to Warhammer.

Call of Duty: Warzone now has duos

With solo, trio, and quad squad configurations available, it was getting a little weird that Call of Duty: Warzone didn’t allow teams of two into Verdansk. But as has been strongly hinted in datamines, duos mode has been planned for some time, and now it’s finally arrived.

Escape from Tarkov banned 3,000 players the day after the latest wipe

The latest major patch for Escape from Tarkov landed this week, along with a global character wipe that set all players back to the starting line. Naturally, that meant it was prime time for cheaters who wanted to gain an early advantage. Battlestate Games says it banned 3,000 cheaters on the first day following the deployment of the latest patch.

The new Trackmania will have free to play and paid subscription editions

When the new Trackmania launches – after a brief delay – June 1, there will be three points of entry for players who want to speed along its gravity-flouting tracks. Those include a free-to-play starter edition and two paid subscription editions, each geared for fans of different intensities.

Arkane Studios Talks Next Gen and Dishonored Series

Arkane Studios has said that its previous comments about the Dishonored series were misquoted and that the series was never iced, like some claimed.