Sea of Thieves: A Pirate's Life revealed - releasing June 22nd

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Now I wonder. Was this Johnny Depp? Or a soundalike?

I personally thought this was the best trailer in the whole show. Sea of Thieves just keeps getting better and I need to get back into it.

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It was the best one for me too ! And some were saying that the Disney collaboration would be disappointing :joy:

Summary

  • Join forces with Captain Jack Sparrow in an all-new adventure when two of the biggest pirate universes collide!
  • A thrilling original story sends players across, below and beyond the Sea of Thieves, facing new enemies and challenges.
  • Sea of Thieves Season Three launches June 22 and is available free for all players with Xbox Game Pass and across Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Windows 10 and Steam.

Today, Rare and Xbox are thrilled to announce an exciting collaboration with Disney, as the award-winning Sea of Thieves and Pirates of the Caribbean join forces at last . This monumental crossover will see Captain Jack Sparrow and his infamous crew arrive from beyond the horizon to spark an epic new adventure on the Sea of Thieves. Watch the announcement trailer for Sea of Thieves: A Pirate’s Life right here:

Unfolding across five incredible tales packed with secrets and side-quests, this new campaign gives players a lovingly crafted story to play solo or with their crew. Sea of Thieves: A Pirate’s Life will be free for all players and will launch as the cornerstone of Sea of Thieves Season Three on June 22.

Two Legends Collide

Sea of Thieves: A Pirate’s Life is the game’s most ambitious story-driven campaign to date. Players will go on a quest to free Jack Sparrow from his prison and witness the power of the world’s greatest Pirate Treasure, which Jack just so happens to have stolen. Jack is being pursued by his old enemy, the notorious Davy Jones, and their arrival on the Sea of Thieves will ultimately spell disaster if Jones and his forces aren’t stopped.

These iconic characters are here for much more than cameo appearances, and we’ve worked alongside Walt Disney Games to craft a compelling original narrative that doesn’t just bring two worlds together, but explores what makes each of them special.

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Sea of Thieves’ Executive Producer Joe Neate explains: “ Sea of Thieves aims to immerse players in a fantastical depiction of the pirate life, filled with colourful characters and vibrant locations to explore. The sense of fun, wonder and the imaginative spirit that we hold real affection for in the world of Pirates of the Caribbean always felt like it could be complementary to the world of Sea of Thieves , and we’ve striven alongside the teams at Disney to celebrate this.”

Mike Chapman, Sea of Thieves’ Creative Director, was keen to ensure the narrative remained true to the spirit of both universes. “The heart of our story explores what it truly means to be a pirate on the Sea of Thieves, and this has allowed us not only to tap into the deeper meaning of the Pirates of the Caribbean movies and the original attraction, but also allow players to go on adventures with Jack Sparrow, learning more about how he sees the pirate life and his place on the Sea of Thieves. This story moves the Sea of Thieves world forwards in unexpected ways, and it’s been a joy to bring these two worlds together, treating both in a way that feels authentic and delightful to experience.”

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New Dangers Arise

Of course, new adventures bring new environments and challenges. As the story progresses, players will battle Davy Jones alongside Captain Jack Sparrow and have the chance to explore memorable locations from both universes – not only extending to Sea of Thieves and Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean film franchise but the famous park attractions that have been thrilling people for decades.

Players will also be facing grave danger from deadly new enemies wherever they sail. Terrifying Phantoms will require swift reflexes to deal with, while Sirens swarm beneath the waves and wield devastating new weapons of their own. Even the decks of ships might not be safe if there are lumbering Ocean Crawlers around, and these new threats will be appearing all around the Sea of Thieves in future updates, not just during players’ adventures with Jack Sparrow!

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Holy shit ! I can’t take anymore ! Rare did a great job keeping all this a secret.

I said at the time that I didn’t understand Grubb’s take. Pirates of the Carribean is just a ‘duh’ thing to add to the game and it genuinely looks great.

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This trailer was fantastic!

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This looks like tons of fun! I cant wait to play it with some of my friends

I absolutely need to get in there and play through this, sounds awesome!

I want everyone to acknowledge how fucking amazing this trailer was. Lol.

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Such a nice surprise, will play the hell out of it next week.

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Apparently it wasn’t Johnny Depp who was voicing Sparrow. Wow, that soundalike did an amazing job. Fooled me. I wonder if that’s Jared Butler.

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I dont play sea of thieves and I thought this was the most entertaining trailer in the entire show and was huge surprise too.

I thought it would not be due to costs and time commitments but yes, you can hardly tell.

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Will be a good reason to re-install Sea of Thieves. After the tall tales i did not participate in the game anymore, but im definitely going back to explore these stories.

Give me Robin Beanland’s take on the Pirates of the Caribbean music now please.

Now.

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On a hurdy gurdy.

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7PM BST, 8PM CEST, 2PM EDT & 11AM PDT

TODAY :slight_smile:

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