Sea of Thieves’ Xbox One and PC beta has skilled some issues because it began previous this week, with some gamers not able to get right of entry to the trial in any respect till very lately. In reaction, developer Rare has now prolonged the sport’s beta by means of two days; the check length will now finish on Wednesday, January 31 in the dead of night PT / three AM ET / eight AM GMT / 6 PM AEST.
Regarding the problems themselves–which have observed some customers met with a “too early” message, denying them access to the beta–Rare says it has deployed a repair this is “unfortunately taking longer than anticipated to reach all affected players.” The corporate has apologized for the extend and says it’s nonetheless running on returning customary provider to all gamers.
For those that arrange to participate within the beta, Rare says it has crafted a adapted enjoy for the trial “that offers a true taste of the pirate life,” slightly than just that includes a portion of the whole recreation. Like the Sea of Thieves technical alpha that happened again in December, the closed beta is best to be had to people who both joined the Sea of Thieves Insider Program previous to December 1, 2017 or pre-ordered the sport. Players who fell into the latter camp gained the beta mechanically in the event that they pre-ordered Sea of Thieves digitally, whilst those that reserved the identify at retail needed to redeem a code with a view to set up the beta.
Sea of Thieves launches for Xbox One and PC on March 20 and can reinforce cross-play between the 2 platforms. Ahead of the sport’s unlock, Microsoft will promote a restricted amount of cool-looking Sea of Thieves Xbox One controllers, which include a Ferryman Clothing DLC set and 14-day trials for Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass. Microsoft additionally introduced that Sea of Thieves would be the first Xbox One-exclusive to be had on Game Pass the day it launches.