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Sea of Thieves surpasses five million players, second free DLC “Cursed Sails” is now available

Rare has announced that Cursed Sails, the second major free content update for Sea of Thieves, is available now to all owners of the base game. In addition, the team revealed the the game has reached a new milestone of five million pirates that have set sail since launch.

Cursed Sails promises to offer Sea of Thieves the biggest update yet at no charge for those who own the game or access it through Xbox Game Pass. Players will now be able to battle terrifying new skeleton ships, set sail in the new three-player Brigantine ship and form Alliances with other players to take on bigger challenges and share greater rewards. This permanent new content will be introduced into the game through a special time-limited campaign, offering players a range of unique rewards.

As the press release reads, Rare is inspired and humbled by the success of Sea of Thieves, which has fostered a thriving global community driven by press and content creators who have helped the game attain 300M views on YouTube and more than 40M live broadcast hours on Twitch.

Cursed Sails is the continuation of Rare’s ongoing commitment to deliver new Sea of Thieves content throughout the year, and the team can’t wait to share what’s next.

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