News items tagged with rare

Sea of Thieves Balances Weapon Damage in Latest Update

Sea of Thieves Balances Weapon Damage in Latest Update

report this adThe latest Sea of Thieves update, available now, balances damage dealt by two weapons and includes a host of improvements to the game’s quality of life....

By Jordan Gerblick on 21 October 2018
Sea of Thieves Plans New Ship, 6 Major Content Updates

Sea of Thieves Plans New Ship, 6 Major Content Updates

report this adAs promised, Rare has delivered a tentative roadmap detailing its content plans for Sea of Thieves. Today the studio released both a short article and a...

By Rory Young on 21 October 2018
Banjo-Kazooie Anniversary Sea of Thieves Event

Banjo-Kazooie Anniversary Sea of Thieves Event

report this adFans of Rare are excitedly awaiting the anniversary of what might be the studio’s most iconic franchise, Banjo-Kazooie. Originally launching on Nintendo...

By Rory Young on 20 October 2018
Battletoads' Hardest Level Beat While Blindfolded

Battletoads' Hardest Level Beat While Blindfolded

There are a lot of hard games on the NES, but few have become as notorious for their difficulty as Battletoads. From front to back, t...

By Jordan Gerblick on 28 July 2018
Sea of Thieves Adds New Cosmetics, Anniversary Gift

Sea of Thieves Adds New Cosmetics, Anniversary Gift

Sea of Thieves has been through rough waters since its release, but has since been updating and patching the game to iron out some issues. A recent patch even added new ship customization options and...

By A.J. Plautz on 15 July 2018
Sea of Thieves Already Has a Hacking Problem

Sea of Thieves Already Has a Hacking Problem

Action adventure pirate game Sea of Thieves has finally been released on Xbox One and Windows PC, and players are enjoying taking to the high seas, battling other players, searching for loot and findi...

By Jasmine Henry on 15 July 2018
Sea of Thieves Considering Battle Royale Inspired Content

Sea of Thieves Considering Battle Royale Inspired Content

Rare design director Mike Chapman comments on the possibility of Sea of Thieves implementing a Battle Royale mode, noting that Rare is always open to trying new things.

By Rory Young on 20 June 2018
Sea of Thieves to Charge Players

Sea of Thieves to Charge Players "Gold" For Dying [UPDATE]

[Update 2: Rare, the developer of Sea of Thieves has now decided to do away with the “Death Cost” idea (click link for details).] [Update 1: Rare has clarified its Death Costs statement in Sea of T...

By Kylie Pasetchnik on 24 May 2018
Sea of Thieves Getting Private Crews in Next Update

Sea of Thieves Getting Private Crews in Next Update

After announcing that this week’s update has been delayed, Rare confirms that private crews will be added as an option in next week’s patch for Sea of Thieves.

By Jordan Gerblick on 20 May 2018
Sea of Thieves Update Adds Support for Closed Crews

Sea of Thieves Update Adds Support for Closed Crews

A new patch releases for Sea of Thieves, adding the option for players to fill their crews by invite only with closed crews or fill empty spots with anyone using open crews.

By A.J. Plautz on 20 May 2018
Sea of Thieves 'Hungering Deep' Release Notes

Sea of Thieves 'Hungering Deep' Release Notes

Rare’s first major content update for Sea of Thieves is now live, granting pirates access to the mysteries of The Hungering Deep and the new loot it hides.

By Rory Young on 20 May 2018
Rumor: New Battletoads Game in Development

Rumor: New Battletoads Game in Development

Head of Xbox Phil Spencer has teased that a new Battletoads game is in development ever since he appeared on stage wearing a shirt with the franchise’s logo. No announcements have been made in the...

By Dalton Cooper on 08 May 2018
Sea of Thieves is Having A Lot of Issues

Sea of Thieves is Having A Lot of Issues

As one of the biggest Microsoft exclusives of 2018 and serving as a big push for Xbox Game Pass, there is a lot riding on Sea of Thieves. Unfortunately, the game’s launch has not been a smooth one,...

By Dalton Cooper on 06 May 2018
Sea of Thieves Trailer: Ship, Character Customization

Sea of Thieves Trailer: Ship, Character Customization

Sea of Thieves is by far one of the most anticipated games of 2018, and players will be happy to know that they will be able to customize their characters and ships to suit their pirate personaliti...

By Janine Engelbrecht on 22 April 2018
Sea of Thieves Will Add Microtransactions Later

Sea of Thieves Will Add Microtransactions Later

Sea of Thieves, the forthcoming Microsoft exclusive, is being pitched as a games as a service-style game. Publisher Microsoft sees it as the sort of game that players will want to keep coming back...

By Jasmine Henry on 04 April 2018
Sea of Thieves Gets Awesome Custom Controller

Sea of Thieves Gets Awesome Custom Controller

Although Sea of Thieves has already received special treatment from Microsoft, it is continuing in the form of a new custom controller. Set to release on February 6, this impressive controller is d...

By Joshua Duckworth on 04 April 2018
Why Sea of Thieves Ship Crews Only Support 4 Players

Why Sea of Thieves Ship Crews Only Support 4 Players

After a lengthy absence, Rare is back and nearing completion of its latest game called Sea of Thieves. This open world multiplayer title lets players live out their pirate fantasies by looking for...

By Derek Nichols on 01 April 2018
Sea of Thieves Beta Preventing Many from Playing

Sea of Thieves Beta Preventing Many from Playing

The Sea of Thieves closed beta is now live for anyone who pre-ordered the game or participated in the closed alpha test, but unfortunately some players are reporting difficulty signing on to play....

By Patrick Kirk on 23 March 2018
Sea of Thieves Beta is Live Again, Gets Extended

Sea of Thieves Beta is Live Again, Gets Extended

The Sea of Thieves closed beta set sail yesterday, but intermittent server issues prevented some early-bird pirates from joining in on the action. Today, Rare took down the beta for a short time wh...

By John Jacques on 23 March 2018
Sea of Thieves Beta Begins Later This Month

Sea of Thieves Beta Begins Later This Month

Sea of Thieves currently stands as one of the biggest Xbox One console-exclusives of 2018, and while its full launch isn’t until March 20, fans will have a chance to try it out beforehand. Rare has...

By Dalton Cooper on 20 March 2018
Sea of Thieves Leak Reveals A Massive Water Creature

Sea of Thieves Leak Reveals A Massive Water Creature

Since its reveal at E3 2015, Sea of Thieves promised players an open and dynamic world to live out pirate fantasies of treasure hunting, drinking, and ship battling. The recent closed beta test gav...

By Derek Nichols on 20 March 2018