Sea of Thieves is altering within the new yr, with the sport’s typical replace schedule going away in favor of seasons. On Monday, the official Sea of Thieves Twitter account posted a lore teaser that units up a brand new sort of mission in-game … and hints on the potential arrival of a longtime lore enemy that might actually shake the seas up.
The observe is written to Larinna, the consultant of the Bilge Rats, the faction which supplies out limited-time quests and explains occasions to gamers. The Service provider Alliance is in “grave hazard,” Chief Dealer Mollie warns, with their ships going lacking upon the seas. Mollie asks if “The Grand Maritime Union [has] some half to play in these catastrophes.”
The Grand Maritime Union is Sea of Thieves’ in-game equal to the East India Firm and different large commerce firms arrange by England because it colonized enormous swathes of the world. The Sea of Thieves comics clarify that your entire Grand Maritime Union fleet can’t enter the sport world because of the fog that shrouds the Sea of Thieves from everybody else. Nonetheless, in the event that they did present up, it’s fairly clear they wouldn’t respect the pirate firms and our antics, so they’d be a significant antagonist. Now that pirates have battled the forces of Lord Flameheart, Uncommon might be establishing a brand new huge dangerous.
Gamers will have the ability to discover these mysteries with the brand new mission kind for the Service provider Alliance. We’ll take the function of detectives looking down misplaced shipments around the globe. This new mission kind will launch with season one. Uncommon intends to debut extra particulars on the seasons and their format within the coming days, together with how lengthy every season will final, and the precise rewards gamers can earn from the Plunder Cross.