It’s not lengthy till Sea of Thieves’ seventh season goes reside following its delay, and as per typical, a significant content material replace will likely be going reside alongside it.
This explicit replace, which focuses on Captaincy, has been long-awaited, a lot anticipated, and may simply see me return to the sport. In any case, who doesn’t wish to be the Captain of their very own boat?
The Captaincy replace will introduce options to Sea of Thieves that gamers have been requesting because the sport was launched, so it’s a reasonably large deal for a lot of eager pirates. You’ll have the ability to hop aboard your ship and get customising when the replace goes reside at 2am PT / 5am ET / 10am BST on August 4, 2022.
As for the specifics, gamers will have the ability to buy a ship of their very personal utilizing in-game Gold, they usually’ll then change into the captain of their new boat. Gamers may identify their ships and customise a hell of much more components of their ship than earlier than. This consists of the Captain’s Cabin room, the place gamers will now have the ability to fiddle with every part from the mattress to the partitions, to make the ship really really feel like their pirate dwelling.
In fact, life at sea isn’t all the time regular and gadgets will discover themselves misplaced typically. Gamers can tidy up their ship with the usage of a easy ‘Alter’ button, or they’ll even save the state their ship is in in the event that they want to rejoice over a very profitable battle.
Gamers can even have the ability to entry supplies like wooden, bombs, fruit, meat, cannonballs, and extra utilizing in-game Gold. Moreover, a brand new group of NPC’s could be discovered at Outposts. This explicit faction – Sovereigns – will fortunately take all of your loot off your palms, however they are going to solely accomplish that in the event you’re from a Captained ship. This protects you having to seek out particular Buying and selling Firms, offered you’ve the Gold to man your personal ship.
Each characteristic being added to Sea of Thieves with the Captaincy replace will likely be detailed in season 7’s patch notes tomorrow, however for now, the trailer offers us a reasonably good thought of what to anticipate. The Captaincy replace will even include its personal Captaincy development system, so you may monitor your pirate stats whereas embarking on voyages.
You may keep in mind that these options -or no less than related ones – had been anticipated to reach again in 2018 through the sport’s first replace following its launch. After an unsure launch, these concepts had been put to relaxation for some time. Nevertheless, we’re now lastly seeing them come to fruition, and gamers will lastly have one thing to spend all of their hard-earned Gold on!