It's received a massive amount of hype as the game that intends to put Rare back on the map, after having its brand diminished since its glory days developing games like Donkey Kong Country and Goldeneye.
The closed beta will start on 24 January at 12PM GMT / 7AM EST / 6AM CST / 5AM PST/ 8AM CET and run until Monday 29 January. Anyone who joined the Sea of Thieves Insider Programme prior to December 1, 2017 will be eligible for CBT as well as anyone who preordered the game.
After years bobbing up and down on the horizon of game releases, Rare's Sea of Thieves is finally coming into view. We revealed March 20 as our launch date and made a star of an unsuspecting chicken with a swashbuckling trailer, kicked off pre-orders, revealed how you progress through the world of Sea of Thieves, and showed off our haunting Limited Edition controller.
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For the piratical gamers who want to pick up one of these controllers, you can pre-order one now for $75.
Microsoft's anticipated pirate game, Sea of Thieves, is set to launch for Xbox One and PC this spring, but some players will have a chance to go hands-on with the title much sooner.
Microsoft said the closed beta will not be covered by an NDA as previously thought, so players can stream, create videos, share clips, take screenshots and everything else in between.