Sea of Thieves

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  1. CrazedZooChimp

    CrazedZooChimp Not enough guts

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    Has anyone tried any of the Sea of Thieves betas? They're doing a scale test this weekend and I thought I'd finally jump in. Could use some folks to play with!
     
  2. dingbathero

    dingbathero No Jam? How about PB

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    filming a spot for that game here.... should be fun to see.
     
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  3. Blitzkrug

    Blitzkrug Bae over Bay

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    I chuckle at the thought of people wasting 60 to 80 bucks on this.

    "Muh immersive sandbox" Sure, if you like paying games where you get bored within 2 hours.
     
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    the environment/visuals of this game looks amazing

    the PvP/CreWvCreW aspect of this game looks awesome.
     
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    SeidoN #HFOutcasts

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    I played about 40 hours of the beta where only 1 type of mission was available. so......
     
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    No Fun Shogun 34-38-61-10-13-15

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    As someone that's not into multiplayer gaming and doesn't own an Xbox One, this is the first game in this generation that's honestly making me second guess both of those views.
     
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    I got Xbox Game pass for this and the other games coming to it. I’m usually not into stuff like this but it looks like too much fun.
     
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    Stasis Mad Decent

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    Looks great. Has the right general idea. Then makes it MP only, and worse... you need a group of friends, not just randoms. And friends you've gamed with before.

    I have all of these things, but as we get older it's just harder to manage everyone's schedules. For a game like this... ain't worth it. A few nights of fun here and there, but for a premium AAA price?

    It'll be popular with streamers, or it won't. And that will determine any success it has, imo.

    Been dying for a decent SP or Co-op pirate game like this for a long time. Other than janky M&B mods, 'tis not to be found.
     
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    There are probably games you like that I could say I got bored with within 2 hours too. I don't understand the point of your post here? To say you have an opinion about a game you haven't even played?

    ...Okay.
     
  11. Lancer

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    Looks fantastic!

    I absolutely will be trying this out when the full release comes out!
     
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    Warden of the North The Matthews Show

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    This game is tailor made for Xbox Game Pass (it will be available on launch). Free trial for two weeks then $10 a month. If you hate it, you can cancel your subscription.
     
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    I’m pretty sure you can play this game on your own. It may be tougher but you can. Regarding the steaming popularity, the beta was insanely popular. The January beta was the most watched game on Twitch and it was popular on other services as well.
     
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    Leafs at Knight ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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    Definitely interested in this as are my friends. Not sure how long it'll hold our attention though as there's no real progression and sense of gaining and achieving. But $10 for a month to play is a no brainer, ill be playing on PC.
     
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    HawksFan74 Tread Lightly

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    Definitely going to sign up for game pass to check this out.
     
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    It sounds pretty ****ing cool to me. Unfortunately, I have a PS4, and none of my friends are gamers. I also don't think I'd log enough hours in a week to make it worth while.

    If this came out when I was a teenager I'd be rocking the **** out of this game. The monthly fee would've been a tough sell to my mom, tho.
     
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    My main issue with it is that we've been hearing that "over 90% of the game hasn't even been shown yet" for the past 6 months. That's either bull**** or it's something that isn't coming at launch. That worked out terribly for SW:TOR, The Division and Destiny 2.

    If I had to guess I would say all of this "hidden content" is actually the game's road map for the next 2+ years and not anything that should be expected at launch or even this Summer. Rare has stated they want this to be a 5+ year game. Which means there's going to be a serious lack of content for the games initial release. Look at all of the streamers that didn't come back for the 2nd and 3rd beta events. Most of them were bored of the game after the first weekend. The exact same thing happened with Destiny 2 and at least Destiny 2 has actual loot.

    The lack of RNG elements in this game will make it something you want to play every 6 months or so but certainly not something that will sustain you for any extended time like an MMO or ARPG would.
     
  18. WubbaLubbaDubDub

    WubbaLubbaDubDub And that's why I always say, Shumshumschilpiddydah

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    Wow surprised nobody posted the free open beta this weekend on XBL, I've been playing the **** outta this game this weekend, it's got some minor glitches, but that's why they put the betas out.
     
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    Kinda have a gut feeling that it's gonna be a little bit like No Man's Sky but pirates. Lesser scale too as far as the number of people who buy into it from the start.
     
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    SeidoN #HFOutcasts

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    yeha im getting the Game Pass too. price of entry is a little high for me at the moment. but im looking forward to it. I finally got to play with friends on the Open beta cause they didnt have the Closed beta and we had alot of fun
     
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    None of my friends are going to get this, and it looks like trying to solo it will not be fun. They are going to turn a big group off. Are they going to have clans where I can join other people like WoW style or something?
     
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    I haven't heard anything like that. The way the game is set up doesn't really lend itself to that kind of system either. If you join a game alone you'll just get put in with a group of 1-3 other people depending on which ship and crew size you choose.
     
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    Going to consider getting this for PC, don't have anyone to play with though! See how the reviews are.
     
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    They just started rolling this out. Officially playable in NZ, will be adding more locations over the next 24hrs.
     
  25. Lancer

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    Looking forward to playing this soon.
     

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