Sea of Thieves’ subsequent replace is known as The Hungering Deep, and it is attributable to land immediately. Indeed, it will be stay when the servers return up in lower than an hour – this is precisely when that can be in a few of the world’s main time zones:
- USA: 06:00 PST, 08:00 CST, 09:00 EST
- Brazil: 10:00 BRT
- UK: 14:00 BST
- Europe: 15:00 CEST
- Russia: 16:00 MSK
- India: 1830 IST
- Australia: 23:00 AEST
The Hungering Deep replace can be fully free, and add a slew of everlasting new options to Rare’s pirate sim. These embrace drums, flags, talking trumpets, and tattoos, and can be launched by “a particular time-limited marketing campaign”. Presumably, mentioned marketing campaign will expire when it’s outdated by the subsequent replace, if not earlier than.
The marketing campaign sees you comply with a path of riddles and rumours to find what turned of ‘Merry’ Merrick, the virtually comically cockney pirate who seems within the trailer (see under), and the proud proprietor of not one however two peg legs.
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In mentioned trailer, Merry regales the viewer with tales of the ocean from a campfire (a tried and true venue for regaling). He tells of ships disappearing and not using a hint, and sightings of one thing “unimaginable” – based on the devs’ content material roadmap, Hungering Deep will “convey with it a brand new AI risk to the world”, which you’ll have to work collectively to find and defeat in a singular occasion.
Merry tells us additional of historical individuals who discovered to concern and respect the denizens of the deep, and even to “summon” them by performing sacrifices. Animated cave work point out that a kind of creatures is a big shark, maybe a megalodon. If you need to imagine Sea of Thieves gamers are about to get the power to summon megalodons and sic them on rival crews, who’re we to take that away from you?
For extra on Rare’s future plans for Sea of Thieves, here’s another blog. In abstract: two extra content material plans are scheduled for additional into the summer season, certainly one of which can add a brand new ship sort, and the opposite an enlargement to the world map.