Aussies can win a custom Sea of Thieves shanty this weekend

Image courtesy of Daily Star

Image courtesy of Daily Star

A new set of Microsoft's most powerful home console to date costs around $500, but for the rest of this week, it will be worth a bit more with a free copy of "Sea of Thieves" available at participating retailers, starting Sunday, March 18.

While the swashbuckling multiplayer game Sea of Thieves may have players following maps to buried treasure, there is no course charted for upcoming content in the game. Game launches on Xbox One and Windows 10 PC on March 20th, 2018.

Sea of Thieves is less than 20 GB if the download estimates from people who have it early are to believed. This last one is based on the manga series of the same name, and it looks really good.

We have the internet here and we can see what you're doing - isn't it time to stop and give the loyal Kiwi gaming market a fair go? The latter claims to be four different games in one, combining runner, Metroidvania, point'n'click quests and puzzle-platformer elements in one slick package.

Lastly, three other games will be released on Friday, the racing game MX vs ATV All Out ($49.99), the co-op adventure game A Way Out ($29.99) and a retro-looking dueling game called Western Press ($7.99).

Sea of Thieves is an open world MMO from Rare that basically puts you in the shoe of a pirate.

"I think we're only ever likely to cover a few months ahead to maintain mystery (so you can be surprised and delighted) and so we can be reactive". In this case, however, the post was an image of a literal eye-patch with a number one on it to signify that it's a "Day 1" eye-patch that was made available on the launch day of Sea of Thieves. Sea of Thieves will support HDR on both Xbox One X and Xbox One S.

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