Sea of Thieves’ Xbox One and PC beta has skilled some issues because it began earlier this week, with some gamers unable to entry the trial in any respect till very just lately. In response, developer Uncommon has now prolonged the sport’s beta by two days; the take a look at interval will now finish on Wednesday, January 31 at midnight PT / three AM ET / eight AM GMT / 6 PM AEST.
Concerning the problems themselves–which have seen some customers met with a “too early” message, denying them entry to the beta–Uncommon says it has deployed a repair that’s “sadly taking longer than anticipated to achieve all affected gamers.” The corporate has apologized for the delay and says it’s nonetheless engaged on returning regular service to all gamers.
For individuals who handle to participate within the beta, Uncommon says it has crafted a tailor-made expertise for the trial “that provides a real style of the pirate life,” moderately than merely that includes a portion of the total recreation. Just like the Sea of Thieves technical alpha that befell again in December, the closed beta is just out there to those that both joined the Sea of Thieves Insider Program previous to December 1, 2017 or pre-ordered the sport. Gamers who fell into the latter camp acquired the beta routinely in the event that they pre-ordered Sea of Thieves digitally, whereas those that reserved the title at retail needed to redeem a code so as to set up the beta.
Sea of Thieves launches for Xbox One and PC on March 20 and can support cross-play between the two platforms. Forward of the sport’s launch, Microsoft will promote a restricted amount of cool-looking Sea of Thieves Xbox One controllers, which include a Ferryman Clothes DLC set and 14-day trials for Xbox Stay Gold and Xbox Sport Cross. Microsoft additionally introduced that Sea of Thieves would be the first Xbox One-exclusive available on Game Pass the day it launches.