Sea of Thieves ‘The Arena’ update launches in early 2019

A player-versus-player mode.

Sea of Thieves

Player-versus-player mode “The Arena” will launch for Sea of Thieves in early 2019, Microsoft and Rare announced.

Here is an overview of the update, via Microsoft:

Sea of Thieves is changing in a big way with its fifth free content update since launch, ‘The Arena.’ Releasing in early 2019, ‘The Arena’ is an all-new competitive game mode that allows players to test their pirating skills in fast-paced matches against rival crews. Each match is a fun, frenetic and action-packed race to find treasure that brings together all the most exciting elements of Sea of Thieves – on demand. ‘The Arena’ also includes a new-tavern area together with a new Trading Company – the Sea Dogs – which will offer new goals, rewards and opportunities to progress to Pirate Legend.

Sea of Thieves is available now for Xbox One and PC.

Watch a trailer below.

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