UDPATE: This will now launch on March 12th! Original story below..
Rare have announced that due to an unspecified issue the Sea of Thieve ‘Heart of Fire’ update has been postponed until a later date. Makes a change from being delayed due to Coronavirus I guess.
Due to an issue discovered by our Insiders, the Heart of Fire update will no longer be launching on March 11th as originally planned.
We will share information regarding a new release date for this update within 24 hours. This does not affect your current Voyages.
— Sea of Thieves (@SeaOfThieves) March 10, 2020
Here is a lovely trailer from Rare that gives us a hint of what to expect in the now delayed update, but we already know that Heart of Fire will bring a Chain Shot that can shred ships and a new throwable explosive called the Blunderbomb.
Rare has revealed that over 10 million players have played its mulitplayer title Sea of Thieves, in which players take on the life of a pirate and sail the seas with their fellow crewmates. Rare has been updating the game with new content such as activities like fishing, and cooking. There have also been some big events within Sea of Thieves for players to experience. Outside of the game proper, there’s also a Sea of Thieves tabletop RPG on the way. Rare took to Twitter to thank the 10 million players that gave Sea of Thieves a chance.
Join us in a toast to the 10 million pirates who have ventured onto the Sea of Thieves looking for adventure, glory and a tall tale or two to tell their mates! Cheers to every single one of you, and thank you for joining us on this voyage! 🍻 pic.twitter.com/xXdCKb3Gx7
— Sea of Thieves (@SeaOfThieves) January 8, 2020
Rare is working on a brand new title and that is Everwild which is likely to be a game for the next generation. While that is in development Rare has stated it won’t be leaving Sea of Thieves behind just yet. In our review of Sea of Thieves Stefan wrote:
Sea of Thieves defies modern gaming conventions in brilliant and refreshing fashion, creating a fairly unique sandbox where you and your crew need to find your own fun. It might be in real need of more variety to the quests and activities, but Sea of Thieves’ curious charms are like a siren’s song that keep drawing me back for more piratical adventures on the high seas.
You can read the full review here.