Rare desires your assist testing out the weak spot of its upcoming pirate simulator Sea of Thieves. The studio has knowledgeable GamesBeat that it’s launching one other spherical of beta assessments this weekend as a way to see precisely what number of scurvy curs (gamers) its servers can deal with for the always-online high-seas journey earlier than its March 20 launch on PC and Xbox One.
This check begins February 16 at 2 a.m. Pacific time, and it’ll run by February 18 at 2 a.m. Pacific time.
But whereas that is thrilling information for the thousands of people who played and enjoyed the first beta at the end of January, you in all probability ought to mood your enthusiasm. Microsoft, which owns Rare and is publishing the sport, has confirmed that everybody who had entry to the earlier closed beta can play this one as properly, however the firm isn’t planning on including something new from the ultimate product into this check.
This beta is strictly about testing the servers, so not solely is it all the identical stuff you’ve already accomplished within the final beta, you need to anticipate connection errors. Rare is planning to restrict server numbers to see how properly its code and can deal with an awesome variety of connections. So anticipate to get kicked offline and to have hassle making purchases at shopkeepers.
What occurs if you happen to sail off the world in Sea of Thieves pic.twitter.com/RVIoCHMfUJ
— Jeffrey Grubb (@JeffGrubb) January 29, 2018
Still, as probably the most anticipated upcoming main releases of 2018, it’s good to get another style of Sea of Thieves earlier than its huge debut.