Uncommon’s new multiplayer journey sport, Sea of Thieves, acquired a weird new trailer that parodies a cult traditional movie known as Trainspotting. The trailer is simply a minute and a half lengthy nevertheless it positively goals to attempt one thing new relating to getting players geeked about its eventual launch on the Xbox One and PC.
The trailer begins nearly equivalent to the unique 1996 trailer for Danny Boyle’s Trainspotting. A thick accent from the narrator tells players to “Be extra!” including a wide range of superlatives on the finish to get players geeked for the pirate-themed journey.
We see the place gamers hop down and ambush their opponents on a bridge. There is a clip the place one participant is fired out of a cannon in the direction of a ship lobbing projectiles at him, whereas he soars via the air.
We see a clip of a gaggle of gamers huddled a couple of fireplace on the seashore, whereas they socialize and presumably plan out their subsequent huge heist. Afterward the trailer hints in regards to the sport’s treasure looking, together with the potential of being betrayed by a teammate who would possibly kill their companions and hold the gold for themselves. We get to see some ship-on-ship naval fight, a few of the destruction, a few of the damned souls on the ferry of the lifeless, and a few of the raging tempests that gamers must navigate with skilled abilities on the helm.
The trailer clearly mirrors the likes of the 2 minute trailer for Trainspotting. Nonetheless the Sea of Thieves trailer takes a decidedly completely different route insofar that it is no the place close to as sporadic or schizophrenic because the trailer for Danny Boyle‘s movie, however the theme of the trailer is clearly based mostly on the cult traditional.
Uncommon did a superb job of managing to mix the weird nature of the Trainspotting trailer’s modifying and music, by streamlining within the options and gameplay of Sea of Thieves into the clips to assist in giving players a transparent thought of what to anticipate. It was a dangerous enterprise, nevertheless it looks as if it paid off on this case as a result of a number of the players within the remark thread really noticed the references to the off-kilter movie.
The opposite factor a number of players had been asking about was the discharge date, which continues to be MIA to date. Microsoft and Uncommon have been working and slaving away on the sport however we nonetheless haven’t got a strong launch date in sight.