Uncommon remains to be working arduous on Sea of Thieves, the upcoming open-world, seafaring journey sport for PC and Xbox One. The most recent improvement video from the staff covers the development system, and the way gamers will be capable of advance within the sport.
The video clocks in at almost eight minutes, and it was posted up over on the Sea of Thieves YouTube channel. The video begins with a take a look at the varied varieties of areas you possibly can go to all through the sport, in addition to how the development is tied to how you’ll craft and customise an id in your pirate.
All through the sport you can unlock totally different garments, starting from tattered deckhand garb to nice linens and silk match for a noble. Equipment can even play an element in the way you customise your character, enabling you to throw a peg leg onto your protagonist, or a hooked hand.
Customization additionally extends to your character’s facial options and head, comparable to facial hair and all kinds of hairstyles.
Past merely customizing the way your character looks, you may additionally discover a wide range of totally different retailers and merchants all through the world of Sea of Thieves. There are three totally different merchants scattered all through the sport world, and every buying and selling firm has their very own collection of quests that you will have to go on and full. By finishing quests you may unlock tougher challenges and higher affinity with that specific buying and selling firm.
What’s actually cool right here is that as you tackle a mission, the buying and selling firm will actually have the search in a parchment on the desk and anybody inside your crew will be capable of see it. You possibly can choose and select which missions you wish to do based mostly on what’s out there from that buying and selling firm, by having crew members vote on the mission. This can be a fairly neat setup as a result of it signifies that anybody from any degree can take part on the search, even when it is a uncommon, high-end mission. Uncommon designed Sea of Thieves this technique to encourage gamers to maintain taking part in collectively, it doesn’t matter what their talent degree or how excessive in rank they’re with a buying and selling firm.
The largest distinction between the buying and selling corporations is that every one could have totally different quests and challenges. Some buying and selling corporations could have gamers touring to island to get better treasure, whereas different corporations could have you taking down different ships. The upper the extent the mission the extra advanced the mechanics are concerned.
Some buying and selling missions contain transporting items throughout the buying and selling channels, lots of that are timed missions.