UPDATED: Sea of Thieves Anniversary Update day is here

by: Dan -
More On: Sea of Thieves

If you have been playing Sea of Thieves, then today is a day that you have been excited about for awhile now.  Today is the day that the Anniversary Update drops, which brings in a plethora of new game features and functionality.  rare has taken the servers offline, and they are expected to be down until ~11:00 am EST today for those in the U.S.

 

Once they come back online, the additions should continue to make this game grow and keep its replay ability at a high level.
 
[UPDATE: DAN]  Per the Sea of Thieves official twitter, the maintenance window is running long and is now anticipated to be done at 1:00 pm EST.  The release notes have also been published.