Sea of Thieves Update Requires Download and Reinstall
The new file sizes are considerably smaller than earlier than.
Rare has introduced that Sea of Thieves can be receiving a serious replace that may require gamers to obtain and reinstall a full model of the sport – although the brand new model's file measurement can be considerably smaller.
Announced via the official Sea of Thieves web site, the replace can be coming to PC and Xbox One on February 6. Executive producer Joe Neate defined that this new model is important to maintain the general measurement of the sport from spiraling uncontrolled with subsequent updates, and can permit Rare to have the ability to generate and switch new builds of the sport extra shortly sooner or later.
For Xbox One and Xbox One S customers, the set up measurement of the sport can be diminished from 35GB to 10 GB. For Xbox One X customers, it is going to go from 47GB to 25GB. For PC customers, it is going to go from 47GB to 27GB. Subsequent patches will improve this quantity, however solely barely compared to previous updates. When prompted to replace, it is going to obtain and mechanically reinstall the total sport.
Rare has additionally commented throughout a developer replace on the way it will ban cheaters in Sea of Thieves. “We've taken a look at our data and some reports from players, and on Friday we actually took the steps to ban a very small amount of people within Sea of Thieves who had been cheating,” said Neate. “We'll proceed to watch this frequently. We have a zero tolerance method to this so in the event you're enthusiastic about dishonest, do not. There's actually no level as a result of we are going to discover you and we are going to ban you.”
The replace approaching February 6 may even carry together with it high quality of life modifications together with the choice to show off seen Gamertags so strangers can't determine different crews and try to leap into Twitch streams, fight tweaks like eradicating a double gunning exploit, and a secret that can be revealed at a later date.
For extra on Sea of Thieves, try what got here with the Shrouded Spoils content material replace late final yr, and skim concerning the upcoming DLC, The Arena.