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Sea of Thieves celebrates five million Steam sales with free emote for players

With more than 25 million pirates playing Sea of Thieves, developer Rare announced that five million copies of the game were sold on Steam. To celebrate, all pirates will receive a free reward that will bring all pirates together.
Sea of Thieves has plenty to celebrate after the pirate adventure game had just reached 25 million players across all platforms this year. For this, developer Rare, awarded pirates free Gold to thank them for their support over the years and the celebrations will keep going.

Now, the game has reached yet another milestone this year when they confirmed five million copies of Sea of Thieves were sold on Steam. Once again, the developer is awarding a free reward for all pirates that should have them raising a Grog or three.

Free reward for five million copies SoT sold on Steam

Sea of Thieves was made available on Valve’s storefront, Steam in June 2020 as the game had previously been exclusive via Xbox and Windows PC. The game was one of the first exclusive titles to be made available through Xbox’s subscription service, Xbox Game Pass.

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Five million copies of Sea of Thieves were sold since its Steam release in June 2020. (Picture: Rare / Xbox Game Studios)

More than a year later, the game has sold over five million copies on Steam and Rare are celebrating this achievement. This was announced on a blog post this week as the developer is rewarding all pirates with yet another free reward.

“As we’re never ones to shy away from a celebration, we’re marking this latest milestone of five million Steam sales with a special gift for the whole community over the next week.”

Until 29th December 2021 at 11:59 pm GMT, all pirates who set course along the high seas will receive the All Together Now! Emote as a thank you for helping the game reach this feat. According to the developer, this emote will come in handy when “keeping the band on beat when you’re out carolling”.

Back in October, the developer had rewarded pirates with free Gold after reaching 25 million players across all available platforms, including those who are playing via Xbox Game Pass.

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Complete the event challenges to earn festive rewards during the Festival of Giving event. (Picture: Rare / Xbox Game Studios)

Sea of Thieves is currently listed in Steam’s Winter Sale in time for the holidays if you’re looking to recruit “an aspiring sailor” to your party. Additionally, the Season 5 event, the Festival of Giving is currently live until 27th December 2021 by completing various challenges to earn festive rewards.

Don’t forget to check out our dedicated Sea of Thieves section for the latest news, updates, guides, leaks and more.

Featured image courtesy of Rare / Xbox Game Studios.