Sea of Thieves

Rare reveal Sea Of Thieves Achievements

It’s only days away from the release of Sea Of Thieves and Rare have revealed the details of the achievements that can be earned in-game. As per the games – and developers – sense of...[Read More]

Buy an Xbox One X and get Sea Of Thieves Free!

We are literally only days away from the launch of Sea Of Thieves and Microsoft have announced that from March 18th through to March 24th – at selected retailers – a purchase of an Xbox On...[Read More]

Its Friday 9th March and the Sea Of Thieves Final Beta is now LIVE!

Its been teased and anticipated but Rare have now announced that the final beta for Sea Of Thieves will run from Friday 9th March at 12pm GMT to Sunday 11th March at 10am GMT. It is open to ALL Xbox O...[Read More]

Sea Of Thieves Scale Test running AGAIN on 2nd to 4th March

With only 19 days – 19 DAYS!!! – until release Rare have announced that the Scale Test will be running again this weekend, from Friday 2nd March to Sunday 4th March. There will be no new f...[Read More]

Avast! Sea of Thieves treasure awaits in March’s LootCrate

All ye keen treasure hunters better set sail for LootCrate, for there be Sea of Thieves treasure to be found. In this month’s crate, which is themed ‘Relic’ there’s an exclusiv...[Read More]

Super Lucky’s Tale and Rise of the Tomb Raider coming to Game Pass

The March additions to the Xbox One Game Pass have been revealed. We knew that Rise of the Tomb Raider was in there, and that Sea Of Thieves was also joining on March 20th as the first Xbox One exclus...[Read More]

Sea Of Thieves ‘Skeleton Fort’ Encounters detailed

One of the main criticisms aimed at Sea Of Thieves over the past few months is if there will be enough to do in the beautiful game world. As we now edge towards the March 20th release date, Rare are r...[Read More]

Another Sea Of Thieves Scale Test for 23rd to 25th February

Rejoice, drink grog, fire yourself out of a cannon! Yes, there is yet another chance to play Sea Of Thieves before its release on March 20th, as Rare have announced a second Scale Test happening this ...[Read More]

Sea Of Thieves Scale Test running from February 16th to February 18th

After our hi-jinks in the closed beta the TiX team will once again be sailing the seven seas, getting eaten by sharks and probably getting our galleon stuck in a rock formation again. Yes, Sea Of Thie...[Read More]

Sea of Thieves closed Beta preview

The long awaited Sea of Thieves finally releases this March, and to tease us further- and presumably iron out some of the bugs – the closed Beta has kicked off. We were lucky enough to set sail and en...[Read More]

Sea Of Thieves Closed Beta extended to January 31st

Great news for all of you would-be-Pirates out there as the closed beta for Sea Of Thieves has been extended by two days to Wednesday January 31st. This is all due to the issues that some players have...[Read More]

Swashbuckling closed beta adventures for Sea of Thieves lies ahead

Sea of Thieves has had ongoing closed Alpha tests for months now, with more and more pirates players being added each month. Now, in what may be the last play test before the game’s March 20 lau...[Read More]

Most Anticipated Games of the Year 2018

New game plus is activated, it is now +2018. Happy New Game Plus to you all. Following on from TiX’s 2017 Game of the Year, we’d like to present our Most Anticipated Game 2018. The staff here at TiX w...[Read More]

Sea of Thieves news at The Game Awards on December 7th

Xbox Games Marketing General Manager Aaron Greenberg let some news slip during Microsoft’s Extra Life marathon on Mixer. Greenberg mentioned that he “definitely encourages people to tune-in for The Ga...[Read More]

All Aboard the Sea Of Thieves Insider Program!

Yes, it’s finally happened! The Sea Of Thieves Insider Program has been randomly inviting wannabe pirates into it’s world for the best part of the last year, but now the gangplank has been...[Read More]

Xbox One X to be playable at EGX 2017

Sometimes a piece of news comes along that makes you smile, sing and dance for joy. This piece was one of those. Each year I go to EGX, whether at Earls Court in London, or more recently at the NEC in...[Read More]

Sea Of Thieves coming Early 2018

At the E3 conference Sea of Thieves was announced to be released in Early 2018.  New gameplay elements were also shown over and above what is currently seen in the Technical Alpha, including puzzles, ...[Read More]

Sea of Thieves Co-Op Gameplay

Sea of Thieves is shaping up to be an awesome looking game. The developers regularly release updates and videos explaining how the game is coming along. Senior Designers Shelley and Andrew Preston sit...[Read More]

TiX Podcast: Dissecting E3

Welcome to the This is Xbox Podcast. Join Greg Giddens, Steve Peacock and special guest Derek McRoberts for a new episode of the This is Xbox Podcast – episode 29 Dissecting E3. In this episode ...[Read More]

E3 showcases Sea Of Thieves gameplay footage

Ahoy their mateys, It’s been nearly a year since we first took lookout from the crows nest and gandered and what booty we could plunder from Rares up and coming pirate adventure Sea of Thieves. ...[Read More]

E3 Microsoft Conference – Sea of Thieves

Another Xbox One and Windows 10 exclusive announcement during the briefing was Sea of Thieves brought to us by Rare. The freedom of pirate life awaits in this adventurous voyage or multiplayer pillagi...[Read More]