Microsoft has announced that the Sea of Thieves closed beta will begin on January 24th at 12 noon GMT and run until 8.a.m on January 29th. That’s almost five days of piratey goodness.
The beta will not be the full game, Rare are holding some things back for players to discover come launch day on March 20th.
The Closed beta will be available only to those who joined the Sea of Thieves Insider Program before December 1st 2017 and those who pre-order the game.
The closed beta will also NOT be subject to the non disclosure agreement that the technical alpha was. So feel free to stream, record and post to your hearts content.
Be sure to come back during the beta for our first impressions.