Sea of Thieves PS5 launch date, time, pre-load and find out how to get early entry | Gaming | Entertainment | EUROtoday

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After months of hypothesis, Microsoft not too long ago confirmed plans to convey a few of its first-party Xbox video games to different platforms. After releasing the likes of Grounded, Hi-Fi Rush and Pentiment on PlayStation and Switch, Microsoft is lastly able to convey pirate journey recreation Sea of Thieves to PS5. Previously solely obtainable on Xbox and PC, Sea of Thieves has an April 25 launch date on PS5 and a 2pm BST UK launch time. It’s value mentioning, nevertheless, that the April 25 launch date is just for followers who pre-order the Sea of Thieves Premium Edition, which comes with 5 days of early entry. Priced at £59.99, the Premium Edition additionally comes with a Diabolical Dog Pet, in addition to the Season 12 Plunder Pass, the Dark Warsmith Set and Costume, plus numerous cosmetics and objects.

To guarantee you can begin enjoying just about the minute it goes reside, pre-order clients can really pre-load the sport forward of launch.

It’s value mentioning, nevertheless, that even in case you pre-load, you will must obtain and set up a small replace at launch.

The information was introduced by Sea of Thieves developer Rare on X: “Sea of Thieves is now available to pre-load for all Early Access pirates who pre-order the Premium Edition on PlayStation 5!

“A small replace can be required on April twenty fifth, however pre-loading ensures you possibly can then set sail as rapidly as attainable.”

If you haven’t pre-ordered the game, then unfortunately you won’t be able to start playing until April 30.

While this means Standard and Deluxe Edition customers won’t be able to play this weekend, the good news is that April 30 is the same day Season 12 launches.

To get things ready for Season 12, Rare is planning to take the game offline for maintenance on April 25. While this shouldn’t impact the PS5 launch, it’s worth taking into account, especially if you’re struggling to get online.

“Attention, pirates! The Sea of Thieves servers can be taken offline for mandatory upkeep tomorrow, April twenty fifth, from round 9am UTC. Please plan your Voyages accordingly,” reads an X post.

“This deliberate upkeep shouldn’t impression PlayStation 5 Early Access, which is scheduled to start at 1pm UTC/6am PT/9am ET on April twenty fifth.”