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Sea of Thieves celebrated Season 2 by lighting up Sydney skies

Xbox ANZ kicked off Season 2 by setting Sydney Harbour alight with a Sea of Thieves drone show

On 21 April, Xbox ANZ announced a drone show to celebrate the launch of Sea of Thieves Season 2. Since Sea of Thieves launched in 2018, over 20 million pirates globally have begun to chart their own tales of high seas adventures.

Curious fans were encouraged to piece together the map on social media and uncover the secret location of this Pirate themed celebration. A spectacular Sea of Thieves’ drone show lit up the night and recreated some of the game’s best iconography above Botanical Gardens, Sydney.

A stream was held on April 21 from 10:30pm* AEDT across Xbox ANZ’s Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Twitch for fans to catch the action! Viewers could also participate with their own socials with the hashtag #BeMorePirate. Fans could uncover loot of their very own with 50 Ancient Coin and 50 Plunder Pass codes up for grabs during the stream and the chance to win an exclusive, official Sea of Thieves treasure chest of pirate goodies including a limited-edition custom controller.

We’re excited to be celebrating the start of Season 2 of Sea of Thieves and thank our Australian fans for all their support over the last three years. 2021 is looking to be the biggest year yet, and we can’t wait to bring even more high seas adventures to Aussies. I would like to thank of fans who tuned into our drone show to watch the harbourside takeover fit for a pirate legend. – Tania Chee, Xbox Lead for ANZ

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Season 2 is the latest content update, available now for Xbox Game Pass and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers who can play the fan favourite title as part of their monthly subscription. Xbox Game Pass Ultimate includes Xbox Live Gold and unlimited access to over 100 high-quality console and PC games. New members can subscribe for just $1 for the first month, then $15.95 each month.

If you haven’t played yet, there’s no need to mutiny! As Sea of Thieves is also available at the Microsoft Store, Steam and other retailers in Australia (RRP AU$49.45).

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Xbox ANZ celebrates Sea of Thieves Season 2!

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From acclaimed developer Rare comes a shared-world adventure game that offers the ultimate pirate experience. Set in a rich world of exotic islands, hidden treasures and dangers both natural and supernatural, Sea of Thieves has everything you need to live the pirate life and is unlike anything