Ahead of subsequent week’s Sea of Thieves replace to herald some spooky new Halloween content material, Rare has launched some fascinating stats on the newly featured pets – together with what number of gamers have picked out sure in style names for his or her feathered or furry new companions.
Unsurprisingly, the preferred monkey names embrace some clearly Disney-inspired concepts, with Jack and Rafiki taking the highest two spots. Next up is Polly and Blue (presumably of Rio fame) for the parrots – however as will be seen from the infographic beneath, the extra fascinating names have been left off completely.
In homage to the sport’s govt producer, 153 pets have earned the illustrious title of Joe Neate. There are loads Antonios monkeying round on the excessive seas too (70 to be precise) – a reputation you would possibly recall from this little stream mishap final month.
On high of the pet information, it is that point of 12 months when all of the video games start their Halloween celebrations – Bloodborne’s began final week, Apex Legends’ kicks off subsequent week, and now we’ve a date for Sea of Thieves’ Fort of the Damned replace.
16th October is when the replace will go reside, although we do not know a lot about it proper now. More information is predicted in the beginning of subsequent week. However, we do know Fort of the Damned is claimed to be a extra “difficult” occasion, and can differ from final 12 months’s Festival of the Damned.
We additionally bought just a little extra data on the potential of personal servers coming to Sea of Thieves. Though it is not being labored on proper now, head of group, Joe Neate, mentioned it’s on a “mid-term roadmap”. Back in July, Neate advised Eurogamer it was one thing they have been trying to present sooner or later, so it is a good little bit of affirmation the developer has the function someplace within the pipeline.
As effectively as all this, the dev replace goes into element about just a few of the standard of life adjustments coming into the sport, resembling a greater diversity of female garments and adjustments to how loudly your pets freak out once you’re in fight.
Now is pretty much as good a time as any to get began in Sea of Thieves – in spite of everything, the military of Joe Neate monkeys and parrots is not going to construct itself.