Sea of Thieves has been the talking point of the internet for a while now and for good reason too. And when the game finally hit the shelves on March 19, players rushed to buy it and the servers have been under some serious pressure. Also Read - Everything Xbox and Bethesda showcased during E3 2021: Age of Empires IV, Xbox mini-fridge and moreAlso Read - E3 2021: What is it, entire schedule, how to watch livestream for free, what to expect
What should have been smooth sailing for the developers, it turns out has become a rocky patch for the developer team. The game servers are buckling under the pressure of the massive number of people who are trying to connect to the game. Also Read - Sea of Thieves’ first update is out and it is huge
The developers have used a number of colored beards to depict the different types of error that people could be facing. While these were made to tickle the funny bone, we re sure it won t help when they convey errors.
Players are encountering error like Cinnamonbeard and Greybeard which mean unable to connect and unable to log on or access server respectively. Dozens of people are tweeting about the errors on Twitter where you will frequently come across the terms Cinnamonbeard and Greybeard .
Besides these issues, people who have connected to the servers are reporting issues where they aren t earning any gold in spite of completing voyages.
These issues have kept the developers on their toes who have been busy pushing out updates since the release. Here are some of the poignant tweets from the company s official Twitter handle.
First week server issues for online multiplayer games that have created a hype are nothing new and should not indicate any trend. Established games such as Fortnite face server issues all the time and players are unable to log in from time to time. Hence it is no solid indication to the quality of the gameplay offered.
Sea of Thieves is now available for Xbox One and PC.