Sea of Thieves takes you to the Sea of the Damned to avoid wasting Merrick in its subsequent Adventure

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Merrick is a well-recognized face to Sea of Thieves gamers. “Merry” Merrick is often the consultant of The Hunter’s Call, an NPC faction that might purchase items from you. Recently, the store has been closed, as a consequence of Merrick dying and returning as a ghost. His troubles aren’t over although: the following Adventure sees him kidnapped.

As the brand new cinematic trailer reveals, Merrick has been taken by the Dark Brethren and is being held on a ship within the Sea of the Damned. A Hunter’s Cry, because the Adventure is named, will go stay in Sea of Thieves in only a few days. It’ll be out there from Thursday, August 18 via Thursday, September 1 — that offers you two full weeks to rescue Merrick from his captivity.

Prior to this, Merrick had disappeared from his publish, kicking off the occasions of the game’s earlier Adventure, The Forsaken Hunter. Merrick and the New Golden Sands Outpost have seen loads of motion throughout Sea of Thieves’ latest story chapters. Thanks to some good Plunder Pass rewards in Season 7, gamers may even cosplay as Merrick himself.

Not all the things in Season 7 has been so well-received although. The focus of the brand new content material is Captaincy, permitting gamers to ascend to a brand new rank, personal their very own particular ships, and customise their captain’s quarters inside. New in-game achievements referred to as Milestones have been carefully tied to Captaincy: finishing the uncapped challenges over time would ultimately earn you the rank of Captain. Unfortunately, many gamers complained a couple of perceived grind related to the best way these Milestones have been carried out and tracked, leading to developer Rare lowering the necessities tied to the entire achievements.

Those modifications ought to result in a greater expertise general for people diving into A Hunter’s Cry later this week. If you occur to face any errors when taking part in the brand new Adventure, we’ve obtained you coated. We can show you learn how to repair the LavenderBeard and “Purchase Failed!” ship errors.