Rare has posted a new Sea of Thieves News video today. In this update the team behind the shared multiplayer pirate game have revealed some information on the upcoming update. It’s called Ashen Winds and it’s coming July 22nd. The update will mainly two things. A new encounter with a new reward and fixes for hit registration.
While Rare hasn’t revealed what the new encounter will be like, we do have information on the reward you get by defeating it. An ashen wind skull will be your reward. It’s both a treasure and a weapon. You can use it to set other players and ships ablaze, like a flamethrower, but the longer you hold on to it, the less gold you’ll receive for it when selling it to Lady Olivia.
Besides this, Rare is working on improving the hit registration. This has been a much heard request from the community, has hit detection hasn’t been great in the game. The team back at Twycross is bringing the first set of fixes on hit registration in the upcoming update.
We’ll probably hear more about Ashen Winds in the coming week.