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Sea of Thieves’ ‘Day One Patch’ is a joke

A software update of a different sort

Sea of Thieves

It’s no secret that Rare has paid close attention to community response to Sea of Thieves, its upcoming Xbox One and Windows PC pirate adventure. To wit: One fan on Reddit recently asked for a “day one patch” — a pirate eyepatch with the numeral 1 slapped on it — and Rare quickly obliged.

“Dear Rare, don’t miss the opportunity to release a ‘Day One Patch’ eye-patch with the games Day One Patch,” user Jefabell wrote in a post on the Sea of Thieves subreddit in late February.

“I think this is a must,” user ZilorZilhaust responded. “Just a black eye patch with the #1 on it.”

Well, that’s exactly what’s in the game now.

Reddit user Darkwizard98

As noted in the item description: “A message in a bottle from Jolly Jefabell washed ashore. Eye patch makers read it and said ‘aye.’” Credit where credit’s due.

Here’s what it looks like in-game, courtesy of redditor Darkwizard98, who said the eyepatch costs just one coin:

Sea of Thieves is coming to Xbox One and Windows PC on Tuesday, March 20.

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