As promised over the last few weeks, the latest Sea of Thieves update, patch 1.44, has arrived this week, bringing along a new type of Mercenary Voyage, the Reaper's Run. This takes place in a busy location where several crews will be sent to the same spot at once, so be prepared for battle on the high seas. There are also two other new Mercenary Voyages that take place in a quieter location, as well as a host of other gameplay improvements and bug fixes.
A full list of changes can be seen in the spoiler below, including the often mentioned changes to swordplay combat. Alternatively, you can join Executive Producer Joe Neate as he goes through the patch in the latest developer update video.
Patch 1.44 is available now.
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