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The first Xbox game in sales on…PlayStation Store!

The first Xbox game in sales on…PlayStation Store!

Microsoft recently announced that it will test the waters with a new cross-platform approach, bringing four previously exclusive Xbox Game Studio titles to other consoles on the market. As part of this new strategy, Obsidian Entertainment's Pentiment game has already arrived on Nintendo Switch, PS4 and PS5, while it is soon expected to set sail on Sony consoles and console. Sea of ​​Thieves.

This is the first game to be released in Rare's decades-long history Play Station Consoles and as everything shows, it is expected to be a huge success. Xbox address It managed to top PlayStation Store salesbefore its debut on April 30.

Going into detail, according to Sony's official digital store charts, Sea of ​​Thieves is currently The #1 pre-ordered game by most players. The remarkable thing is that it has gained access to the list of upcoming PlayStation exclusive games, such as Stellar Blade and Rise of the Ronin. In fact, Sea of ​​Thieves has managed to pass both Dragon's Dogma II, which will be released in a few days, and MLB The Show 24 from PlayStation Studios.

This achievement is specific to the US PlayStation Store, but the same has been observed in Australia, the United Kingdom, France, Germany and other countries.

For your information, Sea of ​​Thieves debuted on March 20, 2018 on Xbox One and PC, initially exclusively through the Microsoft Store. In June 2020, the title finally became available through Steam on PC.

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The game initially received a mixed response from fans and critics, but since then Rare hasn't stopped fleshing it out, adding plenty of content over the years. One highlight is the free expansion A Pirate's Life released in June 2021, which adds five narrative stories inspired by Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean film. In fact, players meet Captain Jack Sparrow himself! The second free expansion arrived in July 2023, titled The Legend of Monkey Island. This content pack celebrates Lucasfilm Games' Monkey Island and includes three Tall Tales missions.