The closed beta for Sea of Thieves has been extended by two days, after an error occured for players who had pre-ordered the game were unable to gain access to it.
Many players on Xbox One and Windows 10 couldn’t find a game to join, with an error message popping up stating that the player was “too early” to access the beta. In response to this, the beta has been extended by two days, and will now finish on Wednesday, January 31st at 8am GMT.
An update on the official website stated:
We know your gaming hours are precious and our number one goal is to get everyone with Closed Beta access into the game as soon as possible. Whilst we work on making this happen, we’d like to announce that we’re extending the Sea of Thieves Closed Beta by two days. This means the Closed Beta will now end on Wednesday, January 31st at 8am GMT. We want to ensure that anyone who has missed out on any time sailing the seas still gets to enjoy the Closed Beta to its fullest.
Meanwhile, Sea of Thieves will release on Xbox One and Windows 10 on March 20th. Recent news also suggests that the game will be a part of the revolutionary Xbox Game Pass, granting subscribers access from the day of release.