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Sea of Thieves reaches 8.4m lifetime players

Since its anniversary update in late April, Rare's pirate adventure has seen 2m users

Keeping Sea of Thieves afloat

Rare details how free expansions, focusing on the unexpected, and avoiding egregious monetisation has given its pirate game a buoyant future

Sea of Thieves reaches five million players as Cursed Sails expansion launches

Plus, 40 million hours broadcast on Twitch but it's still unclear how player count translates to sales due to Game Pass inclusion

Sea of Thieves hit three month target in a single day

Xbox Game Pass helped Rare to smash launch expectations

Jagex raises 225,000 for mental health non-profits

RuneScape developer, along with Rare, also recognized with Workplace Wellbeing Index award

Sea of Thieves attracts two million players in first week

Rare's shared world pirate adventure also drives streaming and Xbox Live friendship figures

Rare's voyage into uncharted waters with Sea of Thieves

Studio head Craig Duncan and executive producer Joe Neate discuss Rare's approach to its first service-based game

Spencer: "I don't want the Rare brand to mean Kinect Sports"

Xbox boss discusses the future of the UK studio

Rare director joins Sony Computer Entertainment

George Andreas leaves Rare after a 16 year career

Scott Henson takes head of operations role at Xbox, overseeing Lionhead

Former EA Origin biz dev Roger Walkden also joins Microsoft as chief of staff

Rare appoints Sega, Headfirst vet as creative director

Simon Woodroffe joins Microsoft's Kinect studio

Ex-Rare dev: Company is "a survivor"

Former Rare developers talk about the challenges and changes Microsoft brought to the company

Four new senior hires for Rare

Former Codemasters, Ubisoft and Relentless staff join the Kinect Sports developer

Rare veterans launch new studio's first title

Starfire Studios ready Fusion: Genesis for XBLA

Rare Breeds

Studio head Scott Henson on Kinect, Avatars and the future of motion sports

Rare hires new senior studio director

Sumo Digital and Codemasters veteran Craig Duncan joins Kinect Sports developer

Microsoft confirms redundancies at Rare

Twycross team downsized as roles open up at Birmingham facility

Scott Henson appointed Rare studio manager

Former Xbox Live, 360 and Kinect exec "honoured and humbled" to take the reins

Rare built prototype button controls for Kinect

But acid test for peripheral-free system was experimental software, says Burton

Rare: Kinect does work in small lounges

Microsoft studio dismisses concern that camera requires six feet of space to operate

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