Sea of Thieves Fights With Fortnite For Twitch's Most Watched Game

Sea of Thieves Fights With Fortnite For Twitch's Most Watched Game

Microsoft's latest has a bit of streaming heat to it.

Earlier today, Microsoft let Rare's Sea of Thieves out into the wild, with streamers, reviewers, and players in certain regions able to finally dive into the full game. For a brief period today, Sea of Thieves scaled some lofty heights and became the most viewed game on Twitch.

Sea of Thieves holds the second place spot on Twitch right now.
On Mixer, Sea of Thieves takes the #4 spot.

It didn't last all that long though, as Fortnite caught back up, taking the number one spot with a gap of around 2,000 viewers as of this writing. Still it's a strong opening salvo from Sea of Thieves, giving the Xbox One a solid exclusive with some heat behind it.

It's interesting because on Microsoft's own streaming platform, Mixer, Fortnite has a strong lead over Sea of Thieves. Fortnite sits at around 4,300 viewers, followed by Minecraft, PUBG, and then Sea of Thieves. Mixer is the preferred platform for Xbox One streaming, but it seems streamers and viewers want to be on Twitch instead.

Weigh anchor! Trim the sails! And all that jazz! Consult our hints, tips, and tricks about Sea of Thieves, including how to customize your ship and how to start your first quest. Don't forget to download that Day One patch, either. It's something else.

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Mike Williams

Reviews Editor

M.H. Williams is new to the journalism game, but he's been a gamer since the NES first graced American shores. Third-person action-adventure games are his personal poison: Uncharted, Infamous, and Assassin's Creed just to name a few. If you see him around a convention, he's not hard to spot: Black guy, glasses, and a tie.

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