Sea of Thieves has an Awesome Banjo Kazooie Celebration in its New Update

Sea of Thieves has an Awesome Banjo Kazooie Celebration in its New Update

A special “Bird and Bear” figurehead is now available from the shipwright in Sea of Thieves.

Rare has added a Banjo Kazooie reference into Sea of Thieves to celebrate the iconic platformer's 20 year anniversary. It's called the "Bird and Bear Figurehead", and is a cool, but fairly reserved nod to one of Rare's most beloved games.

You can pick up the Bird and Bear Figurehead for 1998 gold (a throwback to the year Banjo Kazooie debuted on Nintendo 64), from the game's shipwright. Rare has confirmed that the Banjo-themed item is now available in Sea of Thieves:

In case you didn't know, developer Rare is responsible for both Sea of Thieves and Banjo Kazooie. The seasoned studio also released the likes of 007 Goldeneye, Donkey Kong Country and Perfect Dark. Its latest game, Sea of Thieves, released earlier this year, and has been receiving regular updates since.

The Hungering Deep was the most recent major update to the game, and added new riddles to solve, instruments to use, and questlines to follow. There is a new expansion set to arrive this month in the form of Cursed Sails, with another expansion called Forsaken Shores set to arrive in September. Details for both are pretty scarce at present, though we do have a brief trailer which was shown during Microsoft's Xbox E3 2018 Press conference.

For more on Sea of Thieves, including some tips on how to get started, head over to our Sea of Thieves Guides Hub. For those of you who've spent a little more time with the game, check out our Sea of Thieves Hungering Deep Guides Hub for info on how to solve all riddles, find Merrick's, and more, in the Hungering Deep Expansion.

Jake Green

Guides Editor

Jake is a former freelance writer who now heads up guides for USG. He spends his days dreaming of an X-Files dating-sim and will play literally any game with monkeys in it. He has an unhealthy obsession with Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, and would pretty much trade a kidney for Skate 4 at this point.

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