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Sea of Thieves player-generated stories will be the best game Rare has ever made

When it's not helping us relive many of its greatest games via Rare Replay, legendary British studio Rare is busy crafting its latest caper - Sea of Thieves, a cartoony MMO with a pirate twist. Revealed at E3 2015, the new game is looking to break tradition - rather than crafting an original tale, Rare wants to give players the tools and resources to build their own stories.

"I think with Sea of Thieves, what you’re really going to see as you find out more about the game, is that it’s also about allowing people to create their own gaming memories," says Microsoft corporate VP Kudo Tsunoda in the latest issue of Official Xbox Magazine. "It's about enabling people to create their own stories through limitless possibilities, and I think that’s what Rare has always done a great job of historically – it is great at creating these super emotional memories and attachments that people have to games."

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