Rare Announces Sea of Thieves Treasure Hunt; A Pair of Golden Bananas Valued at £80,000 as Prize

Rare Games upcoming Xbox One exclusive, Sea of Thieves, is one of the most anticipated upcoming titles, and what a way to build up more hype than to get people to solve pirate riddles for a chance to win a £80,000 value of golden bananas.

During the game’s first closed beta session, it managed to gather more than 300 thousand players, who collectively accumulated over 2 million hours of gameplay. Not only that, Sea of Thieves recently received its own Xbox One S bundle, priced at $299.99. Now back to the competition. Rare collaborated with the highly-respected London goldsmiths Smith & Harris, mostly known for the Kate Moss Siren, to bring to life a pair of golden bananas to give to the winner of this “digital treasure hunt.” The competition’s first riddle of 15 goes live on March 19th at 8:00AM GMT. Here is everything you need to know about this “digital treasure hunt.”

Find clues here on 19 March

Gather a pirate crew of up to four people. Starting at 8:00AM GMT, a new clue will be released every 3-4 hours over 3 days. Answers to these riddles could be anywhere, so look sharp. There are 15 fiendish puzzles to solve!

Complete The Riddle

Enter each answer into one of the 15 blank spaces in the Passage. But you won’t be able to submit them until all 15 puzzles have been released, so keep track of your answers as you go

Enter Your Team

When you have filled in all 15 answers in the Passage, submit your crew’s entry. The fastest crew in each region with all the correct answers will be invited to take part in an Ultimate Test – where one victorious crew will win the Golden Bananas!

Sea of Thieves releases on March 20th for Xbox One and PC.