A new live-action trailer for the shared-world pirate adventure game Sea of Thieves has been released titled “Museum of More Pirate.”
The trailer features The Goonies, Lord of the Rings, and Stranger Things star Sean Astin as a curator in a pirate museum. And while Lord of the Rings and Stranger Things are great, it’s fans of The Goonies who are going to be most interested in watching this trailer, even if you don’t intend on playing the actual game.
Check it out below along with more on the new trailer.
Here’s more on the “Museum of More Pirate” trailer and Astin’s involvement from Xbox Wire:
Like many of us on the team, we grew up as big fans of timeless classic movies like “The Goonies.” So it should come as no surprise that when our team went looking for the perfect person to play the lead role in the Sea of Thieves cinematic trailer, Sean Astin sat atop our list.
Today, before the official release of Sea of Thieves, I am excited to world-premiere our launch cinematic trailer, featuring Sean Astin as the curator at the Museum of More Pirate. A man determined to share his lifelong passion by preserving exhibits and sharing tales of real explorers from the game who’ve already become the stuff of legend. Sean brings an appropriate shot of charm and enthusiasm to the role and is known for his screen appearances in such well-loved stories as “The Lord of the Rings,” “Stranger Things” and, favorite of the team at Rare and early inspiration for Sea of Thieves, “The Goonies.”
Sean was an incredible partner to work with to bring the Museum of More Pirate to life as a testament to the fantastic community that has already formed around Sea of Thieves. From the first Technical Alpha in December 2016 to the recent Final Beta, we were consistently astounded by the stories cultivated by real players across the world. Thank you to Sean, our partners at 215 McCann and the fine folks at Rare for helping us to create a testament to Sea of Thieves’ established real player legends like Pikaaroon, Lizalaroo and KattTruewalker. We can’t wait to see what adventures inspire new exhibits in the museum starting tomorrow.
Tomorrow is a special day for the team at Rare and all of us on team Xbox. Sea of Thieves is an experience years in the making, and we couldn’t have gotten here without our teams globally. The Museum of More Pirate is just the latest testament to the great partnerships at work here. We hope that you’ll have as much fun playing Sea of Thieves as we have had making and supporting it.
I’m going to go ahead and assume this also means that there’s a Goonies Easter egg or two hiding in this beautiful pirate world for players to discover on their adventures. Maybe one of the maps you can acquire to set off seeking treasure will be Goonies-themed, which would be pretty spectacular.
You can pick up a physical or digital copy of the game for Xbox One now. It will also be available for Windows 10, and be available to subscribers of Xbox Game Pass as well.
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Meet the familiar-looking curator of the Museum of More Pirate (and just a few of his legendary exhibits) in this cinematic Sea of Thieves trailer! Game launches on Xbox One and Windows 10 PC on March 20th, 2018.