Sea of Thieves: Ferry Time Further Rebalanced in Update 2.6.2

Update 2.6.2
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Do you love PvP action with friends in Sea of Thieves? Well, you might not like some of the changes implemented in Update 2.6.2 because the ferry time across crew sizes has been rebalanced.

For those who don’t know, pirates who die in Sea of Thieves will go to the Ferry of the Damned and wait a bit before a portal opens, leading them back to their ships.

In Update 2.6.2, the ferry time received some adjustments, which make it so that solo crews will only have to wait 15 seconds before the portal opens. However, once the crew sizes increase, the wait time increases as well; 19 seconds for two-pirate crews, 23 seconds for three-pirate crews, and 25 seconds for four-pirate crews.

The changes made are good if you only play solo. However, this is definitely not good if you want to engage in PvP with three of your friends.

Patch Notes

  • Bleakheart Banshee Ship Collection
    • Browse the entire Bleakheart Banshee Ship Collection. Premium items such as the Collector’s Figurehead and Sails are separate purchases outside the main Ship Bundle.
    • Players can also pick up just the core components of this set at a discount in the form of an Essential Ship Bundle.
  • Banshee’s Bait Bundle (Store Only)
    • Available from Steam Store, this bundle contains the Bleakheart Banshee Costume, Weapon Bundle and Tankard, along with 550 Ancient Coins to spend in the Pirate Emporium and a free 25,000 gold bonus for use in the Outpost shops
  • Replace Gamertags and Replace Ship Names
    • Players can now choose to replace gamertags or ship names independently, allowing creators who wish to protect themselves and others they meet on the seas to see Captained ship names if they choose.
  • Replace Captain’s Gamertag on Ship’s Banners
    • Captains now have access to a new setting, providing creators with more control over their Ship’s Banners. Captains enabling "Replace Gamertag on Ship’s Banners" will now find the Captain’s name on the banner is replaced when their ship is viewed by any other player.
  • Gameplay
    • Vanquishing emergent Skeleton Captains will now progress the Hunter of Cursed Captains Commendation.
    • Players who are away from their ship when migrating servers will now drop any held items before migrating.
    • Cargo Runs should now appear on emergent maps found inside barrels.
  • Captains of Adventure
    • The first Captained ship to join a server should now consistently retain previously saved ship decorations.
    • In the shipwright stock shop, Voyages will now appear locked and unavailable for purchase if a ship does not have enough space to store the Voyages.

You can read the full patch notes here.

Sea of Thieves Update 2.6.2 is available on Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and PC.

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