Sea of Thieves is available from today on PC, Xbox One and Xbox One X and as often happens for games strongly based on the online sector it is not uncommon to come across error messages when connecting to servers. We will thus see in this guide how to interpret and resolve the errors of Sea of Thieves.
Below are all the currently known errors and brief instructions on how to try to solve various problems. For Sea of Thieves, Rare has decided to rename the errors with the suffix “Beard”:
This error occurs if you experience problems with your Xbox LIVE Gold subscription. Verify that your subscription is active and associated with the gamertag you are using.
Alabasterbeard, Allmondbeard, Cyanbeard:
These three messages are displayed in case of connection problems. Try restarting the router or console.
This error can occur in the following cases:
1. The servers are closed, try again later.
2. You are logged in with more than one gamertag. Exit all other accounts and start the game using the account you have been invited to play.
Cinnamonbeard and Bronzebeard:
These two errors appear if you cannot connect to the servers. Here are some tricks to solve the problem:
1. Press the Xbox button on the controller and highlight the Sea of Thieves app. Press the Menu button, select Exit and press the A button. Restart the game, navigate the menu and try to start a new game.
The client is outdated, checks for updates to Sea of Thieves.
This message indicates a server-side problem, Rare is working on their stability.
Servers are not available due to an update or there are no ongoing game sessions at this time.
Monitors anti-virus or firewall settings, or proxy servers and other network management tools that may cause blockages in using Sea of Thieves.
This message occurs in case of removal from a game session due to prolonged inactivity.
Ahoy Pirates for another update! We have released globally and would like to thank everyone for their patience. We are working through this to ensure everyone can have an enjoyable gaming experience. Thanks again for your support as we continue to look into these final issues. pic.twitter.com/sZBAfbowof
— Sea of Thieves (@SeaOfThieves) March 20, 2018