Rare was pretty busy last week with the release of the seventh season of Sea of Thieves, but that’s not all. It turns out that the British studio is also busy entertaining the Xbox boss, Phil Spencer.
In a brief post on social media, Rare’s official Twitter account revealed how it defended Phil For the first time in four years. The message mentions how he reached the teams, but doesn’t say exactly what he did. Of course, at least one of the screens has something in common forever wild.
This week we hosted a special guest as @XboxP3 visited @RareLtd For the first time in four years! From catching choirs to posing with ice cream and taking in an imaginary piano recital @ChappersChapmanHopefully we won’t have to wait until 2026 to see it… pic.twitter.com/xr3DQ2HjW4
— LLC Rari. (@RareLtd) August 12, 2022
Some Rare employees, including studio head Craig Duncan, shared more information on social media:
Yesterday was amazing. It gives you a sense of pride when you hear how other studios and developers view Rare, our games, and our culture.
As a long time Xbox fanatic there was something extra special about hearing it from Phil himself 💚 https://t.co/JptNsf6wBh
— j0toro 🔜 Gamescom (@j0toro) August 12, 2022
An impressive day @RareLtd Yesterday, a meeting with friends, colleagues and of course a visit from our special guest!
listen @XboxP3 Chat was amazing. Add some great insights too 😊
I got to meet Phil, ask a question and even take a picture while in line for ice cream. https://t.co/l0bSaqeEMV pic.twitter.com/jpeRYNrcNa
— Glenn Edwards (@Micro_666) August 12, 2022
To be fair to the boss, there was a global pandemic and very little travel during this time. It’s always nice to see you and visit the studio @XboxP3
Made for a fun day out @RareLtd https://t.co/NP3SATRqwj
— Craig Duncan (@Gamerboss) August 12, 2022
If you haven’t tried the new Sea of Thieves update yet, it includes new customization options, a ship progression system, ship loading economy, sovereign and shipbuilder perks, 100 levels of seasonal rewards, and an emporium upgrade.
Have you tried the new Sea of Thieves update? What do you think Phil was doing at Rare?