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Nov 14, 2023

Pirate-themed battle royale Blazing Sails has left Early Access for Version 1.0 release

From Press Release:

Haarlem, Netherlands – November 13, 2023 – Avast, ye scallywags! Iceberg Interactive is thrilled to announce the highly anticipated full release of Blazing Sails, the swashbuckling pirate battle royale developed by Get Up Games. Starting today, aspiring pirates and seasoned buccaneers can join the action on Steam and Epic Games Store, as we set sail into a new era of piracy. In honor of the release, Iceberg Interactive has chosen to keep the price at $14.99 along with extending a 35% discount for the launch week. 

Blazing Sails releases the new Caraval ship into the treacherous waters of the Battle Royale mode today, offering a thrilling experience like never before. Players can also choose to add some new limbs to their treasure chests when the Limbs of Lore DLC releases alongside the full launch.

In Blazing Sails, players will create their own unique ship and pirate, banding together with other players to command their mighty vessels. Navigating the high seas, they’ll hunt for loot, resources, unique weapons, and ship upgrades, engaging in fierce naval combat to sink every other ship and emerge victorious.

Key Features of Blazing Sails:

  • Engage in dynamic swashbuckling battles on both land and sea.
  • Loot supplies, weapons, and upgrades from surrounding islands and swiftly return to your ship.
  • Customize your playstyle with a wide array of plundered weapons, from shoulder-cannons to the legendary life-stealing Sword of the Sea.
  • Show off your spoils with customizable ship parts, clothing, and accessories.
  • Unleash your inner pirate by sneaking aboard enemy ships to remove their cork and steal victory.
  • Respawn until your ship meets its watery grave, encouraging bold and aggressive gameplay.

Blazing Sails 1.0 brings a treasure chest full of enhancements and adventures, including an engine update to version 4.27, ensuring a smoother and more immersive gaming experience. The game now runs on EOS (Epic Online Services), unlocking new possibilities for the game with its matchmaking system and crossplay, setting the course for a bright and dynamic future. With new servers on Amazon’s AWS infrastructure, players can navigate the treacherous waters with confidence.