As part of the show, Joe announced that the game has now had 8.4 million unique players.
He also mentioned that over 2 million unique players have played the game in the time since the Anniversary Update.
Here is a summary of all the announced player milestones:
- 1 million players was reached in 48 hours
- 2 million players was reached in 1 week
- 4 million players was announced in June 2018
- 5 million players was announced in July 2018
- 8.4 million players was reached in June 2019
While Sea of Thieves still feels like it has a fairly niche community, it’s very encouraging to see the player base continuing to solidify over time.