After the incredible success of our holiday Winds of Change charity event for Special Effect, where the community raised £4,100, we’re kicking 2020 off with sails at full billow.
With the launch of our new event registration system, you can now create a Sea of Champions account and register your crew for upcoming competitions, including our duo sloop pre-qualifiers on January 18th. Prepare yourselves, as this won’t be your standard Arena competition. After the hugely positive community reception of our four crew, no chests, free-for-all modifier, we will be implementing it again for this event. Pre-qualifiers will be a best of three format, leading to qualifiers on January 19th, and finals on January 25th. Deadline for event registration is Thursday, January 16th at 7pm EST and spaces are limited.
Our tournament process begins with qualifier matches where brackets of 4 teams will go head-to-head in a best of 3 format. The top 2 teams from each bracket will move on to the semi-finals with the same format structure. The results of these semi-final matches will bring the top team from each bracket into the Finals, where all 4 teams will compete for the Champion title across 5 rounds. Scoring is based on adding each round placement's assigned values, of which are First (8), Second (6), Third (4), and Fourth (2).
We’ve begun implementing systems that will allow our users to view and register for upcoming events directly through our website. Players will need to create a Sea of Champions account and notify their team Captain to use the event finder to register crew members for upcoming competitions. Members can view our rules and requirements to understand what is required to participate in our competitions. Follow our Twitter and join our Discord server to be alerted to when event registration opens up.
While we aim to unlock the true competitive potential of the player base, we also hope to inspire all skill types to participate in our events. Developing a healthy synergy between all skill levels is important to us and will cultivate a healthy environment for all to enjoy. To accomplish this we plan to deliver a variety of competition formats. To add value to this progressive competitive environment, we are constantly seeking avenues to enable us to deliver rewards to our contestants and audience.
Sea of Champions is a collaborative effort by a group of passionate and talented Sea of Thieves players, with professional backgrounds in visual effects, esports, and event management. After taking home the golden Xbox consoles from the Battle for Orlando, the team decided to build a platform that would allow the entire community to experience the high adrenaline thrills of an organised Arena environment.
With the goal of delivering unique, engaging interactions to contestants and audiences, Sea of Champions utilises proprietary systems to amplify the competitive experience. Not only do we strive to be the premier platform for you to enjoy your favourite swashbuckling naval combat, we also aim to be a driving force in shaping the future of the game in a positive and sustainable way.