Pirates of the Burning Sea has announced they will be combining servers over the next 30 days, and closing the Blackbeard, Defiant and Rackham servers early Mach.
Flying Lab Software dissolves its relationship with Australian partners and opens a new server for players located in Australia.
Pirates of the Burning Sea kicks off its 14-day free trial offer. Find out more details by making the jump.
Patch 1.8 is now available for testing on the Testbed server. The developers behind Pirates of the Burning Sea recently posted the juicy details on what you can expect to see improved upon and also added to the pirate MMO. Check out the information below.
In this milestone there are some new and changed missions. 1.7 introduced the concept of...
The design of Pirates of the Burning Sea's official website was recently revamped.
In a remarkable collaboration between Community, ArtCo, Development and TestCo, I am proud to unveil the new Pirates of the Burning Sea website! This time around, we decided that we wanted to go with a site design that was brighter, more-user friendly, with a...
The live servers of Pirates of the Burning Sea are getting patched to version 1.6 tomorrow (1:30am-5:00am Pacific / 9.30am-1.00pm British Summer Time). Blood in the Water is the name of the patch and it's introducing new ships among many other things.
The results are in for the Pirates of the Burning Sea Board Tutorial video contest.
A player by the name of AlanB is the winner and his video can be viewed below. According to the PotBS team it was a very close vote.
There’s going to be several new ships available in build 1.6. The Pirates of the Burning Sea Boarding Party has been working together with David “Taelorn” Hunt who’s a designer of the game.
Read more about the new ships by following the links below:
The ‘Treason’ Pirate Flagship!
The ‘Archelon’ Frigate!
The ‘Couronne’ Mastercraft Galleon!
Flying Lab Software reveal their plans past patch 1.5, which they're "finishing off". FLS has been waiting for 1.5, since they feel it has a lot of great features that will appeal to players, now that 1.5 will be available soon their new main goal is:
Yep, that's right. You're going to be seeing more pirates and in the end this will...
The towns of Pirates of the Burning Sea are getting revamped with new art and the screenshots Flying Lab Software has released certainly make them look much more vivid and pirate-like.
Nate, the Environment Lead at FLS, explain what their plans are and what was done to the town you can view below in the screenshots, Skuzzy Pirate...
One of the employees of Flying Lab Software, the creators of Pirates of the Burning Sea have made an article which he recently published on the official PotBS website. It cover creation of art for games in general. So basically, it's not PotBS specific, however it's very in-depth and if you've thought of art creation for games, it might catch...
Flying Lab Software have published a preview of the UI in Patch 1.5. Quite a bit of energy have been put into redefining the UI of Pirates of the Burning Sea. The goal is for them to provide players with a much more clean user experience, and we all know (or, at least I do!) having a nice UI to play with really makes the experience so much...
A fresh article about ambush gameplay have been published by a developer of Pirates of the Burning Sea.
Rusty asked me what we think about ganking. Ganking has a long and difficult history within our design and development process, so it’s a hard question to answer with a simple ‘we hate it’ or ‘we love it.’
The term I’ve preferred to use is...
The patch notes for the recently released version 1.4 have just been published by the developers of Pirates of the Burning Sea.
This is a milestone upgrade and, as such, is a large download and contains several changes with broad impact.
Buccaneer class: All characters are receiving a forced respec and a free respec token. In...
The results of the Pirates of the Burning Sea Testbed Tournament are now available.
The PvP tournament on Testbed this Saturday was a roaring success, thanks in most part to the planning and dedication of Kashka_Coolwater, who was helped out by members of The Boarding Party.
The winners were:
1st Place: Garbad The Weak
2nd Place : Craig...
The developers behind Pirates of the Burning Sea very recently posted an introduction preview of what to expect of Patch 1.5.
What to expect in 1.5
Every month I write one of these “patch introduction” devlogs and every month it’s the same: Features! Features! Features! This one is different. After spending a few months packing a few big...
There's a PVP Tournament held on the Testbed Server in Pirates of the Burning Sea this Saturday, 24th May.
In an effort to help us test PvP in the upcoming 1.4 build, a member of the community has organized a tournament on the Testbed server this Saturday!
We were so inspired by Kashka_Coolwater’s efforts that we’ve decided to add to the fun by...
Curious about the Customer Support of Pirates of the Burning Sea? Then a very recent article published by Flying Lab might be just what you're looking for.
Overall, things have improved a great deal, I think. We’re still not where we want to be! Trust me when I say we’re still not satisfied with a number of aspects of our overall support. For...
You can now check out the in development Patch 1.4 on the Testbed.
As you’ve probably seen in Taelorn’s recent devlogs, patch 1.4 has a lot of important changes to careers, especially for Pirates. Now that this patch is ready for testing, my job is to be sure you’re going to like it. We need players like you to play with these new changes and...
In the most recent developer's log Flying Lab Software tells us about the many changes planned for The Freetrader (Pirates of the Burning Sea) in patch 1.4.
Freetraders are in a unique position right now. Nobody can survive as long as an FT and they can excel in different areas. They have a moderate amount of combat strength, but it can be...