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Sea of Thieves Stuck on Searching the Seas: How to Fix This Error

It’s not been all plain sailing so far for the hardy souls braving the waves in Sea of Thieves. If you’re Stuck on Searching the Seas while trying to enter a game, you’re probably looking for a guide, map, anything to get you out of the metaphorical brig that is a seemingly never-ending error message. Thankfully for you, X marks the spot right here. Here’s how to fix the Sea of Thieves Stuck on Searching the Seas error.

Sea of Thieves Stuck on Searching the Seas Error Explained

If you have encountered the Sea of Thieves Stuck on Searching the Seas error message, then you’re flat out of luck, I’m afraid. It means that you are unable to connect to the game’s servers. It normally comes coupled with a Cinnamon Beard error message. Users are normally experiencing the Sea of Thieves Stuck on Searching the Seas Error for up to 30 minutes at a time.

How to fix Sea of Thieves Stuck on Searching the Seas Error

If you are stuck on Searching the Seas then you will need to restart the game. Per the Sea of Thieves support page, you will need to press the Xbox Guide button, highlight the Sea of Thieves tile, press the menu button and quit the game. You can then press the game tile again to restart it.

However, this may not work. If that is the case, your best course of action will be to remain patient. Don’t take my word for it. The Sea of Thieves team took to Twitter to reassure fans that there will be continual improvements to the game which may affect some users. Set sail for the good ship @SeaOfThieves should you need any more updates.

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