Sea of Thieves, the high seas adventure that will playable on potatoes, is going to need some rigorous testing to make sure it runs on the wide collection of PC configurations as the devs
The Sea of Thieves closed beta will run for five days, from 4 a.m. PST on January 24 to 12 a.m. PST on January 29. The experience in the beta is a bespoke creation from Rare that will serve as a taste of what the full game will offer. As far as access goes, anyone that signed up for the Sea of Thieves Insider Program before December 1 and anyone that pre-orders will be able to participate.
Good news for content creators: The closed beta is not covered by an NDA. Streaming, videos, clips, screenshots and all are fair game. Information on downloading the beta client can be found on the game's FAQ.