Fight for survival in Blazing Sails, a pirate battle royale game! Create your own unique pirate and ship. Band together with other players to command your mighty vessel. Navigate land and sea for loot, resources, unique weapons and ship upgrades. Sink every other ship to win the skirmish!
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Very Positive (180) - 88% of the 180 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Very Positive (2,509) - 90% of the 2,509 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Nov 5, 2020

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Note: This Early Access game is not complete and may or may not change further. If you are not excited to play this game in its current state, then you should wait to see if the game progresses further in development. Learn more

What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“Over the last few months, we’ve received a ton of support and feedback from our public testing via Discord, and we think it’s important to keep this going! Blazing Sails has already improved a lot from the pre-alpha and we couldn’t have done it without our devoted community. Early Access allows us to keep expanding this amazing community and keep the valuable feedback coming while testing our newest features.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“We still want to implement, balance and fix a lot of stuff before we can start calling our game “fully finished”. Of course, this takes time - especially for a small team. Get Up Games is a start-up studio, Blazing Sails being its first game. We want to do it right. While we think the Early Access period will last about 6 to 9 months, we don’t want to fix ourselves too hard on a specific date. If we don’t feel like our game is finished, we also won’t feel comfortable with a full launch.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“There is still plenty of stuff we want to add! That being said, the Early Access version of Blazing Sails contains all the core mechanics and features we wanted the game to have. Things we will add during our Early Access period will be stuff like:
• More ship types
• More Islands
• More weapons and weapon types
• Lots of extra pirate and ship customisation
• Extra ship upgrades
• Female character model
• Custom server options
• Bug fixes and balancing
• Performance improvements
• Controller support
• Different map settings (weather conditions)
• Extra language options
• …”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“The current version of Blazing Sails contains all the core features you need in order to have plenty of fun! These are all relatively well polished but can easily be expanded and improved upon in the near future. Right now the game contains:
• 20+ unique weapons (including a few wacky ones)
• 2 ship types: "The Brigantine" (slow moving, tanky) and "The Junk Ship" (fast moving, fragile)
• 6 unique Island (clusters) to explore including a few event-themed ones (Pirate town, Trident cluster, Temple cluster, Kraken Keep, Icy Caverns and the Lunar Lands)
• 5 different map settings (noon, sunset, night, foggy day and foggy night)
• Ship upgrades for the steering wheel, swivel cannons, cannons and capstan
• 500+ pirate and ship customisation unlocks
• Client/community hosted servers including a few admin commands
• Official dedicated servers
• A party system including in-game Steam friends list
• Anti-cheat system
• Much more!”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“The current plan is to increase the price upon full release but this is not final yet.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“We’ve already implemented and considered a lot of community suggestions during our Discord testing phase and closely look at the reactions of the community every time after we push a new update. If you want to suggest something, give feedback, or report a bug the official Blazing Sails Discord is the ideal place for this. We tend to be quite active on Discord and read through the suggestions and feedback many times a week. We’re essentially making Blazing Sails the game we’ve always wanted to play. We would also appreciate devs listening to the community.”
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“I love it dude, I'm having so much fun man. I'm having so so much fun.”

“A swashbuckler showdown the likes of which no other battle royale has ever delivered.”
The Escapist

“It's like Sea of Thieves Arena had a child with Totally Accurate Battle Simulator and Apex Legends.”
Captain Falcore

About This Game

An all-new Battle Royale experience!

Tired of dropping out of the sky or building your own walls? Blazing Sails offers a dynamic mix of swashbuckling on dry land and naval combat against enemy crews!

Have No Fear!

Pirates laugh in the face of danger. You’ll keep respawning until your ship has completely sunk. - so it pays to take risks and play aggressively right from the start of a match.

Honor Amongst Thieves

Loot supplies, weapons and upgrades from the surrounding islands, then quickly teleport back to your ship! You can even share your plunder with your crew by dropping it in the Loot Deposit!

All for One, One for All

Looting is just one of the jobs to be divided among the crew - who’s gonna use that wood to repair the hull? Who will load the cannons with new ammo? And who will navigate and keep the ship out of the dead-zone? You’ll need to communicate and cooperate to secure the victory!

Choose Your Vessel!

A variety of ship types offer distinctly different playstyles for your crew. The Brigantine is the classic - with a hull that can take a pounding and some serious firepower. The Junk Ship is smaller, faster and packs a front-facing cannon for daring head-on assaults!

Equip a variety of legendary pirate arrrms

Change your playstyle based on the weapons you plunder. Take to the crow’s nest with your trusty sharpshooter, or board an enemy ship with the legendary life-stealing Sword of the Sea! Like something more explosive? Try the shoulder-cannon or fish-launcher. To each their own!

Different Ways to Win

Pacifist at heart? It’s possible to win without firing a single shot! Just sneak aboard an enemy ship and remove their cork. Just make sure someone’s defending your own vessel while you do!


No two ships or pirates are the same! Show off your booty with a swath of customisable parts, clothing and accessories - embroidered jackets, gilded hulls, golden peg legs - you’ll get real fancy, real fast!

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: Intel Core i3 or equivalent
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 550 Ti or equivalent
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 5 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: For Low graphics quality at 720p
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel Core i7 or equivalent
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 or equivalent
    • DirectX: Version 12
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 5 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: For High graphics quality at 1080p

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