6 best pirate games every captain should play before Skull and Bones

If you’re looking for some plundering fun to fill the pirate void before Ubisoft’s Skull and Bones releases then these 6 games should definitely be on your Wishlists

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  1. replace "before" with "instead of" and the title will be correct for the current time, haha.

  2. Really? No Age of pirates: City of abandoned ships? No Port royale (2 is best) ? this is very weak list, still after many years AoP is unbeaten pirate game

  3. Cutthroats Terror on the High Seas beats Pirates! for me. Best Pirate game of all time.

  4. POTC New Horizons is a revamped and updated 2003 xbox game called Pirates of the Caribbean. Its been a work in progress for a long time but it is really good !

  5. the Song from 00:00 to about 1:30 in video is Experia- The Final Battle in case anyone is looking for awesome pirate battle music!

  6. lmfao. Skull and Bones what a heart breaker.

  7. in the aftermath of the FAILED 'skull and bones ' game, a GOOD pirate game must have (yes im looking
    especially at u ubisoft traitors(!) not in specific order :

    they functions and firing of cannons must be beliable and well made and fun, shooting back and forth between ships, the explosions must be good,
    the screams and chaos and shouting orders must be top notch dammit

    ambient souds must be good and natural for background noise from animals, nature, town noises, etc

    the sfx and music must be of good quality and FIT THE THEME and natural mood of the settings at any given time !!

    some sea monsters

    believable wave looks and physics, nothing crazy but still

    beliveable change of weather functions , not to often but still

    good controls of the ships maneuvers
    (not either slow gran turismo or arcade extremes

    should have confrontations and /or fights w wild animals

    must have sieges of towns and strongholds !

    must have some kind of believable diplomatic options that will influence the game in some degree

    the players CHOICES SHOULD have some kind of consequences

    doesnt have to be a rpg game but SHOULD have rpg ELEMENTS

    must have some kind of supernatural elements or vibe in it somehow

    the possibility of treasure maps and and digging up at least 5 hidden treasures at 5 very different locations Scattered in the game world…

    a decent story, not on a book level but relatable

    good and fun boarding functions ships

    good and fun fighting on those said ships

    having the POSSIBILITY to WALK around freely at least in 30% of the gameworld LAND MASS minimum but not everywhere all the time

    but sailing around EVERYWHERE none the less , no limitations here !!

    building and modifying, customizing and repairs options of ur ship(s)

    must be able to build and maintain at least 3 ships if so wishes at any given time during the first HALF of the game

    must have some kind of romantic and perhaps lewd content, but silly and not to serious or raunchy

    must have character duels,either as a part of the story, sidewuests or both !!

    must have backstabbing story content and side quests

    must have freedom of choice in every aspect of the word…explore, dialogue options etc… the players should feel that they are in a world where things they do matter and whatnot

    the firing of cannons and the aim mechanism must be easy to learn but can be hard to master

    must have different cannonballs

    should have customizable weapons

    recruiting and maintaining and interactions between u and your crew and among the crew members themselves crew SHOULD be a big part of the game

    a suggestion for night and day cycles would be either to have it scripted related (like some quests are days , some are nights) and/OR have them constant , like 3 hour daylight vs 1 hour night IRL…

  8. Rockstar needs to step in and give us a pirate gta like they gave us a cowboy gta with red dead

  9. 6 pirate games you should play instead of Skull and Bones

  10. You should not play skull and bones at all. terrible game

  11. I would check out Pirates of the carribbean 2003 game. One of my first experience of pirate game. Nostalgia

  12. I gotta go Old School here… Sid Meier's Pirates, OG and 2004 editions! Both are some of the best fun you'll ever have playing an open-world game. 😁

  13. Pillars of eternity is awesome and I don't even like it's genre much…

  14. no corsairs? wow i am surprised, it is one of the best ever made imho

  15. There’s 5 pirates of the Caribbean movies not 4.

  16. 2024 and AC4 is still the best pirate game out there.

  17. Was Risen 2 any good? It was apparently a little pirate-y; never played it myself.

  18. Its really depressing that "best pirate games" in 2023 is still just a bunch of low res isometric games…. how have we not had any AAA pirate games…. its criminal.

  19. The only good one hre is AC IV. Skull and bones will be a disaster, and hopefully some other studio will make an actual pirate game that will be a thousand times, overshadowing black flag and S&B

  20. The best pirate game's of all time is Cutthroats: Terror on the High Seas, followed by Sid Miers Pirates! and last but perhaps not least AC IV: Black Flag. Port Royale 2 was pretty good for piracy as well…. If you enjoy any of those games do NOT waste your time with Sea Of Thieves

  21. If u want storyline and funny cutscenes sid meier s pirate is best ,black flag is great too

  22. To this day, all I've wanted was Pirates! redone in a AC4: Black Flag style n look hahaha

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  24. Sea of Thieves is really the only option but it still has some major flaws I wish they would adjust: the combat system, more ships and customization than just 3, more incentive than just cosmetics and gold.

  25. sea of thieves ruined pirate games for at least 5 years, it'll forever be at the bottom of my list. it's literally nothing lmao just a cash shop and water.

  26. It is old but Sid Meier's pirates is really good

  27. Buccaners – Skyward digital – a polygon pirate SP simple adventure

  28. Sot would be alot better if we could have our own town/hideout to upgrade

  29. Margaret…..MAAAARGARET. Have we got any pirate memory games?

  30. Black flags the best and will never be beaten

  31. *6 pirate games you should play instead of skull and bones

    Don’t waste your money, skull and bones is gonna be a broken meas

  32. It's a shame that up to this day the only good modern non-isometric single-player RPG about pirates is AC IV: Black Flag.

  33. Ubisoft have exhausted all its resources to invent a new game. They are just giving us new enteries of previous franchises and expanded certain events/in-game mechanics to give us RB6 extraction as well as Skull & Bones

  34. The only game on your list, that makes it on my list, is Black Flag. I've been waiting decades and since the birth of video games, for that perfect pirate game, that most likely I'll never see in my lifetime.

    1) Vendetta: Curse of Raven's Cry
    2) Two Worlds 2: Pirates of the Flying Fortress
    3) Sea Dogs/Pirate's of the Caribbean (series)
    4) Age of Pirates (series)
    5) Assassin's Creed: Black Flag
    6) Pirates of the Burning Sea
    7) Tortuga (series)

    P.S. I also have zero interest whatsoever in Skull & Bones or any other Pirate ship Battle Royale simulator. What an insult of a game, to all pirate fans of the world!

  35. i think you meant to say instead of skull and bones

  36. Sorry….but there are five PotC films, not four…

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