Monkey Island developer and author Ron Gilbert has revealed that he wasn’t informed concerning the Sea of Thieves crossover with Monkey Island that was introduced earlier this week. Gilbert revealed this by way of a thread on Mastadon the place he was replying to a fan about his potential involvement with Sea of Thieves: The Legend of Monkey Island.
“Nope. Wasn’t even informed about it,” stated Gilbert. “Occurred behind my again.”
In line with Eurogamer, developer Horrible Toybox launched an announcement revealing that it gave Gilbert a heads-up concerning the crossover, however the crossover content material for Sea of Thieves was too far into improvement for Gilbert to have had any affect by getting concerned.
“Disney did give him a heads-up on the challenge as a courtesy, however the sport was properly into improvement at that time and he wasn’t given the chance to be meaningfully concerned,” stated Horrible Toybox’s PR in an announcement to Eurogamer. “[Gilbert] cares deeply about Monkey Island and needs the group at Uncommon properly with the challenge.”
Uncommon introduced Sea of Thieves: The Legend of Monkey Island throughout the Xbox Video games Showcase earlier this week. The crossover occasion will function 3 new Tall Tales, and might be out there to all Sea of Thieves gamers totally free on July 20. The Tall Tales will function varied characters from Monkey Island, together with protagonist Guybrush Threepwood, in addition to different widespread characters like Stan and Murray the Demonic Speaking Cranium.