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Best Microsoft game of 2018 so far: 'Sea of Thieves' or 'State of Decay 2'?
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After being pilloried by gamers for a lack of exclusive content, Microsoft finally delivered two of its most anticipated titles to Xbox owners during the first half of 2018. Rare's "Sea of Thieves" definitely delivered on style, pairing a striking pirate aesthetic with some great multiplayer moments—even if it lacked depth. Undead Labs' "State of Decay 2" is a far more polished sequel to the original sleeper hit and its emphasis on co-op has tickled fans. Which title is the best Microsoft game of 2018 so far? 🎮

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The Telegraph gave "Sea of Thieves" four out of five stars, arguing that its carefree, sandbox nature opens gamers up to some truly spontaneous and memorable online experiences.

Rare have been clear about their goal of wanting players to create their own stories within Sea of Thieves, and it is safe to say they’ve succeeded. Let’s hope they can keep the ship on course.
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IGN gave "State of Decay 2" a score of 7.5 out of 10, noting its emphasis on co-op breathes new life into the franchise—while the concept of permanent death continues to amp up the intensity during long, stressful scavenger runs. 

State of Decay 2’s zombie-infested maps are good places to scavenge, fight, and survive in. Combat is satisfyingly brutal and the special zombies inspire some real fear of permanent death, even though the Blood Plague turns out to be more of a sniffle.
FINAL RESULTS
Entertainment
Best Microsoft game of 2018 so far: 'Sea of Thieves' or 'State of Decay 2'?
A festive crown for the winner
#VoteSeaOfThieves
#VoteStateOfDecay2