You can now play Pirates of the Burning Sea™ for free! No subscription is required to access and play much of the game*. Premium content is now available for purchase through the in-game store, Treasure Aisle, or through a Captain's Club membership, available for US$14.99 per month (plus applicable taxes).
Click here to compare features included with free-to-play accounts, Captain’s Club memberships, and Premium accounts.
If you are looking for the trial version of the game, it is no longer available. You can now download the game and play for an unlimited time for free.
Pirates of the Burning Sea™ is an MMORPG featuring high-seas action and adventure in a bold world of pirates and plunder. Set against the backdrop of the New World of the 18th century, players can choose one of three nations - England, France or Spain - or choose the role of a Pirate and battle it out for glory and power.
- Choose to be a Naval Officer, Privateer, Freetrader, Buccaneer or Cutthroat.
- Battle other players to control more than 80 conquerable ports in the Caribbean.
- Become an elected Port Governor and influence economy and defenses.
- Engage in tactical ship combat, firing broadsides and boarding the enemy using one of over 150 historical ships.
- Specialize in one of four different styles of land combat - formal Fencing, dual-wielding Florentine, treacherous Dirty Fighting or brutal Brawling.
- Explore the world and make a name for yourself in more than 1000 missions.
- Vie for power and wealth with the fully player-driven economy.
- Design your own personal flags and customized sail patterns.
* Terms and Conditions: Soon no software purchase will be required to play Pirates of the Burning Sea™, and no subscription purchase will be required to play much of the game for free. Some game enhancements and premium content will need to be purchased from Treasure Aisle, the in-game store, as part of the Premium Player plan, or by purchasing and maintaining a monthly Captain's Club subscription ($14.99 per month plus applicable taxes). Pirates of the Burning Sea™ requires internet connection to play, and you are responsible for all applicable internet fees. To play as a Premium Player at no additional cost, you must be a former Pirates of the Burning Sea™ subscriber with an account in good standing, or if you are a new player, you must pay for or have paid for at least one month's subscription at $14.99 (plus applicable taxes). To subscribe, update your Station Account profile with a valid credit or official SOE Game Card. To purchase Station Cash™, update your Station Account with a valid credit card or SOE Station Cash Card activation code. Promotional gameplay time and Station Cash are non-transferrable, and promotional in-game items are non-tradeable. Items, Station Cash and gameplay time have no cash value, and are subject to the game's End User License Agreement and Station Terms of Service.