If you've always thought swashbuckling sandbox Sea of Thieves could use more sci-fi crossovers, this is your week. A Borderlands inspired ship set is coming to Sea of Thieves today in an event called Making Mayhem and, as with all things Borderlands, it's not exactly subtle.
The new décor is bright red and yellow, and includes a hull, sails, cannons, capstan, and captain's wheel. And yes, there's even a Claptrap figurehead to bolt onto your bow. I'm not exactly a fan of the noisy little robot, but I have to admit this wooden barrel version of him is pretty darn cute:
How do you earn this gaudy new set of ship cosmetics? By going ham all over the Sea of Thieves:
"Minor Mayhem Challenges are bite-sized tasks like blasting a shark with a Gunpowder Barrel or torching skeletons with a Firebomb, while Major Mayhem Challenges are more lucrative but demanding acts like looting all the gold piles in a Treasure Vault or tearing through a Tall Tale," explains the Sea of Thieves website.
To get the full details of all the challenges, just meet Larinna at any outpost and she'll fill you in. It's a limited time event, so you'll need to complete the challenges by September 7 in order to claim all the pieces of the Borderlands ship set.