Sid Meier's Pirates! Image

Generally favorable reviews - based on 47 Critics

User Score

Mixed or average reviews- based on 21 Ratings

Summary: In Pirates! you take the leading role of a pirate captain in the 17th-century Caribbean, amassing fortune and fame in an attempt to seize your rightful place as one of the most revered (and feared) pirates in history. As your reputation and skills grow, so will the size and quality of your crew and your ability to take on larger enemy ships, raid and plunder heavily fortified ports, and locate ancient treasure. There's a whole cast of interesting and dangerous characters to meet, mysteries to solve, exotic island destinations to discover, and powerful alliances to forge.
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Rating: T
Developer: Firaxis Games
Genre(s): Strategy, General
Number of Players:1-4 Players
ESRB Descriptors:Alcohol Reference Mild Violence Suggestive Themes Violence
Offline Modes:Competitive
Connectivity:Live Aware
Customization:Downloadable Content
Compatibility:Plays on Xbox 360
Cast Credit
Rob Cloutier Art
Mark Cromer Sound And Music
Mike Breitkreutz Programmer
Jerome Atherholt Art
Michael Bazzell Art
Michael Bazzell Artist
Don Wuenschell Programmer
Brian Busatti Artist
Sid Meier Design
David McKibbin Programmer
Greg Foertsch Art
Greg Foertsch Artist
Steve Chao Lead Animator
Steve Chao Lead Animator
Jacob Solomon Programmer
Alex Kim Additional Animation
Alex Kim Art
Ryan Murray Art
Marc Hudgins Art
Jon Marro Art
Mike Gibson Creative Director
Mike Gibson Lead Artist
Paul Murphy Writer
Justin Thomas Art
Dennis Moellers Animator
Dennis Moellers Art
Casey O'toole Design
Casey O'toole Lead Programmer
Michael Curran Sound And Music
Barry Caudill Additional Production
Dan Magaha Additional Programming
Dan Magaha Writer
Dan Magaha Writer
Dan Magaha Writer
Rob McLaughlin Programmer
Greg Cunningham Additional Animation
Greg Cunningham Art
Ed Lynch Art
Ed Lynch Art
Mark Shahan Art
Megan Quinn Art
Nick Rusko-Berger Art
Nathan Mefford Programmer
Chris Sulzbach Additional Art
Michael Bates Art
Steve Martin Executive Producer
Roer Briggs Sound And Music
Bart Muzin Additional Programming
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Awards & Rankings

#35 Most Discussed Xbox Game of 2005
#25 Most Shared Xbox Game of 2005