Sea of Thieves is the latest game from Rare and Microsoft, and it seems the popularity of the game and the number of users sailing the ship is overloading the server. It’s possible that you might be seeing error codes right on your screen, and here is the list of what they call as “Beard Errors“, and what they mean.
Sea of Thieves Beard Error codes & messages
Sea of Thiesevs Server Issues:
FluffyBeard: Server down or is getting an update.
Lazybeard: Removed from sessions due to Inactivity.
KiwiBeard: Apart from the server issue, it could also be because of multiple profiles signed into your account. Sign them out, and only sign-in to your account.
This error code started appearing recently, and its restricting new players to join the game. However, please do check your antivirus/firewall settings, proxy servers or other network management/manipulation tools. This should get resolved from companies end.
CinnamonBeard & BronzeBeard
In case you are not able to connect to the Sea of Thieves game, you will have to relaunch the game. That’s your best bet right now if the connections are good. Closing the game is straightforward:
Press the guide button on your controller, and navigate to the Sea of Thieves game.
Once it is highlighted, press the menu button on the controller, and select quit by pressing A