Briefly: A new Steam update will make things significantly better for people with lots of games. The update just entered public beta, and it reduces Steam start-up time for people with large libraries and improves library performance in Big Picture Mode. My sale-engorged library just let out a whimper of relief.
Steam Update Makes Your Huge Library More Manageable
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Some games are so bad that you have to play them to experience it for yourself. Maybe it's not as bad as it looks. Maybe there's some nugget of goodness in there. Maybe the pure jank of it all will be fun.
Casting an eye over the internet, the general response to Sea of Thieves is underwhelming. The content is lacking. There's no real sense of progression. The combat is janky. Sea of Thieves wasn't meant to be about the game. It was meant to be about what you do with other people in the game. Is that enough?