We are aware of an issue in which the Sea of Thieves game update does not always start downloading automatically. This can result in players seeing the following beard errors:
In order to resolve this issue please follow the steps below.
Press the Xbox Nexus button on your Xbox One controller
Press down on the D-pad once or on your main thumbstick and select 'My Games and Apps'
Select See All
The Sea of Thieves game client update should now begin.
Should your issue persist, please select 'Raise a Support Request' below to contact our Sea of Thieves Customer Support team.