Windows Store Version - Receiving the corrupt install error code A01

If you are currently using the Windows Store version of Sea of Thieves and are receiving the Corrupt Error Code A01 when trying to launch the game (such as shown below):

Screenshot of an example A01 error message

Please first try adding SOTGame.exe to your anti-virus applications white list.

If the issue persists after that we would then recommend trying to boot the game after disabling your anti-virus.

Sophos have also released a workaround for their users who are receiving this issue:

https://support.home.sophos.com/hc/en-us/articles/360053083431-Allowing-games-to-run-along-Sophos-Home-


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