Pirates of Zaia is a multiplayer open world experience set in the World of Zaia game universe. Game play is round based; the player may choose to attack other ships or towns, hunt rival pirates, seek buried treasure or join other online players to build brotherhoods. Players can focus on battle or commerce as they find ports to convert cargoes to gold . Winning the round is determined by many factors. Accumulate wealth and notoriety to win over $150 dollars in tokens, but be wary, more notoriety means more notice by the great empires navies and rivals.