Move your pirate ship using keys W/S or up/down arrow keys. Direct the ship using the mouse, click left mouse to fire, use key E for auto fire, number keys 1-6 for using the skills.
Like other ocean-themed web browser games, in Piratez.io, you also take on a role of a cunning pirate trying to finish off all enemy pirates for a chance of dominating the entire ocean. You have to control your ship around the arena to hunt for the enemies then use your cannons to shoot them down from afar. You are able to kill them from a long distance. Whenever you pass a level, some experience points will be given to you. At level 10 and level 25, you can totally upgrade your ship to another one, like Roebuck, Happy Delivery, Fancy, Revenge, Royal Fortune, Golden Hind, Adventure Galley, Rising Sun, and Whydah. Every single ship has its own advantage that you can use to defeat the rivals easily. You should also prepare some good tactics in readiness then use them to deal with the tough enemies. Will you become the best pirate in this ocean? Play the game now!