Its official and confirmed from LEGO Ambassadors . Availablity of the LEGO Pirates sets is till the middle of 2010. LEGO Pirates wasn’t designed to be an on going theme so no further LEGO Pirates sets will be released. However, the line did sell pretty well so theres a chance LEGO Pirates may return again.
Even though LEGO Pirates will no longer be available, there will be lots of new themes coming in 2010 including Ben 10, Toy Story, and much more !