Since its launch on Tuesday, Amazon’s MMORPG New World has seen quite literally overwhelming popularity. Despite having doubled server numbers since launch, the writer is now asking for brand spanking new followers logging into the sport for the primary time to discover and be part of low-capacity servers within the recreation whereas it seems to be to lower down on enormous queue instances.
As shared in an replace on Twitter (under), the event group spoke additional about how gamers might keep away from New World’s present queue instances – primarily, that is carried out by selecting to change into a part of much less standard server, somewhat than leaping into an already-packed world and ready to get in.
A message from the New World Team concerning launch, world queues, and character transfers. pic.twitter.com/wDSrlT8w93
— New World (@playnewworld) October 1, 2021
“Our group has been working across the clock to add as many servers as we are able to and can proceed to achieve this till we stabilize wait instances,” says Amazon. “While we try this work, there are alternatives to get into the sport shortly. If you’re a participant logging in for the primary time, forty % of our dwell servers have low or no wait instances. We encourage you to search these servers out and get taking part in.”
For present gamers, that is slightly more durable. While Amazon says that’s at present engaged on a function that may permit you to switch your character to a special server so as to extra simply play with pals, this at present is not doable within the recreation. The firm has acknowledged that it’s aiming to convey this function to followers subsequent week however, within the meantime, gamers already registered in oversubscribed servers have few choices however to await Amazon to improve capability and hope that newer gamers do not add to their already present wait instances.
The wait instances for New World communicate volumes concerning the recreation’s staggering recognition since launch. The new MMO has already change into the most played game of 2021 with an all-time participant rely peak greater than 200,000 gamers larger than Valheim’s, which previously held the record. On launch day itself, Amazon says that over 1,000,000 gamers entered the sport whereas the latest statistics printed on SteamDB present that regardless of points with servers, the sport has garnered a powerful new excessive of 758,543 concurrent gamers.
This won’t come as a shock to followers who had been following the sport prior to launch. The recreation’s open beta featured its personal successful stint on Steam when it ran again in July. For Amazon, New World provides a heartening but stark distinction to the corporate’s beforehand printed works within the gaming sphere. Prior to New World, the studio’s final efforts got here within the type of Crucible, a free-to-play multiplayer third-person shooter that is servers had been shut down in November following a fairly poor run on Steam.
If you are at present interested by diving into New World, ensure to take a look at our review in progress for the sport. Alternatively, for those who’re at present sat ready in certainly one of New Worlds server queues, then why not go the time by checking our devoted New World wiki, which features a vary of knowledge helpful for getting began on the shores of Aeternum.
Jared Moore is a contract author for IGN. You can comply with him on Twitter.