Amazon has delayed the server switch function in New World resulting from some “edge instances the place the switch expertise doesn’t meet our requirements for its launch.” Furthermore, it has stated that there will likely be no server transfers between areas regardless of beforehand saying it could be allowed.
Community Manager TervzorFTW shared the information on New World’s official forums and stated the crew wants “some further time to get these points resolved earlier than we really feel comfy giving everybody their free server switch token.”
For these unaware, each account will get one free server switch token that can allow them to decide a brand new server of their chosen area. However, the “crew will proceed monitoring world populations, queue occasions, and can consider the necessity for a further wave of server switch tokens to be given out totally free.” Tokens may even be accessible for buy sooner or later.
These server transfers are crucial for sure New World gamers, particularly after server queues lasted for hours following the sport quickly becoming Steam’s most played game of 2021. To assist with the lengthy wait occasions, Amazon not solely blocked players from creating new characters in overstuffed servers, but in addition added more of them and asked that players join less popular worlds.
This is the place one of many larger issues arose, as some gamers determined to affix different areas in the interim with the plan of transferring again to their very own area when the problems had been solved. The New World Twitter account even stated that “yes, you can move between regions if you want.” Unfortunately, that info shared was incorrect.
In a Server Transfer FAQ post, it was confirmed that “the unique info supplied was incorrect” and that, “transfers are solely accessible inside your area, every area is a separate database and it isn’t potential to re-assign a personality to a unique area.”
For extra on New World, take a look at our New World Review in Progress, 20 things we wish we knew before we started playing, and what to do when you hit max level.
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