New World is a multiplayer role-playing game in which players are allowed to find themselves in an alternative world of the period of the New World development. The historical realities of the seventeenth century will enrich with fantastic elements. The developers promise complete freedom of choice, and most of the events in the world will cause by the actions of the players.
New World is being developed by Amazon Game Studios. The project, which employs about 100 people, is led by game designer Patrick Gilmore. The multiplayer game is based on the period of colonization of the New World. In the game, players are sent to an open world, inspired by the atmosphere of the South American colonies of the seventeenth century. The developers decided to focus on developing a realistic survival concept and character talent system.
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- September 29, 2016 – the game announced;
- May 11, 2017 – the developers published screenshots taken on the game engine;
- January 9, 2018 – The first gameplay video appeared;
- January 29, 2018 – a data leak occurred with the announcement of the details of the game and various gameplay mechanics;
- August 26, 2018 – registration for the closed beta test of the game started;
- December 14, 2018 – The official alpha test of the game has begun.
The official release date for the game on the Windows platform is September 28, 2021.
New World is an open-world multiplayer video game in the genre of sandbox MMORPG. The gameplay is conducted from a third person. The player has complete freedom of action. He can cultivate the area and collect materials from plants and animals. He can create equipment and weapons, construct buildings, and even complete settlements. The game has an advanced crafting system. It allows you to hone one or another branch of the skill of your character.
The essence of the game is competition with other players. The player can cooperate in clans with other gamers or play alone and maximize the survival mode. An extensive PvP system allows you to capture different zones. It allows one group to strengthen at the expense of others.
The game also has a criminal system that allows players to fight bounty hunters looking for “criminals.” Actions such as attacking, dodging, or running requires strength that quickly depletes. Also, the character is subject to the action of various parameters of the body, thirst, and hunger.
Deterioration of characteristics will not lead to death but will drain the strength and endurance of the player. In addition to the dynamic change of day and night, the game provides for various weather phenomena.
The location is undergoing constant transformations – over time. You can even see the change of seasons.
To fight demonic monsters and people, players can use melee weapons and firearms. The game focuses on the player’s battle mode. A user who fails in the game can lose all their belongings. Other players can freely loot the belongings of a gamer who has fallen in battle.