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New World Ultimate Beginner Guide

Everything you need to know to prepare yourself for the New World preview event in one, large guide. The perfect starting place for new players.

List of Servers for the New World Preview Event

The New World team has posted a list of server names and their locations ahead of the preview event. Keep in mind that more servers will be added if necessary.

Server Location World Name
EU              Fort (Balmy Veldt)
EU              Pondscum (Balmy Veldt)
EU              Rusty (Balmy Veldt)
EU              Waterway (Balmy Veldt)
EU              Yafda (Balmy Veldt)
EU              Bark (Blighted Wilds)
EU              Hovel (Blighted Wilds)
EU              Pox (Blighted Wilds)
EU              Rotfellow (Blighted Wilds)
EU              Spryla (Blighted Wilds)
EU              Curse (Brackwater)
EU              Ebonrock (Brackwater)
US East         Breakwater (Cascade Harbor)
US East         Haven (Cascade Harbor)
US East         Inkwell (Cascade Harbor)
US East         Pride (Cascade Harbor)
US East         Stoneview (Cascade Harbor)
US East         Hydnora (Cruel Vista)
US East         Knot (Cruel Vista)
US East         Leyroot (Cruel Vista)
US West         Alioth (Devil’s Quarry)
US West         Bayhowl (Devil’s Quarry)
US West         Crone (Devil’s Quarry)
US West         Hurtfang (Devil’s Quarry)
US West         Offal (Devil’s Quarry)
US West         Fanglethorn (Fertile Crescent)
South America   Crown (Fury Bay)
South America   Might (Fury Bay)
South America   Redemption (Fury Bay)
South America   Satisfaction (Fury Bay)
South America   Torrentdawn (Fury Bay)
Asia Pacific    Bounty (Jawbone Cove)
Asia Pacific    Coronation (Jawbone Cove)

New World Preview Event & Content Creator Program

The New World team has announced the details for the upcoming New World preview event! The most important first:

This Preview event will begin August 25, 2020 at 9:00 AM PT (12:00 PM ET) and end September 4, 2020 at 11:59 PM PT (September 5, 2020 at 2:59 AM ET).

If you are a pre-order customer, are signed up for the beta, or participated in the alpha (any phase), you will get invited to the preview event.

Invites will go out in waves, with pre-order customers guaranteed to be invited in the first wave, while alpha testers and beta sign-ups are staggered over 5 waves between August 25th and 29th.

If you are an Amazon 2016 Pre-order, Amazon Pre-order, Alpha Tester, or Beta Sign Up, you will receive an email with a Steam code granting you access to the new client.
If you are a Steam Pre-order customer, you will automatically get access to the game client.

The game client will be available on Steam starting August 21, 2020 at 10:00 AM PT (1:00 PM ET) as "New World Preview".

The preview event itself will go live on August 25, 2020 at 9:00 AM PT (12:00 PM ET).

And as reported previously, servers will be available in the following regions: North America West, North America East, Central Europe, Asia Pacific, and South America.

There is no NDA for this event, so you can freely record and stream the game. Details can be found in Amazon's content usage policy.
Additionally AGS has announced their New World Content Creator Program, which will start next year before the game comes out. You can already sign up for it here.

More details can be found on the official website.

New World releases more Preview Event information!

This week, New World has been releasing more information about their upcoming preview event, giving players an idea of what to expect when entering the world of Aeternum!  One of the big changes, for any players that have tested alpha or participated in the density stress test, is that there will be a new client to launch New World.  The old client will be taken down on 8/20/2020 and a new client called "New World Preview" will be available for all players who are eligible.  New World also teased more information relating to the Preview event coming as soon as 8/20/2020.

 In the latest episode of New World to Go,  We dive in to what we hope to see from the upcoming preview event and more! Find the latest episode here and new episodes on our new studioloot youtube channel!

New World also released information on more server options in the upcoming test including South America and Asia Pacific Servers.  Included in this tweet, they also teased of a new content creator program, stating that " The August 25th preview week is not under NDA. You can stream and record videos as much as you want. Hoping that you guys make great content on the preview week."  

New World Alpha Density Test Announced

Today on twitter, the official New World Account Announced a Three day Density Test Starting 7/30.  The Test will be available for all Alpha Testers and anyone who Pre-ordered the game.  Here are the times during this 3 day period that test will be available:

DAY 1 - 7/30 from 2pm til 12 am PDT
DAY 2 - 7/31 from 6pm til 9pm PDT
Day 3 - 8/1 from 1pm til 4 pm PDT

For more updates don't forget to Check our Dev Tracker!