Last Updated: October 08, 2021 Reading Time: 1 min

Latest Steam update to EAC is invalidating New Worlds Executable

Update: Steam has resolved this issue and you will need to apply the latest Steam update.

Steam recently pushed an update to its client that seemingly has caused some incompatibility issues between EAC (Easy Anti-Cheat) and the New Worlds executable.
You may encounter errors similar to this:

If this or something similar occurs to you then thankfully NW Community Manager Luxendra has some resolution steps that may assist in getting your New World install back up and running! The NW Forum post is here, and is listed below.

Community Manager
Greetings Adventurers,

We are aware that there are some issues with EAC and Steam preventing players from accessing New World.

If you encounter this issue, we recommend re-installing EAC or verifying the game file through Steam to resolve this issue and get back to playing.

You can find the article on Verifying New World’s Game Files here: Steam Support :: Verify Integrity of Game Files 86
Looking for the steps to re-install EAC? We have screenshots below

1.Open the New World Application in your Steam library and go to Settings → Manage → Browse Local Files

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Open the AntiCheat Folder

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Run the EasyAntiCheat_Setup executable file

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We’ll see you in Aeternum!

Steam may very well retract the update temporarily as to correct the error and reissue it at a later stage but until then the above workaround seems to correct the issue. Special thanks goes to streamer Danotage for the quick fix that's been approved by Amazon Games.

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