Amazon Games has recently announced that character creation on the highest population servers have been halted temporarily. This prevents players from creating new characters on those servers in order to halt the growing feeling of necessity to queue for an unreasonable length of time to play.
Here is the full announcement:
As is stated the 'full' status is temporary and changes hour by hour based on the severity of the queue to get into it.
Amazon Games has asked the community to consider spreading out to other servers in order to alleviate the aggravation of significantly lengthy queue times, even to the point of offering players a free server transfer to their desired server to happen within the next 2 weeks. What has been of note recently is a variety of queue types when connecting to a New World server, There does appear to be a new player queue, as well as a returning player queue. With this latest measure of crowd control Amazon hopes to get queue sizes under control and improve the overall experience of getting into and playing New World, we'll see how the Situation develops! be sure to check back for further developments!