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New World

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New World
New World cover
Amazon Game Studios Orange County
Relentless Studios
Amazon Game Studios
Amazon Lumberyard[Note 1]
Release dates
Windows September 28, 2021
Monetization One-time game purchase
Microtransactions Cosmetic[2]
Modes Multiplayer
Pacing Persistent
Perspectives Third-person
Controls Direct control
Genres Action, Adventure, MMORPG
Themes Fantasy
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This game requires a constant internet connection for all game modes.

New World is a multiplayer third-person action, adventure and MMORPG game.

General information

Steam Community Discussions
Official Forums
Offical Support


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
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Always online (requires a constant internet connection to play)
Deluxe Edition also available.
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Always online (requires a constant internet connection to play)
Deluxe Edition also available.
All versions require Steam DRM and a constant internet connection for all game modes.

Version differences

The Deluxe Edition includes the base game, along with various in-game cosmetics such as skins, emotes, pet, and a digital art book that can be accessed outside of the game.
A pre-order bonus was available for purchases made prior to the game's launch, that included cosmetic and a single gear item, as well as guaranteed access to the closed beta that took place shortly before the game's launch.



Type Notes
Cosmetic Weapon and armor skins can be bought in the in-game store using real-world money.[2]

Game data

Configuration file(s) location

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\AGS\New World
Steam Play (Linux) <SteamLibrary-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1063730/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game data location

System Location
Steam Play (Linux) <SteamLibrary-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/1063730/pfx/[Note 2]

Save game cloud syncing

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud


Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Cutscenes are pillarboxed to 16:9.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
40-70 degrees measured vertically. Config edit works with restart, but does not stick.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Always uses some form of post-process AA; can select a resolution higher than your native resolution to have the game use SSAA;[3] Can select the "Low" option under the preset "Video Quality" to turn off TAA, then manually adjust the rest of the options to your choosing. (Will also effect other graphic settings that don't have manual adjustment options like parallax occlusion mapping)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
No FPS cap for 120+; caps available are 30FPS, 60FPS and Unlimited.
High dynamic range display (HDR)
See the glossary page for potential alternatives.
Color blind mode



Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Closed captions
Text-to-Speech and Speech-to-Text are available
Mute on focus lost
Royalty free audio


Language UI Audio Sub Notes
Brazilian Portuguese


Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
Local play
LAN play
Online play

Connection types

Other information


Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 11, 12
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes


Middleware Notes
Cutscenes Bink Video
Anti-cheat Easy Anti-Cheat [4]

System requirements

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 5-10500
AMD Ryzen 3 3300X
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 100 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060
AMD Radeon RX 590
3 GB of VRAM
DirectX 11 compatible
A 64-bit operating system is required.
The game is compatible with Intel Core 2 processors, despite the minimum requirements.
With the DirectStorage 1.2 API added on July 6, 2023, a SSD is recommended.[5]


  1. Amazon Lumberyard engine build:[1]
  2. 2.0 2.1 Notes regarding Steam Play (Linux) data:


  1. Verified by User:Shadowstealer7 on 2021-09-10
  2. 2.0 2.1 Amazon's New World to Feature Paid Cosmetics at Launch, Quality of Life Items May Come Later - last accessed on 2021-05-23
  3. Verified by User:ChaosBahamut on 2021-10-02
  4. Easy Anti-Cheat - last accessed on May 2023
  5. Steamdb depot on New World - last accessed on 2024-03-12