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
Microtransactions Cosmetic[2]
Modes Multiplayer
Pacing Persistent
Perspectives Third-person
Controls Direct control
Genres Action, Adventure, MMORPG
Themes Fantasy
New World on IGDB
New World on MobyGames
New World on Wikipedia


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[edit]

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[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

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

Save game data location[edit]

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

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

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


Language UI Audio Sub Notes
Brazilian Portuguese


Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
Local play
LAN play
Online play

Connection types

Other information[edit]


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


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

System requirements[edit]

Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 10
Processor (CPU) Intel Core i5-2400
Quad-core AMD CPU @ 3GHz
System memory (RAM) 8 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 35 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce GTX 670
AMD Radeon R9 280
2 GB of VRAM
DirectX 12 compatible
A 64-bit operating system is required.
The game is compatible with Intel Core 2 processors, despite the minimum requirements.


  1. Amazon Lumberyard engine build:[1]
  2. 2.0 2.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/1063730/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (1063730) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.