Amazon Games has given New World its first replace, making it a wee bit trickier to go AFK to save lots of your spot in certainly one of the MMO’s bustling game worlds. Alongside tweaked warning and disconnect timings, you’ll discover extra measures to fight “simulated mouse movement”.

The developer has posted the full set of patch notes to its web site, delving additional into the matter. Amazon has added extra AFK prevention to make sure that gamers can’t idiot the system through the use of simulated mouse motion. You’ll additionally discover that the AFK warning message pops up after quarter-hour now as an alternative of 20 and that the AFK disconnect has been shortened to twenty minutes from 25.

In case you haven’t heard, Amazon’s new child on the block is proving to be fairly standard. At the time of writing, New World has peaked at 913,634 concurrent gamers on Steam, based on SteamDB. Naturally, although, that has brought about server congestion, main some gamers to make use of numerous strategies to remain in the game so that they don’t need to rejoin the queue after they go away. That’s not fairly how Amazon Games needs New World to be performed, although, so the developer swiftly addressed the situation.

Amazon has different plans to sort out the server congestion, too. The variety of accessible worlds has already been doubled, whereas server capability on present servers has additionally been elevated. The crew can also be engaged on a function that’ll allow you to switch your character to a unique server, and it’ll be “available soon”.

New World’s 1.0.1 replace additionally modifications how turret projectiles in its War mode work. You’ll discover that bodily projectiles now use hitscan detection, which the devs hope will assist efficiency in War, as fewer objects will probably be spawned in the world.

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The replace went reside at 3am PT / 6am ET / 11am BST right this moment (October 6), so it must be with you now.

If you haven’t taken the plunge into Amazon Games’ newest but, then our New World newbie’s information has every thing to get you all arrange.