New World devs are improving the early and mid-game for solo players


Amazon Games is engaged on new content material to make New World’s early to mid-game extra pleasing, notably for solo players. In a current interview with PCGamesN, game director Scot Lane factors to the MMORPG‘s earlier phases and endgame when requested what areas of PvP and PvE the staff has recognized as underdeveloped.

“We know we have some work to do to improve the experience in the early-mid game (especially for solo players) and have already begun working on content to improve that experience,” he tells us. “Our goal is to keep responding to what players ask for, and feedback from players will continue to help shape New World’s direction.”

As for what these type of enhancements might appear to be, Lane factors to the current introduction of the Varangian Raiders. The new gang of foes was added in the current Into The Void replace, with story-led quests providing you with a way of who they are. “So far, only a few Varangian camps have shown up in the player-inhabited parts of Aeternum, but all indications are that we’ll be seeing more of them,” he tells us.

“We are also continuing to add more quests for the early and mid-game players. New quest types are being added, and they will help unfold more of the mysteries of Aeternum. We understand that some players would like to focus more on solo gameplay, and we are doing more to make that viable through alternate quest lines, and more solo-supported gameplay.”

New World’s endgame has been a preferred matter of dialog over the previous week. Following the current replace, players took to Reddit to share that elite enemies had turn out to be a lot tougher to kill, making top-tier loot grinding extra laborious. The backlash prompted Amazon Games to acknowledge the undocumented adjustments, explaining that the concept had been to maintain content material difficult.

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For Lane, the method ahead is offering players with a number of engaging avenues to hunt for endgame loot, reasonably than have them drawn to a single supply which will dry up when an replace lands.

“We have to do a better job of driving players to all of our endgame activities,” Lane acknowledges. “Right now, they are being driven to a very small portion of our endgame mechanics and it is rightfully leaving them wanting more. We also have new endgame content on the not-too-distant horizon that we are really excited to share with players.”

We additionally spoke to Lane about the probabilities of a New World winter pageant, which you’ll examine at that hyperlink. What’s an MMORPG with out some seasonal enjoyable, in any case? Our New World newbie’s information is a superb place to start out for those who’re eager to get into Amazon’s open-world game.