Amazon has delayed the server switch function in New World because of some “edge instances the place the switch expertise doesn’t meet our requirements for its launch.” Moreover, it has stated that there will probably be no server transfers between areas regardless of beforehand saying it will be allowed.
Neighborhood Supervisor TervzorFTW shared the information on New World’s official boards and stated the crew wants “some additional time to get these points resolved earlier than we really feel comfy giving everybody their free server switch token.”
For these unaware, each account will get one free server switch token that may allow them to decide a brand new server of their chosen area. Nonetheless, the “crew will proceed monitoring world populations, queue instances, and can consider the necessity for a further wave of server switch tokens to be given out without spending a dime.” Tokens may also be out there for buy sooner or later.
These server transfers are crucial for sure New World gamers, particularly after server queues lasted for hours following the sport rapidly turning into Steam’s most performed sport of 2021. To assist with the lengthy wait instances, Amazon not solely blocked gamers from creating new characters in overstuffed servers, but in addition added extra of them and requested that gamers be part of much less in style worlds.
That is the place one of many greater issues arose, as some gamers determined to hitch different areas in the meanwhile with the plan of shifting again to their very own area when the problems had been solved. The New World Twitter account even stated that “yes, you can move between regions if you want.” Sadly, that info shared was incorrect.
In a Server Switch FAQ put up, it was confirmed that “the unique info offered was incorrect” and that, “transfers are solely out there inside your area, every area is a separate database and it isn’t potential to re-assign a personality to a unique area.”
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