Amazon has delayed the server switch function in New World attributable to some “edge instances the place the switch expertise doesn’t meet our requirements for its launch.” Moreover, it has stated that there will likely be no server transfers between areas regardless of beforehand saying it could be allowed.
Group Supervisor TervzorFTW shared the information on New World’s official boards and stated the group wants “some further 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. Nevertheless, the “group will proceed monitoring world populations, queue instances, and can consider the necessity for a further wave of server switch tokens to be given out at no cost.” Tokens may even be obtainable 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 changing into Steam’s most performed recreation 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 a part of much less fashionable worlds.
That is the place one of many greater issues arose, as some gamers determined to hitch different areas in the interim with the plan of transferring again to their very own area when the problems have been solved. The New World Twitter account even stated that “sure, you may transfer between areas in order for you.” Sadly, that info shared was incorrect.
In a Server Switch FAQ submit, it was confirmed that “the unique info offered was incorrect” and that, “transfers are solely obtainable inside your area, every area is a separate database and it isn’t doable to re-assign a personality to a unique area.”
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