New World started its closed beta phase on July 20, giving fans who pre-ordered Amazon’s entry into the MMO genre the chance to jump into the action first. Lasting almost two weeks, this test seems to have been a success with the game boasting a peak concurrent player count of over 200,000 users after first launching.
With this large influx of people, there were unexpected issues for some players. Still, there was plenty of time to be had in the world of Aeternum.
But now, with the beta test coming to an end in preparation for the game’s launch on Aug. 31, what did we learn about New World? And what state is the game in right now? Here are some of our major takeaways from the closed beta phase of Amazon’s New World.
There’s a lot to like about New World and how it intends to spice up the MMO genre as a whole. From the moment players enter the game, they’re greeted with some of the best aspects it has to offer, as well as a pleasantly helpful tutorial questline to ease you in before continuing on.
No more classes
One of the key features that makes New World stand out among its contemporaries is the move away from a class system in