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Dev update

Dev update

31 March 2021 Introducing Expeditions
With the release of the Amrine Excavation and the Garden of Genesis Expeditions, we wanted to share our vision for Expeditions in New World. Read more

Dev update

Dev update

23 March 2021 Updates on Quest Design
Quests are the backbone of New World’s narrative experience. Armed with your feedback, we have been consistently making improvements to our questing system and will continue to make changes as we head toward launch and beyond. Read more

Dev update

Dev update

16 March 2021 The Empress of Ebonscale Reach - March Alpha Update
Our latest alpha patch the Empress of Ebonscale Reach, is now live. Read on to learn more. Read more
An explorer holds a torch while he walks through the dark and misty forest An explorer holds a torch while he walks through the dark and misty forest
Carve your destiny

Fate has summoned you to the shores of Aeternum, the Eternal Isle. Overcome the brutal legions of The Corrupted and draw battle lines with competing players in this land of danger and opportunity. In a land hell-bent on your destruction, what will you do to survive? Strike out alone to forge your own heroic path, or band together, fortify, and fight.

An explorer holds a torch while he walks through the dark and misty forest An explorer holds a torch while he walks through the dark and misty forest

Fight the World

Soldiers prepare to fight a Corrupted priest in a room with candles and red curtains Soldiers prepare to fight a Corrupted priest in a room with candles and red curtains
An explorer stops to shoots at the undead who are following him through ancient ruins An explorer stops to shoots at the undead who are following him through ancient ruins
Two explorers in a cemetery are fighting wraiths Two explorers in a cemetery are fighting wraiths

Under the surface of Aeternum’s breathtaking landscape lay the seeds of an ancient evil that plots to erase all traces of humanity from its shores. Warriors of bygone ages, doomed adventurers, and creatures of legend have all succumbed to its corruption. It must be stopped.

Six soldiers actively fighting outside of the gate of a large fort

A Call to Arms

Combine skill and strength in melee combat, attack at range with precision, or master arcane attacks. However you choose to fight, you’ll need to forge, discover, and customize powerful weapons to fit your combat style. In epic wars with other players or holding back waves of The Corrupted, your combat skills will mean the difference between life and death.

Three archers shoot arrows from atop a fort wall

Stronger Together

Unite players with in-game social systems that power organization, hierarchy, and command and control of formidable in-game Companies. Venture out with your own intrepid party to battle The Corrupted or to seize the land and treasure of your enemies. A thriving Company consists of master craftsmen, fearless soldiers, guileful traders, and strong leaders. Where do your strengths lie?

Tame the Wilderness

A speared explorer attacks a bear in the woods outside of a fort A speared explorer attacks a bear in the woods outside of a fort
In the misty woods, an archer hunts a deer which seems to be covered with plants and vines In the misty woods, an archer hunts a deer which seems to be covered with plants and vines
An explorer uses his bow to protect himself against three angry wolves An explorer uses his bow to protect himself against three angry wolves

As you explore Aeternum, you will discover beauty, danger, and opportunity at every turn. Bend the wilds to your will by hunting fierce beasts for food and crafting materials and harvesting valuable resources from the land to fuel your ascent to power. Leverage geographic advantages to control rare resources to accelerate the growth of your territory.

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