Join the Closed Beta
You can sign up for the opportunity to get into Closed Beta from this page OR you can pre-order the game to secure access.
Closed Beta marks the first point where you can feel free to stream and create content using New World.
Closed Beta is currently scheduled to start in Spring 2021.
After the many improvements and changes we made to New World between Closed Alpha and Beta, we will not be carrying over player progression. It's time to start fresh and experience all the changes for yourself!
No, we will be wiping progress before New World's official release in Spring 2021.
Invitations to the current New World Alpha are selected at random from the lists of previous Alpha signups, and current Closed Beta signups on newworld.com. If you pre-ordered New World and would like to be included in the random selection for Alpha, please also sign up for the Closed Beta on newworld.com.
Once Closed Beta begins, we will be randomly selecting participants from our list of Closed Beta sign-ups and sending invitations at regular intervals via email while the Closed Beta test is live.
We will be announcing the start and end dates for the Closed Beta at a later date.
Yes, when the Closed Beta launches your Steam account will automatically be granted access.
All Beta signups on newworld.com through July 9th, all Pre-orders, and all Alpha testers in good standing will have access to the first-hand look on August 25th.