New World Update 1.6.5

September 6, 2022

Greetings, Adventurers!

New World Update 1.6.5 downtime will begin at 11:00PM PT (6:00AM UTC) on September 6 and includes the return of Instanced Wars.


  • Sound effects

    • Fixed an issue that caused some sound effects to not trigger for various character actions.

  • Summer Medleyfaire music

    • Fixed an issue that caused the Medleyfaire performance music "Windsward Inn" and "Path Less Traveled" to not play.


  • Garden of Genesis

    • Adjusted collision to prevent players from entering unintended areas in the Alluvium Marl boss fight arena.

World Experience

  • Notable Fixes

    • Wars will automatically be rescheduled if there's an issue with the invite phase and the invites do not get sent out.

    • Fixed an issue that caused Outpost Rush items to not auto-equip to empty slots on the player's hotbar.

    • Fixed a bug that prevented players from queuing for Arenas because the queue screen said "Waiting for Players".

    • Fixed a bug that caused players to lose any progress made during their current session after logging off.

    • Made general technical improvements to the Group Finder feature to improve reliability.

    • Fixed a bug that allowed players to endlessly spam abilities.

    • Instanced Wars have been reactivated.


  • Trading Post

    • Fixed an issue that caused the "Avail." column of the Trading Post to incorrectly display amount owned instead of showing the amount available to buy.

  • Group Finder

    • The "View Expedition" button in the Expedition map flyout now reads "Find Group" in order to improve the Group Finder’s ease of use.

  • Expedition

    • Musical Performance UI no longer remains after players go into an Expedition.


  • Notable Fixes

    • Group Finder error messages are now fully localized.

    • Perks with outdated descriptions now have the correct localization for Polish and Italian.

Thanks for your support! We'll see you in Aeternum.