New World has blown previous its concurrent participant report, reaching upwards of 100,000 adventures exploring the world of Aeternum final weekend. That is thanks largely to the brand new Brimstone Sands replace, in addition to a 50% sale on Steam.
Amazon Video games’ MMORPG first launched again in September 2021. Whereas it began life with a rattling wholesome preliminary playerbase, server inhabitants began to dwindle because the months went on. Nonetheless, it appears as if with the main occasions occurring in-game over the previous few days, a surge of recent gamers have given the sport a second likelihood.
Not solely does this imply they’re capable of expertise the brand new content material, they could discover a few of the tough edges that pushed them away have been mounted (or not less than improved) over the previous few months.
Should you’re considering of leaping again in once more, however are rightfully nervous that you simply’ll simply run right into a server stuffed with max degree characters, inflated markets, and dominating faction imbalance, contemporary servers have additionally launched alongside the Brimstone Sands replace, permitting you to have a brand new journey with different like-minded gamers.
Whether or not or not New World can keep this momentum stays to be seen. We’ve seen earlier than how the sport can attract a large group, solely to lose it over the next weeks. If nothing else, the speedy future will assist decide as soon as and for all whether or not it was server points, bugs, or different launch points that pushed gamers away, or the core New World gameplay simply wasn’t palatable for a significant viewers.
For what it’s price, I hope New World manages to retain a large group publish Brimstone Sands. The dev staff has steamed on forward lengthy after many had referred to as the sport off, and it’s clear from content material updates they’ve launched over the previous months that they had been conscious of not less than a large portion of the issues gamers had. Finally, extra wholesome MMO video games can solely be wholesome for the style, and it could be a disgrace to see this one fizzle away.
However what do you assume? Will you be leaping in and giving New World a go whereas it’s on sale? Tell us beneath, in addition to whether or not you assume the sport will keep this momentum.
For extra New World content material, now we have a rundown of all the brand new Brimstone Sands content material that’s been added to the sport!