Amazon has given an update on its new MMO New World, revealing more that 1 million users logged in on launch day. The development team is also promising to increase the capacity of the servers to meet for the high traffic demand. In a statement posted to Twitter, the studio said the popularity of New World has been “staggering.”
1 million players logged in on release day, and every day since then that number has risen. Of course, this popularity caused server issues like long queue times.
Amazon has doubled its sever numbers for New World since the game launched, and the studio is increasing the capacity of every server “to support a higher population cap.”
The studio also said new players who login for the first time can choose a server that has low or no wait times–about 40% of severs have low or no wait times. They are also working on a new feature that will let you transfer your character to a different server. “Our goal is to release this feature next week, once we’ve thoroughly tested and are sure it’s ready,” Amazon said.
New World will likely remain a PC exclusive title for quite some time, but it may end on console at some point. For some reason, the game doesn’t allow players to create characters with “Bezos” or “Amazon” in the name.