New World: Aeternum launches October 15th for PS5 and Xbox Series X|S

Amazon Games has announced that it is bring New World to PS5 and Xbox Series X|S under the name New World: Aeternum. The release date is October 15th. New World: Aeternum will include the full base game of New World along with the Rise of the Angry Earth, but that is not all as Amazon Games aims to make changes and add more content for all New World players on PC and consoles. Amazon has also stated that New World: Aeternum will have full parity with the PC version of New World.

New World: Aeternum offers the flexibility to play the action RPG either solo or in groups, with group sizes that vary based on the different activities  Players can complete the entire game campaign on their own and will also have access to solo end-game trials. For those who want a more social experience, it’s possible to form open-world groups of up to five, compete in 3 vs 3 arenas, or engage in wars with 50 players. Additionally, players can join raids, with Aeternum’s first raid accommodating up to ten players. Corruption breaches will also emerge in the world, which can be tackled by groups of 5 to 20 players.

New World: Aeternum will also be adding preset archetype character builds, giving people the option to choose a playstyle early on, focusing on proficiency in specific abilities, such as magic. The full character builder will be there for those who want to customise every element of their character too. Both approaches will still allow players to experiment with all the skills in the game, and change their style if they wish to.

“New World: Aeternum is the culmination of years of focused development combined with input from the dedicated community of players who’ve already carved a path in the original New World on PC,” said Christoph Hartmann, Vice President, Amazon Games. “Listening to player feedback is fundamental to how we make games, and we know New World: Aeternum delivers on the promise of a fresh and compelling New World experience that players can enjoy together across platforms.”

Those who choose pre-order New World: Aeternum on PS5 or Xbox Series X|S, a well as all PC players who log in to New World from now through to October 14th, will receive the Azoth Stalker wolf mount. The base version of New World: Aeternum is priced at $59.99, while the Deluxe Edition is $79.99 This Deluxe Edition will include a a Bear mount and armour skin. 

Source: Press Release

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