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New World Update Patch Notes (Day One Patch) – Sep 28, 2021

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New World update (Day One patch) is now available to download on PC. According to the official New World patch notes, the latest update a long list of bug fixes and quality of life improvements. Apart from this, the New World game patch also includes general stability fixes.

Previously, a major update added a long list of quality of life improvements.

Unfortunately, since the last patch, players are still experiencing several issues since the last major patch. Today’s New World patch will address a few of these errors.

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New World Patch Notes (Sep 28, 2021)

World Experience

World

  • Fixed the following to respawn rates for named AI that are required for Quest completion:
    • Master Henry
    • Gheist Maliko
    • Pastor Walsh

Quests

  • Fixed a bug that caused completing certain side quests could block players from being able to advance the quest “Corruption Encroaching”.
  • Addressed an issue where by resetting “The Ritual” quest, players would lose the Heartgem needed to complete the quest.
  • Updated Barkimedes quests to address an issue where players could leave mid-Expedition and stockpile quest items for extra quest turn-ins.
  • Unlocked the Main Story Quests after “The Depths” Expedition – the Main Story will now take players all the way to Shattered Mountain.
  • Various VO and Text fixes and tweaks.

Tech

  • Addressed a bug in the Windsward “Sole Survivor” quest where sometimes the quest would not update when approaching the Watcher.
  • Addressed a bug causing Hapless Howe animations to not play correctly.

AI

Notable Bug Fixes

  • Fixed multiple bugs preventing AI from properly leashing or spawning in invalid areas

Combat

  • Addressed a bug that caused players to become permanently stuck in the exhausted state.
  • Speed hack prevention added.
  • Addressed a bug that caused War to get stuck in the setup phase.
  • Addressed a bug that allowed players to receive PvP rewards from duels by drowning after the duel is complete.
  • Addressed a bug that caused PvP flag to stay active in sanctuaries if the player dodge rolled across the border.
  • Addressed a bug that caused the Iced Refresh perk from the Ice Gauntlet to activate from abilities other than the Mighty Spike ability.
  • PVP damage scale adjusted to lessen the gap between high/low level players.

Economy/Progression/Rewards

  • Addressed a bug that allowed players to use the item hotbar to duplicate items.
  • Addressed a bug that caused T4 and T5 Azoth Staves to be unavailable.
  • Fixed an exploit where a War Declaration mechanic could be used to duplicate coin.
  • Addressed a bug that caused a player’s PvP Reward Value did not reset if they respawned at a camp.
  • Adjusted the “Recall” function in the Game Menu to enable players to recall to the Watchtower of the beach they started at. After binding to an Inn the Recall function will return players to that Inn.

UX/ UI / Social

Streamer Mode

  • We added a new streamer mode that will allow streamers and players to hide notifications and avoid interaction with other players to improve their overall experience while playing the game.
  • Players can turn on streamer mode in the following ways:
    • Slash commands in chat: /busy or /dnd
    • The new “Social” Tab in the Settings Menu

Polish and New Additions

  • Reduced the number of days a governor has to be absent before a consul automatically replaces from 30 to 15 days.
  • VOIP is now disabled for the first 3 hours after character creation to limit poor voice behavior.
  • Activated Twitch Spotlight and Twitch Sub Army features.

Notable Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an exploit that allowed players to take PvP missions without being flagged (via exploiting dueling)
  • Fixed an exploit that allowed companies to be able to repeatedly declare war during the Invasion lockout period (but before the Invasion was scheduled) to duplicate coin from “refunded” war declaration costs.

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