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Amazon delays launch of MMO New World to August due to coronavirus

Amazon Game Studios has announced a delay for its massively multiplayer online epic New World, which was originally scheduled to launch in May, but will now arrive on 25th August as a result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Writing in a blog post on the official New World website, Amazon explained that while its development team was “making great progress, developing an ambitious MMO like New World remotely [due to the pandemic] has introduced some challenges”.

As a result, it says it’s made the decision to delay the game “in order to reach our quality bar as we work remotely for the foreseeable future”.

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