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How to Fix New World Not Launching Error

Is New World Down? – How to Check New World Server Status

New World, New Problems.

Amazon Games Studios’ ambitious dive into the MMO market with 2021’s New World received mixed reviews after release, though, a steady player base and consistent content updates keeps the game alive. Like any always-online game, and especially an MMO with dozens of servers, connectivity issues are bound to arise now and then. Patch updates, emergency maintenance, and server outages can have eager players scratching their heads at the login screen for a couple minutes to several hours. If you’re having issues logging into the game, read on to learn if New World is down and how to check server status.

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How To Check New World Server Status

Luckily, several online resources are available to check if New World servers are down, or if it may be a specific issue on your end. If you’re having issues connecting, try checking out these sites:


The go-to website for most online games’ server status is Downdetector. The site collects user-reported data and analyzes it to create a reliable source for a game’s connectivity status. Check this site to see if other New World players are reporting issues.

New World Official Twitter

The New World Official Twitter page may offer the latest information on server status, although you might not find your answer unless it’s a major, large-scale issue. Though, if there’s scheduled maintenance or widespread server outages, you’ll find the latest news here straight from the developers.

New World Support Page

Amazon’s Official New World Support page could also help troubleshoot connectivity issues as well as technical and general problems that you may be experiencing. If New World’s servers are online for everyone else but you, you can try submitting a ticket to the Support team for assistance.

Is New World Down Right Now?

As of September 27, 2022, at approximately 3:40 PM PT, there isn’t a significant amount of outages being reported on Downdetector. If you’re experiencing issues connecting to New World servers at this time, you may have an isolated issue on your end. Have you tried turning it off and on again?

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For more information on New World, check out our other guides and tips here at Prima Games.

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Matt Vatankhah
Matt's writing career began when he joined Prima Games in 2022. As Managing Editor, he tries to make sure everything you read looks as pretty as possible. He's had a passion for video games all of his life and really loves Final Fantasy, retro FPS, roguelikes, and metroidvanias. He will absolutely stomp you in Tetris.