Continue working New world, the Amazon Game Studios team today made some changes to address recent bugs that caused the whole server sometimes ignores the previous time by date. Also, they temporarily reduced the housing tax by 90% to try to offset some of the damage from recent mining and dead time. The team also addressed player concerns about the tweaks the recent major update made to the game’s endgame, especially for solo players.
With work and updates hoping to put an end to the time skipping bug, an additional note is announced that the weekly housing tax will be reduced by 90% until the monthly December update is updated. With the major November update only coming out recently, the December update will still take some time so the price drop should be around for a few weeks. In addition, the Company’s income from home ownership has increased. They say this is just the beginning about types of compensation to help the economy and compensate for things like taking transactions offline when trying to fix exploits and bugs.
Community the response to that November update was mixed, partly due to trying to make things challenging for the player, especially after the introduction of new gear and equipment, like the Void Gauntlet, things become significantly more difficult towards the end of the game. . This is especially difficult and frustrating for solo players. Programmer NW_Berserker_Mike posted a response stating that changes to Elite POIs in endgame areas were not made in a way that conveys proper context as to why those changes were made and to the disappointment of players are being counted. They want to balance diverse end-game content with challenge and for the rewards to match, but Amazon will find a way to make things better while maintaining the challenge.
For more on error correction and tax relief, see updates ended at New world.
https://www.mmorpg.com/news/new-world-applies-fix-for-time-skip-bug-reduces-housing-tax-by-90-until-december-2000123708 New world adopts time skip fix, 90% housing tax reduction until December