At first glance, New World appears to be a standard MMO experience, with crafting, combat, and monstrous critters to slay. But there’s a hidden underbelly to the game that players are using to get all manner of unscrupulous advantages. While New World has lots of in-game PvP opportunities for players to contest regions or duke it out with each other, it’s also proving to have lots of in-game opportunities to blindside opponents or gain advantages by exploiting the game’s many, many bugs. And some of developer Amazon’s fixes and patches have also resulted in additional player issues.
New World had bugs from the beginning; all MMOs do. At first, the game’s biggest problem was queues of players trying to get into the game….