New World was a massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) developed by Amazon Games Orange County and published by Amazon Games released on September 28, 2021. The game was previously scheduled to release in May 2020 and subsequently August 2021, but was delayed to its current date. Set in the mid-seventeenth century, players colonize a fictional land modeled after the Americas. The players may form groups of up to five members, join one of three factions (Marauders, Syndicate, or Covenant), use node resources, craft items, gain control over settlements, quest, explore the world, or fight other players or monsters. The game is set on a fictional island in the Atlantic Ocean known as Aeternum Island.