At the opening night of Gamescon 2021 Amazon Games announced open beta for New World will begin on September 9 at 2:00PM UTC and continue until September 12 at 6:59AM UTC. Interested players will be able to request access beginning on September 8 at 2:00PM UTC.
The Open Beta test will utilize Steam’s new Playtest feature, which allows all interested players in New Worlds supported regions to request access to the test, for free. Servers will be available in North America, Europe, Australia and South America.
The release date for New World – which has been pushed a few times since spring last year – is currently set for 28 September 2021.