New World permabans over 1200 accounts for duping exploits

A few days ago New World had to temporarily switch off the in-game economy, following the discovery of multiple duping glitches. Players could essentially create multiples of extremely high-value items like trophies (endgame house accessories that grant buffs) and even in-game gold.

Well: the economy’s back, and Amazon Games is not playing around with those who took advantage of this or an earlier exploit. A developer blog posted by community manager Luxendra reads: “Bad actors discovered through packet manipulation a bug that allowed players to duplicate in-game coin and resources—a similar attack against a different game system was also recently used in housing.

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