New World isn’t fairly Amazon Video games’ first foray into mainstream sport growth –that honor goes to the ill-fated Crucible–, however it’s its first MMORPG, and boy has it delivered it a banger. The pirate-themed fantasy journey is proving vastly well-liked, partly, for the dimensions and scope of its beautiful and immersive open-world, which includes a compelling inter-faction conquest mechanic. The extra territory a faction controls, the larger the perks for these pledged to its guild. However simply how a lot territory is there may be to seize in whole? Right here we’re having a look at how massive New World’s map measurement is with one other of our measurement articles.
As typical, it’s price noting that our measurements are at all times tough estimations. We don’t have official information, and even with helpful in-game waypoint techniques that observe distance equivalent to in New World, it’s difficult to calculate correct figures because of the awkward form of a given open-world.
Fortunately, within the case of New World, it’s not too troublesome, because the form of the map is considerably rectangular.
Nonetheless, there are sections of the map to the south and west that jut out and make it not possible to attract conclusions from a single rectangle layered excessive of the map picture as we’ve achieved up to now.
For this measurement, we’ve divided the map into two sections after which added them collectively for a tough estimate. Right here’s what New World’s map measurement appears to be like like when measured:
As you possibly can see, the smaller backside rectangle encompasses Cutlass Keys and First Gentle, whereas the bigger represents the remainder of the map. Sure, there are two giant empty areas throughout the bigger rectangle, however in the event you embrace the half of Ebonscale Attain that isn’t included it in all probability balances out. In all probability. Once more, it’s a tough estimate!
Anyway, the 2 rectangles measure at 2.64094miles2 (smaller), and 18.4325miles2 (bigger).
Combining these two makes for a complete space squared of 21.07344miles2
That’s pretty giant for an open-world sport, although for MMORPG it’s truly considerably on the small facet when in comparison with monumental maps like World Conflict 2 On-line and Lord of the Rings On-line, that are each over 27,000 mile²!
New World’s map is definitely far more comparable in measurement to single-player open-world video games, equivalent to Ghost of Tsushima (11.02 mile²), Skyrim (14.79 mile²), and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (28.9 mile²). You possibly can head over to Twinfinite’s checklist of the 25 largest open-world video games for extra info (MMORPGs not included).