Amazon’s new MMO may be bricking Nvidia 3090s

A screenshot from New World. | Image: Amazon

Update July 21st, 8:11PM ET: After we first published this story, Amazon provided the following statement confirming it is looking into two customer service reports related to 3090 failures due to New World:

We have two customer service reports on this that we are following up on, and some reports of high GPU usage from forums, which is consistent with a graphically rich game. We do provide user select-able settings to reduce graphics, which correspondingly reduces GPU load, if the player desires.

The original story is below.

The closed beta for Amazon Games’ new MMO New World has been marred by reports that the game has bricked some players’ Nvidia RTX 3090 graphics cards. In a statement shared Wednesday, Amazon says that it has seen…

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