New World Season 5 announced and detailed, adds GamePad support

by on February 13, 2024

Amazon Games has announced and detailed New World Season 5, which is coming on March 12th and will conclude a main storyline quest.

New World Season 5 will have content for Rise of the Angry Earth expansion owners, but also people who just own the base game. There will be a variety of content dropped on march 12th, including a “the long-awaited conclusion to the Main Storyline Quest, alongside a challenging new Season Trial, thrilling events, eight new Artifacts and more”. Amazon Games adds that “Additionally, players can pick up a new season pass to take part in the Season of the Guardian journey and explore additional content within Aeternum”.

Check out the New World season 5 dev update video, below:


If you own the Rise of the Angry Earth expansion, here’s some of the highlights:

  • New Season Trial: Season of the Guardian releases with an action-packed new Season Trial: Winter Rune Forge. Players skilled enough to complete the trial can join up to 10 max-level players and rally together to overcome Rune puzzles, slay an Icey Construct and more to yield exclusive rewards.
  • New Artifacts: Eight new artifacts will be obtainable throughout the Season of the Guardian to redefine your playstyle. Stun your enemies with the Poison Tipped Venom Spear, become invulnerable with the Phoenix Amulet and more.

However, if you don’t, there’s still lots to do, as Amazon Games confirmed, as follows:

  • New Season Pass: A new Season Journey releases alongside a new Activity Card, new Challenges and new rewards including cosmetics and consumables.
  • Springtide Bloom: The Time of Awakening has arrived once again, calling its children to share an ancient secret capable of granting true freedom. Help Bloom Herald unravel the mysteries of the ethereal Wispybloom and color Springtide’s seasonal rewards.
  • Rabbit’s Revenge: The plague of rabbits has returned once again to New World and are more perilous than ever. Help cull the plague for unique event rewards and watch out for explosions as you hunt.
  • Gamepad Support: Players who prefer to venture forth equipped with their favorite game controller in hand can look forward to the upcoming release of controller support for New World.

You can find out all the information on the official blog post, here.

New World is out now for PC via Steam.