Report your bots, record them! How can we compete for resources with this going on?

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  • What is your character name in New World: jerzdabearz
  • What server/world did you experience your issue on: El Dorado
  • Describe the issue you are experiencing: I’ve noticed several players who behave like programmed AI pathing/bots. The players are taking up resources without actually playing the game, 24/7.
  • Is this a bug or an exploit: Exploit
  • (if a bug) How did the issue effect your gameplay: N/A
  • (if a bug) Were you able to recover from the issue: N/A
  • (if a bug) Please include a screenshot or video of the issue that you have experienced: Bot footage: New World: Bot footage - YouTube
  • What are the steps to reproduce the issue as you experienced: If you encounter someone like this, try to trap them using tents. That’s pretty funny…

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i’m doing the same as you, im starting to record every bot i come across from now. i reported several of them. the problem is most people on my server are too lazy to report them.
i found them during my oil run in weavers fen video

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Thanks!
It was the strangest thing, that bot was going strong in the Starmetal Brightwood area for like the last 4-8 days. It totally wasn’t online today, not sure if our amazing devs jumped on it or if the bot is just on break.

I’ll find out I guess soon enough. Today was a very productive day with little competition from actual players, which is what I suspect to be normal.

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