Amazon's latest game has left some players with an irreparable, expensive problem: a black screen and a destroyed $1,500 graphics card
Amazonhas a new video game, and it's reportedly causing major issues for players.
- The game is said to destroy an especially expensive type of graphics card, NVIDIA's RTX 3090.
- The graphics card costs at least $1,500, and often sells for much higher on the re-sale market.
Amazon's latest video game, "
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Notably, the graphics card in question - NVIDIA's RTX 3090 - costs $1,500 at a minimum, and it often sells for much higher prices on the re-sale market. It's also very hard to find, and resupplies are rapidly swept up by resellers.Also of note: The issue appears to impact one particular version of the 3090 manufactured by
It's unclear what, if anything, players can do to prevent the issue outside of not playing "New World" for the time being. The game is currently in a "closed beta" phase, meaning the only way to play it is by invitation or pre-order.Representatives for Amazon and EVGA didn't immediately respond to a request for comment. Got a tip? Contact Insider senior correspondent Ben Gilbert via email (firstname.lastname@example.org), or Twitter DM (@realbengilbert). We can keep sources anonymous. Use a non-work device to reach out. PR pitches by email only, please.
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