In New World, it will sometimes happen that some players encounter bugs including the disappearance of icons on the map. We tell you how to solve it. Since the release of New World on September 28 on PC, some players have encountered connection problems or in-game bugs as in many other online multiplayer games. Known issues include the disappearance of fortress icons and cities, as well as the names of the locations on the map. One solution to fix it would be to turn off vertical sync in in-game options.
How to solve the problem of disappearing icons and place names on the New World map?
In recent days, many players have reported encountered problems on the New World forums (source) including the bug that interests us. This issue with the in-game map causes location names and icons to disappear, and to resolve it, some users have reported turning off vertical sync. To do this, you will have to: open the menu with Esc then click on the “Options” tab now go to “Graphics” finally select the “No” option for vertical synchronization This solution does not work for everyone players and if you continue to encounter this concern, do not hesitate to contact Amazon Games support (source). Finally, we remind you that there is an article on the New World forums (source) which recapitulates all the bugs and known problems and which should be fixed soon by the developers.