Everwild development is “fully restarted”, aiming for a release date of 2024 – Report

rare “Completely restarted” the development of open world adventure games Everwild, According to the new report, we have placed the title under the new creative director.

Returning to X019, Rare announced that he was working on a new game, Everwild. Everwild, the first game from Microsoft-owned developer Rare since the Sea of ​​Thieves, has been billed as a game that “takes you into a magical landscape full of fantastic beasts.”

However, for most of the year there was no contact from the game, and a new report says that title development was abandoned and restarted from the beginning.

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You might wonder why you didn’t hear anything from yesterday’s mysterious rare game. Microsoft And Bethesda E32021 Presentation; Microsoft seemed to pull out all the outages.

But a new report from VGC Outlined that the retirement of creative director Simon Woodlov last year began the domino effect in the studio, prompting “a major change in senior game management” and “a complete overhaul of game design and direction.” I am.

The game started from scratch, according to VGC, for all intents and purposes. Apparently, designer Gregg Mayles, the developer’s most senior creative employee, will lead the restarted game. He has been in the studio since 1989 and has credits for Donkey Kong Country, Banjo Kazooie, Viva Pinata and Sea of ​​Sieves, so he’s timeless of “old rare” and “new rare”.

“Greg Mayles joined as creative director at the end of last year, and the team is stronger than ever,” Everwild executive producer Louise O’Connor said in a reply to VGC to confirm the report. is. “Since we released our Eternals trailer to the world, we have made progress in every aspect of Everwild.

“The team is working hard to realize our vision and the magic of Everwild’s nature for players around the world.”

The proposed 2024 release date is by Jeff Grubb of GamesBeat. Games Beat decides podcast, He suggested that the title was “scheduled for 2023,” but could be pushed “easily” to 2024.