Gamescom 2022 opened with the reveal of Everywhere, a new game from Grand Theft Auto producer Leslie Benzies. “We want the community to build this. We want it to be their world. We want them to tell their stories in our game,” Benzies said before sharing a trailer that seemed to show off two very different games.
At first, we see an experience that looks similar to Fortnite. There are multiple characters shooting, jumping and driving across different biomes, with an obvious metaverse-like social component built into gameplay. However, in the final third of the trailer, the game’s art style changes and we’re treated to more photo-realistic graphics. In an interview after the clip played, assistant game designer Adam Whiting didn’t provide many other details about the project, but did say developer Build a Robot Boy hopes to release Everywhere sometime next year.