The main focus of a potential The Order: 1886 sequel will be the gameplay system, according to industry insider, ‘Shinobi602.’
Writing on NeoGAF (via GamePur), Shinobi spoke on a possible follow-up to the critically-polarizing title while touching on the current state of developer, Ready at Dawn.
"They’re about 120-130 employees there. Not exactly small, but not huge either. From the conversations I’ve had, they spent a huge amount of time perfecting the engine for this initial instalment. Time constraints came into play, goals slashed, but that’s not really uncommon in development.
However, what has me most excited is that the main focus in a possible sequel are the gameplay systems. That’s what was stated to me. The engine is in place and they’re free to put all their efforts into gameplay design. And they want to do this, it isn’t a result of any backlash over The Order’s design, they as a team want that. By no means do they think the game’s perfect as it is."
He added: "I wasn’t saying that a sequel’s already greenlit, but I can tell you it certainly won’t take 3 years.”
The Order: 1886 is out now exclusively for PS4. Read our review here and see what other critics thought of the game in our review round-up. The game gave Sony its first U.K. no.1 since The Last of Us Remastered in August last year.