The Order 1886 Dev Denies "Five Hour" Claim
Studio exec says internal tests put normal game length between eight and ten hours.
Fortnite Week 8: Search Jigsaw Pieces Under Bridges And Caves All Locations (Season 8 Challenge) Last Of Us: Part 2 Hits Development Milestone - GS News Update Avengers: Endgame - Awesome TV Spot Fortnite: Week 8 Secret Hidden Banner Location Guide (Season 8 Discovery Challenge) Pokemon Go Adds New Shiny Pokemon For A Limited Time - GS News Update PS5 Price Will Be "Appealing" - GS News Update Fortnite Adds Dogfighting LTM Air Royale - GS News Update Super Smash Bros. Ultimate 3.0 Update Adds Joker, Stage Builder, And More - GS News Update Xbox One E3 2019 Press Conference Date And Time Announced - GS News Update PS5 First Details: Specs, Backwards Compatibility, 8K, And More - GS News Update God Of War Celebrates Anniversary With Free Stuff - GS News Update "All Digital" Xbox One Leaks - GS News Update
One of the principal developers at Ready At Dawn, the California studio responsible for The Order: 1886, has responded to mounting questions regarding the apparently short length of the game's campaign.
On Sunday, a video emerged on YouTube showing the full game being played, seemingly as fast as possible, and finishing in about five hours. This deliberate speedrun led some to suggest that the campaign length is five hours long as standard.
However, Ready At Dawn's chief technical officer Andrea Pessino has challenged this assumption. One day after insisting he would not respond to "clickbait rumors about game length," Pessino was asked at a press conference in Milan on the very subject.
According to paraphrases published by Dualshockers, Pessino claimed that "at a normal pace and difficulty level, you can finish the game in a window between eight and ten hours".
He is also reported to have said that playing in hard mode would require at least twelve hours' play. These figures, he told journalists, were calculated by Ready At Dawn's internal teams.
Controversy surrounding The Order: 1886's game length has encouraged a debate on whether, and to what extent, gameplay duration is a factor in overall value.
The Order: 1886 ships across Europe and North America on Friday, February 20.
Got a news tip or want to contact us directly? Email firstname.lastname@example.org