Ready at Dawn's PS4 exclusive The Order: 1886 is a linear third-person action adventure with shooting mechanics. The Order was announced during Sony’s E3 2013 press conference. The game is set in a Steampunk London alternate history 40 years after the Industrial Revolution and would see you interacting with several real-world historical figures.
In an interview with the PlayStation Blog, Ready at Dawn co-founder Ru Weerasuriya said: "We’re trying to tell a story. It’s what we call a ‘filmic experience’. It’s very much story-based—it’s a linear story-based game, we’re trying to tell a story. It’s what we call a filmic experience."
"The game is set in London, a city with real diversity. There are moments throughout history that have played out there. It has a very interesting history, particularly at the end of the 19th century during the Industrial Revolution. Because this game is based in the real world, we wanted to feed off that and use some of the events, the people and the stuff that existed in that time to accentuate and bring our IP into a world that is believable. The Order‘s London won’t be a 1:1 mapping of the city, of course, but it will try and stay as true as possible to it."
“There are obviously some things we’re going to put in there that don’t exist, and we’ve moved certain locations a bit, but as you can see from the trailer, when you pass in front of the Thames, Parliament is where it’s supposed to be and London Bridge is where it’s supposed to be. We don’t want people to go ‘Nah, this doesn’t look right.’ You’ll be interacting with real people, real events, and real places.”