After an indefinite hold-up and months without an upgrade, Ubisoft has actually revealed that it’s moving the advancement of its extremely expected Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time remake to its studio situated in Montréal, Canada. Ubisoft likewise validated to The Verge that it’s no longer targeting a release in the 2023 , which runs up until March 31 st, 2023 in Canada. The video game has actually remained in the works at Ubisoft’s India-based Mumbai and Pune studios given that2020
” The advancement of Prince of Persia: the Sands of Time Remake will now be led by Ubisoft Montréal, the really birth location of the legendary Sands of Time trilogy,” Ubisoft’s preliminary statement on Twitter checks out. “This choice is an essential action and the group, structure on the work accomplished by Ubisoft Pune and Ubisoft Mumbai, will now make the effort they require to regroup on the scope of the video game to provide the very best experience for this remake of an all-time classic, when it’s all set.”
Outside of helping with video games like Just Dance and Steep, The Sands of Time remake marks the very first significant title Ubisoft Mumbai and Pune studios have actually led advancement on. Ubisoft didn’t broaden on what triggered it to switch studios.
” We’re happy of the work attained by Ubisoft Pune and Ubisoft Mumbai, and Ubisoft Montreal will gain from their knowings as the brand-new group will continue the work to provide a fantastic remake,” Ubisoft representative Antoine Leduc-Labelle stated in a declaration to The Verge “As such, we are no longer targeting a FY23 release any longer. Gamers will be upgraded on the job as the advancement is moving along.”
The Sands of Time remake is significantly expected to be a remastering of the video game– not simply a reskin– developed off of Ubisoft’s AnvilNext engine. It was at first slated for release in January2021 on the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC. There’s still no word on optimization for the Series X/ S or PS5.
Pandemic-related problems triggered Ubisoft to press The Sands of Time‘s release go back by a number of months up until it later on decided to postpone the video game’s release forever Ubisoft’s last upgrade about the video game was available in October of in 2015, which simply assured fans that designers were still dealing with the video game.
Update May 7th, 12: 42 PM ET: This post has actually been upgraded to show that Ubisoft has actually postponed The Sands of Time remake till after completion of the2023 A declaration from an Ubisoft representative has actually likewise been included.