Prince of Persia: Sands of Time gained’t launch this yr
Ubisoft’s Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time remake was meant to launch six months in the past, however after a number of delays it’s now been pushed out once more: this time till 2022. Not solely that, however you shouldn’t anticipate to see the sport on the Ubisoft Ahead E3 2021 showcase subsequent week.
The official Prince of Persia Twitter account confirmed as a lot immediately. “As you might need already learn, Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Remake is not going to be in Ubisoft Ahead. We’re making nice progress for our sport to launch subsequent yr, however we aren’t able to share any extra data simply but. We’ll share an replace as quickly as we’re prepared.”
A message from the Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Remake dev staff: pic.twitter.com/3B8tgUGkwl
— Prince of Persia (@princeofpersia) June 7, 2021
Ubisoft delayed the January launch date to March 18 late final yr, a mere 4 weeks earlier than its anticipated launch. Then in February, its launch was scheduled for a imprecise “later date.” The primary delay was attributed to the Covid-19 pandemic, whereas the latter was to “allow our groups to ship a remake that feels contemporary whereas remaining devoted to the unique.”
Regardless of the fact could also be—and we’ve got no purpose to doubt the official phrase—it’s curious to see a comparatively low-profile remake topic to such frequent and, now lengthy, delays. Its absence just isn’t more likely to have an effect on what’s shaping as much as be a robust E3 for Ubisoft: anticipate data on Rainbow Six: Extraction, Far Cry 6 and extra.
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