Develop a new edition of Prince of Persia Not a long, calm river. Announced in September 2020 with an unattractive trailer, the game that was initially in the hands of Ubisoft Pune and Ubisoft Mumbai has recently been commissioned. Ubisoft Montreal. While we haven’t seen anything yet about the project’s progress, many rumors about a possible cancellation have started popping up on the web.
The game is no longer scheduled for fiscal year 2023.
Over the past few days, many players have noticed that it is no longer possible to pre-order the game on some online selling platforms, especially in the United States. Amazon or GameStop has already stopped offering the game for sale on their site, indicating that it could eventually be cancelled.
Faced with these questions, Ubisoft commented on the situation in columnsIGN :
Ubisoft Montreal will lead the development of Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Remake. We are proud of the work done by Ubisoft Pune and Ubisoft Mumbai, and Ubisoft Montreal will learn their lessons as the new team continues to work to deliver an excellent new edition.[…]
As a result, we are no longer targeting a release in fiscal year 2023 and the game has been deleted. [ndlr : des boutiques en ligne]. If players wish to cancel their pre-order, we encourage them to contact the retailer. They will be briefed on the project as development progresses.
This explains things a lot. The game has been delayed again without further details regarding the release window. It is hoped that this will allow the publisher to review interest in the license that deserves to return at its best.
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