The remake of Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, introduced again in September, has been postponed to March 18, 2021. Ubisoft’s unique plans known as for a January release.
Ubisoft Pune, the studio running at the sport, mentioned that “2020 has been a yr like no different” in a remark posted Tuesday on Twitter to announce the lengthen. “We imagine that is the precise name to make sure we can ship a sport you’re going to revel in.”
Ubisoft has run into delays and postponements in different initiatives, attributing them to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. Final week, Ubisoft Large canceled plans for “Codename Nightmare,” a gameplay tournament for Tom Clancy’s The Department 2, which used to be additionally introduced all through September’s Ubisoft Ahead livestream.
In September, Annu Koul, the manufacturer accountable for the Sands of Time mission, mentioned the remake would deliver again the entire collection’ acquainted characters. “It’s simply, we’ve got given it a just right bit extra taste, extra enhancement,” she mentioned. On the identical time, collection author Jordan Mechner instructed enthusiasts that he had performed a construct of the remake and mentioned, “It gave me tingles.”
The Prince of Persia franchise, which dates to 1989, has no longer noticed a brand new access since 2008’s Prince of Persia on PlayStation 3, Home windows PC, and Xbox 360. Over the last dozen years, the collection has receded in significance as Ubisoft’s Murderer’s Creed franchise emerged. The Sands of Time used to be at the start launched in overdue 2003 on Recreation Boy Advance, GameCube, PC, PlayStation 2, and Xbox.