The remake of Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, already announced in September, was postponed to March 18, 2021. Ubisoft’s original plans were for a launch in January.
Ubisoft Pune, the studio working on the game, said that “2020 was a year like no other” rolled into one Statement posted Tuesday on Twitter
Ubisoft has encountered delays and postponements on other projects due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. Last week, Ubisoft canceled massive plans for “Codename Nightmare,” a gameplay event for Tom Clancy’s The Division 2, This was also announced during the Ubisoft Forward livestream in September.
In September Annu Koul became responsible for the Sands of time Project said the remake would bring back all of the series’ known characters. “It’s just that we gave it a lot more flavor, more improvement,” she said. At the same time, series creator Jordan Mechner told fans that he played a build of the remake and said, “It made me tingle.”
The 1989 Prince of Persia franchise hasn’t seen a new entry since 2008 Prince of Persia On PlayStation 3, Windows PC and Xbox 360. The series has lost momentum over the past twelve years as Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed franchise emerged. The sands of time was originally released in late 2003 on Game Boy Advance, GameCube, PC, PlayStation 2, and Xbox.