Ubisoft confirms the remake of Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time. Here is everything players should know about the upcoming game.
Although Ubisoft’s confirmation is exciting news for Prince of Persia Fans, it was no surprise given the pictures of the Sands of time Remake leaked before its announcement. For those interested in reliving their favorite moment in the game, here is a breakdown of all the information about the remake of Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time.
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Changes to the original
According to the game’s director, Pierre-Sylvain Gires, the remake is from Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time will largely remain the same as its original counterpart. However, the developer also stressed that the upcoming game will be a full remake, not a remaster of the 2003 title. In a statement, Pierre-Sylvain Gires revealed that the upcoming game has been rebuilt from the ground up, but Ubisoft will also add some improvements and changes in the upcoming remake.
Additionally, players should expect new cinematics with enhanced voices, music, parkour animations, and more. The game’s camera, controls, and combat have been designed from the ground up to ensure the game meets today’s standards. In addition, Ubisoft confirmed the original Sands of time will also be playable directly from the remake’s menu. Players can also expect the return of voice actor Yuri Lowenthal, who provided the voice work in the original game and since then in other high profile characters like Peter Parker in Marvel’s Spider-Man.
Price, pre-order bonuses, platforms and release date
The company announced this during the Ubisoft Forward 2020 event Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time The remake will be released on January 21, 2021. Of course, gamers would know that Sony and Microsoft’s next generation consoles should be released by this time, but Ubisoft confirmed that the game will only be released on the PC, PS4 and Xbox One. However, gamers immediately upgrading to next-gen consoles shouldn’t worry as the remake should be backward compatible with both the PS5 and Xbox X Series. Pre-orders for the game are also now available Prince of Persia Hope bearers receive bonuses like a classic weapon set, a classic filter and a classic prize outfit.
Unfortunately it seems so Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Remake doesn’t support Switch or Google Stadia. However, it is not unlikely that a port will become available for these platforms at some point in the future, especially since it is not uncommon for games to be available in Switch and Stadia long after they are released on other platforms. Pricing for the game is available for $ 39.99 on consoles and $ 29.99 on PC. However, it’s worth noting that the PC version of the game will be exclusive to the Epic Games Store and Uplay +, Ubisoft’s streaming service.
What is Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time?
For the uninitiated Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time is one of the most popular entries in the series, dating back to 1989. Prince of Persia became Ubisoft’s flagship franchise, and its popularity only waned with the release of Assassin’s Creed The game’s story revolves around the titular prince who is on a quest to remember the sands of time and put it back in a magical hourglass after being tricked into releasing it in the first place.
The game features action-adventure gameplay that combines combat and traditional platform mechanics. One of the trademarks of Tim’s sandsIt was the ability to rewind time if the player makes a mistake. Shortly after its publication in 2003, Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time received rave reviews from gamers and critics, and is often considered the best entry in the franchise. Due to the game’s popularity, a film adaptation starring Jake Gyllenhaal as the prince was released in 2010.
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Remake is expected to be released on January 21, 2021 for PC, PS4 and Xbox One.
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