Prince of Persia remake moved to another studio
After months of silence, Ubisoft has confirmed that the highly anticipated reboot of Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time will be developed in Montreal, Canada. Ubisoft also told The Verge that it won’t be releasing in fiscal year 2023, which ends March 31 in Canada. Since 2020, Ubisoft teams in Mumbai and Pune have been working on the game.
“The development of Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Remake will now be led by Ubisoft Montreal, the very birthplace of the epic The Sands of Time trilogy,” Ubisoft announced. “This decision is an important step and the team, armed with the work done by Ubisoft Pune and Ubisoft Mumbai, will now take the time to regroup across the scope of the game to deliver the best experience for this remake of an all- classic time, when it’s ready.
The Sands of Time remake is the first significant title developed by Ubisoft Mumbai and Pune studios. Ubisoft did not specify the studio change.
“We are proud of the work done by Ubisoft Pune and Ubisoft Mumbai, and Ubisoft Montreal will benefit from their learnings as the new team continues the work to deliver an excellent remake,” said Ubisoft spokesperson Antoine Leduc-Labelle. , in a press release. The edge. “As such, we are no longer targeting an FY23 release. Players will be updated on the project as development progresses.
The Sands of Time remake is a remaster, not a reskin, created on Ubisoft’s AnvilNext engine. It was originally scheduled for January 2021 on Xbox One, PS4, and PC. No news on X/S or PS5 optimization.
Due to pandemic concerns, Ubisoft delayed the release of The Sands of Time for a few months before deciding to postpone it permanently. The game’s latest update arrived in October last year, reassuring fans that the creators were still working on it.