There’s a new update on Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Remake, and this one has to do with who is making it. When it was announced, Ubisoft said its two studios in India, Ubisoft Mumbai and Ubisoft Pune, would be leading the charge. Now, it changed hands. The new studio in charge of its development is Ubisoft Montreal.
Here’s the full, official statement.
The development of Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Remake will now be led by Ubisoft Montreal, the very birth place of the epic Sands of Time trilogy.
This decision is an important step and the team, building upon the work achieved by Ubisoft Pune and Ubisoft Mumbai, will now take the time they need to regroup on the scope of the game to deliver you the best experience for this remake of an all-time classic, when it’s ready.
We want to thank you for your continuous support and patience throughout the development. Rest assured, that we will update you on the progress in a future update.
Ubisoft Montreal’s been making games since being founded in 1997. In the past, it worked on multiple Prince of Persia games. Its first was actually The Sands of Time in 2003. It also worked on Warrior Within, The Two Thrones, the 2008 reboot, and The Forgotten Sands.
There is no update on a Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Remake release date. At one point, it had a March 2021 release date. It ended up delayed. The last delay announcement and update suggested it could end up slipping into 2023.
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Remake is in development for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. The original game is available on the Game Boy Advance, Game Cube, PlayStation 2, Xbox, and PC.