Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time’s remake is official and kinda ugly

Ubisoft published a remake of Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time all over its Ubisoft Ahead presentation these days. It’s popping out January 21 for PlayStation four, Xbox One, and PC. The writer didn’t point out if it was once coming to next-gen consoles.

Excluding perhaps the 1989 2D authentic, Sands of Time is essentially the most iconic access within the Prince of Persia franchise. It got here out in 2003 and made waves with its captivating hero, acrobatic gameplay, and time-rewinding mechanics.

Since then, Ubisoft has had a troublesome time discovering the right kind direction for the collection. Sands of Time’s direct sequel, Warrior Inside, went with an off-putting edgier, darker tone. Lovers preferred its followup, The Two Thrones, extra, however then Ubisoft rebooted the franchise with 2008’s it seems that named Prince of Persia. That reboot didn’t take, and Ubisoft went again to the previous continuity for 2010’s forgettable The Forgotten Sands.

Since then, the Prince of Persia collection has been quiet whilst its religious successor Murderer’s Creed (which began out as a Prince of Persia challenge) prospers.

Remakes are turning into all of the rage in recent years, as nostalgic players are satisfied to open up their hearts (and wallets) to fashionable variations of nostalgic classics. However whilst we’ve noticed top-quality paintings in titles like Tony Hawk’s Professional Skater 1 and a pair of and Ultimate Delusion VII Remake, this Sands of Time remake appears to be like somewhat extra … iffy. It’s transparent Ubisoft isn’t placing a ton of funding into this challenge. However as Ubisoft famous within the disclose, that is the corporate’s first remake, so it should have some classes to be informed.

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