Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Remake

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The unique Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time is a particular game, so when a remake was introduced, followers of the unique 2003 journey have been excited. Nearly 20 years later, a remake is on the way in which — or was. Maybe. Its standing is presently in query.

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Renowned Twitter gaming offers account @Wario64 shared that they heard “that GameStop is no longer expecting Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Remake to release, and [employees] are instructed to let people who preorder it know it will not be arriving.” Furthermore, Wario states that digital listings for the game appear to be disappearing. As of the time of this writing, Amazon nonetheless lists the game on the market, however no less than one different author at DoubleXP had a preorder cancelled from the web retailer. We can due to this fact affirm that preorders are being cancelled, however the standing of the game itself is up within the air.

Hearing that GameStop is now not anticipating Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Remake to launch and are instructed to let individuals who preorder it realize it won’t be arriving. The web site additionally says it is unavailable and listings appear to be getting delisted

— Wario64 (@Wario64) June 3, 2022

Most lately, the remake modified studios, moving below the management of Ubisoft Montreal. At that point, Ubisoft promised it will share extra data “in a future update.” That was a month in the past, and it appears such an update is critical now. The remake might not be outright cancelled, however on the very least, a quiet delisting appears to suggest that the game goes again to early levels of growth. That would make sense with a brand new studio on the helm.

This is just the newest in a protracted line of troubles and delays Prince of Persia has seen. First, it was delayed from 2020 to March 2021. Just a few months later, it was delayed once more, with no new launch date given. One place that the developer might get out forward of this information is its annual Ubisoft Forward showcase. We realize it’s not occurring in June like ordinary, however the occasion can be held in some unspecified time in the future later this yr.