Ubisoft has introduced it’s “not focusing on a FY23 launch” for its troubled Prince of Persia: Sands of Time remake.
Following rumours that The Sands of Time remake – which has moved launch date a number of occasions now – was being delisted at some main retailers, Ubisoft launched a quick assertion confirming the sport has formally been “delisted” as the sport’s newest growth studio, Ubisoft Montreal “proceed[s] the work to ship a terrific remake”.
The Sands of Time remake was being developed by Ubisoft Pune and Mumbai, however the challenge has been dogged by setbacks since its unveiling in September 2020. Shortly after its announcement, Ubisoft moved its launch date from January 2021 to March that very same yr, however February introduced a second delay, this time indefinitely, whereas the workforce labored on delivering “a remake that feels recent whereas remaining devoted to the unique”.
A subsequent update in June final yr gave the Prince of Persia remake a revised launch window of 2022 – and now that launch too has slipped.
“We’re happy with the work achieved by Ubisoft Pune and Ubisoft Mumbai, and Ubisoft Montreal will profit from their learnings as the brand new workforce will proceed the work to ship a terrific remake,” a Ubisoft spokesperson mentioned, as reported by PC Gamer. “As a consequence, we’re not focusing on a FY23 launch anymore and the sport has been delisted.
“If gamers want to cancel their preorder they’re invited to contact their retailer. They are going to be up to date on the challenge as the event is transferring alongside.”
Ubisoft has but to verify a brand new launch goal.
ICYMI, Ubisoft announced a change in studios, saying: “The event of Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Remake will now be led by Ubisoft Montreal, the very birthplace of the epic Sands of Time trilogy”.