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Prince of Persia Sands of Time is being remade ‘from scratch’, report says


  • The Prince of Persia: Sands of Time remake was first announced in 2021.
  • Development moved from Ubisoft’s two India studios to Montreal in 2022.
  • Insider Gaming says it saw footage of development on condition it not be made public.

Prince of Persia fans should “forget everything they know” about the beleaguered remake of 2003’s Sands of Time, according to a report that the game has been “remade from scratch.”

Tom Henderson reported these details in a post published April 9 by Insider Gaming. Henderson said he had been provided footage of the remake project on condition that he not make it public.

Still, after seeing proof of life in a troubled game first announced in 2021, the journalist said missing textures and assets suggests it’s a ways from release and is likely still in the early stage.

Ubisoft declined to comment on the story. Insider Gaming has more details.

Development on the Sands of Time remake has taken many twists and turns

The remake certainly isn’t a secret as it was first announced more than three years ago. But in May 2022, it became apparent that development would moving from Ubisoft Pune and Ubisoft Mumbai to Ubisoft Montreal. At the time, Ubisoft released an update on the game saying it had passed an ‘important milestone.’

While updates have been provided and the official website’s Prince of Persia page is branded with a ‘Coming Soon’ banner, there is no known release date at this time.

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Sophie Atkinson
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Sophie Atkinson is a UK-based journalist and content writer, as well as a founder of a content agency which focuses on storytelling through social media marketing. She kicked off her career with a Print Futures Award which champions young talent working in print, paper and publishing. Heading straight into a regional newsroom, after graduating with a BA (Hons) degree in Journalism, Sophie started by working for Reach PLC. Now, with five years experience in journalism and many more in content marketing, Sophie works as a freelance writer and marketer. Her areas of specialty span a wide range, including technology, business,…

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