An eternal classic, Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, is finally getting a remake, and we are not far away from the launch too. Every millennial gamer would have played this game at least once in his/her life. It was a huge hit across every platform on which it was released. The game was released in 2003. The game had a great storyline and decent graphics for its time. Now, the game is set to come with revamped graphics, gameplay, and new features.
Although we haven’t had any major games in this series in recent times, it once used to rule the action-adventure genre. Prince of Persia: Sands of Time and Prince of Persia are probably the two best games of Prince of Persia. There are a total of 11 Prince of Persia games to date. There are many other Prince of Persia games which you can try out, even on your mobile devices now, as there are so many emulators of Gameboy’s available for mobiles. Ubisoft has been working on this game for a long time now, and they have a good amount of expectations from this remake. Let’s have a look at the trailer, the game story, and all other details we know so far about the remake.
The above trailer will give you some glimpses of what you can expect in the remake. There are shots of different scenarios of the game and some action scenes which look much better than the original one.
Game Plot and Gameplay
The game revolves around a Prince who has accidentally released sands from a rare sand hourglass. The sand has special powers within it, and it has turned the citizens of the city Azad into monsters. Now it is the prince’s duty to rectify this mistake and stop the evil Vizier from getting control over the city of Azad. In this quest, the Prince is accompanied by Farah, a princess who knows the in and out of the powers of sands. Vizier was a traitor who was banished by Prince’s father once. So there are some personal motives too for Vizier to get revenge.
There are all the basics of combats and movements in the game. You can also use the powers of the sand for unique moments and also pull off some crazy stunts like freezing and reversing time in the combat. If you look at the trailer closely, then you will see some small combat scenes where the princess is wielding the power of Sands of Time in order to fight against multiple enemies. According to Ubisoft, the game’s controls have been adjusted for the modern-day consoles. It is up to you to select your control style. You can go classic or play with modern.
If we look at the official page of the game on Ubisoft’s website, then there is a bonus included in this game. You will get your hands on the first Prince of Persia game ever, which was released way back in 1989. It will be available on your main menu. There is no info on how to unlock it, or it is free or paid. Not only that, but Ubisoft has also mentioned that there are many more surprises which are waiting for you. You can read more about the game right here.
Prince of Persia: Sands of Time Remake Release Date
You can already pre-order the game for Xbox, PlayStation, and Microsoft Windows. The game is priced at Rs 1,999 on the Epic Games store. There are a few benefits of pre-purchasing this game. You will get a classic weapons set, a classic filter, and a classic prince outfit if your pre-order the game for any platform.
Talking about the release date, the game hasn’t got any release date yet. It got a release date of early January this year, but it has been delayed. The developers haven’t given an update yet on what the release date could be. If you look at the Epic Games store’s game page, then there is a release date mentioned there. It is 31st December 2021. So there is no clarity yet on the release date. All we know is that the game is coming soon.
So this sums up everything we know about the Prince of Persia: Sands of Time remake. Prince of Persia is a huge franchise in the gaming industry. We will keep you updated with all the upcoming announcements and developments about the game.