The Sands of Time remake hasn’t been canceled

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Ubisoft has confirmed that the action-adventure gamePrince of Persia: Sands of Time Remake has not been canceled, but has been postponed. The company said the game is still in development, but that it is no longer aiming for a 2023 release.

This announcement follows rumors that retailers such as GameStop and others have been removing pre-orders for the foreseeable future Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Remakeraising concerns that the project has been cancelled.

Now, in a statement to IGN, Ubisoft has now cleared the air around the project’s cancellation.

“The development of Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Remake is now led by Ubisoft Montreal. We are proud of the work accomplished by Ubisoft Pune and Ubisoft Mumbai, and Ubisoft Montreal will benefit from their lessons as the new team will continue the work to deliver an amazing remake,” Ubisoft told IGN.

“As a result, we are no longer targeting an FY23 release and the game has been taken off the list. If players wish to cancel their pre-order, they are invited to contact their retailer. They will be kept informed of the project as development progresses.”

For the inexperienced, Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Remake was announced in September 2020, originally set to release on January 21, 2021 for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. However, this release date has been pushed back to March 18, 2021.

In 2021, Ubisoft again stated that the game has been delayed and is expected to be released between 2022 and 2023. In May 2022, Ubisoft announced that Ubisoft Montreal, the studio that originally developed the sand of time trilogy, took over development of the remake from Ubisoft Pune and Ubisoft Mumbai and pushed the release further to an unspecified date.

Following the current announcement, no new release date has been confirmed by Ubisoft. Given the new delay, it seems that fans will have to wait a little longer before a new update is released.

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