It is nonetheless not clear if Ubisoft’s Prince of Persia: Sands of Time remake will ever see the sunshine of day — however when you’re on the lookout for a brand new aspect story within the franchise, the corporate has you lined. Ubisoft introduced Prince of Persia: The Misplaced Crown at Summer season Video games Fest 2023, a brand new action-adventure platformer “impressed by the Metroidvania construction.”
Pivoting the franchise’s platforming roots to the extra exploratory and motion targeted gameplay featured in Metroid and Castlevania video games feels like a pure twist — but it surely is not the one change to the collection format that Misplaced Crown affords. Quite of taking over the function of the titular prince, Misplaced Crown as a substitute asks gamers to rescue him as Sargon, a brand new hero, and a part of a gaggle referred to as “The Immortals.” Ubisoft guarantees that the sport options intense platforming, big boss fights, puzzles, and new character skills and energy all through the journey.
Prince of Persia: The Misplaced Crown will launch on January 18 2024 for all platforms, together with Nintendo Swap, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Sequence X|S and Xbox One, in addition to on PC by way of the Epic Video games Retailer and on Amazon Luna.