Why are Gamers Disappointed with Prince of Persia Remake?

Prince of Persia The Sands of Time Remake Poster

Ubisoft Forward’s Livestream event live-streamed on September 10, 2020. The burning discussion about the upcoming games on the all-digital conference revealed the remake of the famous game Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, which is a cult favorite of many gamers.

This arose the interest of the fans who are ardent players of this game. While the developers obviously expect the game to be top-notch, there is something about this game that the fans did not significantly approve of.

The remake of Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time will be rolling out soon; till then here is what you need to know about the upcoming remake of this game!

Prince of Persia Remake Who will be Developing It?

Indian Ubisoft studios- with the combined effort of Ubisoft Pune and Ubisoft Mumbai, are leading the development of the remake of Prince of Persia. They are still working on it for over two years now and are rebuilding the cameras, giving it a new engine, and re-recorded dialogues. Jean-Philippe Pieuchot, the managing director of Ubisoft India Studios, has said that this game will prove to be a milestone in the gaming industry of India.

The game director, Pierre–Sylvain Gires, who is looking after the remake, said that they are rebuilding everything “from the ground up”. It will be using AnvilNext 2.0, the same engine as Assassin’s Creed Origins.

When will the Game Release?

The game will be available on PS4, PC, and Xbox One on January 21, 2021.

Bonus point: Gamers can also play it on PS5 and Xbox Series X via backward compatibility. You will also be able to pre-order it on Ubisoft’s website. So for the gamers out there, be ready!

What Exactly is in Upcoming Remake That Disappointed Fans?

It is with the graphics that the fans expressed their disappointment, and which is in the talks on Twitter. Fans are hoping that it will improve before the producers plan to release the game.

But not all of them are expressing disappointment. Some fans are excited that they are getting a significant breakthrough in the game after so long. They are wholeheartedly waiting for the remake to release soon.

As it uses the engine similar to Assassin’s Creed Origins, the remake still looks nothing like it. Pierre-Sylvain Gires looked into the criticism and remarked that “You can be sure that the polish will be there.”

This makes us hopeful that the graphics will develop further to suit the taste of all kinds of players that are out there.

Prince Of Persia Remake: What Does It Promise?

The producers promised to give a “modern twist” to Prince of Persia. But even though the effects will change, it will stay close to how the game initial design.

Talking to the fans who expressed their disappointment on Twitter, the CEO of Ubisoft, Yves Guillemot, uploaded a video promising to look after what the fans have criticized.

Pieuchot had remarked that AAA game is no overnight venture, and the development will take a considerable amount of time.