“Prince of Persia: Sands of Time Remake has not been canceled, simply delayed”
It received’t be arriving till after fiscal yr 2023 although
Reviews went round this morning that GameStop was now not anticipating the Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time remake to launch. Seems, that’s not fairly the case. The Prince of Persia remake is going on, although it’s simply as delayed because it already was.
Phrase of GameStop letting pre-order holders know the sport wasn’t anticipated to launch was operating round. The pre-order was delisted from GameStop’s web site. Widespread video games and offers Twitter account Wario64 famous the state of affairs this morning:
Listening to that GameStop is now not anticipating Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Remake to launch and are instructed to let individuals who preorder it understand it won’t be arriving. The web site additionally says it is unavailable and listings appear to be getting delisted pic.twitter.com/MVcVjnmWgX
— Wario64 (@Wario64) June 3, 2022
Fanbyte spoke to an nameless GameStop worker, who shared a message being despatched round to shops:
“We’ve been notified that, the next product will NOT be arriving to shops. Product is now not anticipated to launch. Our information point out that your retailer has facilitated a number of reservations for this SKU.
“Please contact your friends who’ve reservations on this product to allow them to know that the product will NOT be arriving”
Only a matter of time
It looks as if the state of affairs’s a bit extra complicated, although. In an announcement to Destructoid, Ubisoft says that whereas it’s asking for the Prince of Persia remake to be delisted, that doesn’t imply it’s canceled. It’s simply been internally delayed out of the corporate’s fiscal yr.
“The event of Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Remake will now be led by Ubisoft Montreal. We’re happy with the work achieved by Ubisoft Pune and Ubisoft Mumbai, and Ubisoft Montreal will profit from their learnings as the brand new crew will proceed the work to ship an amazing remake. As a consequence, we’re now not concentrating on a FY23 launch anymore and the sport has been delisted. If gamers want to cancel their preorder they’re invited to contact their retailer. They are going to be up to date on the undertaking as the event is shifting alongside.”
So for now, the Prince of Persia: Sands of Time remake continues to be taking place. It’s simply been the topic of one other delay, of which it’s had fairly a number of. Hopefully the following replace will lastly set a agency launch date for this long-awaited remake.