- Today Ubisoft announced that Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands video game is in development and is scheduled to be released May 2010 for consoles and handhelds.
To quote: "Our new title will be true to the Prince of Persia roots and should leverage the fantastic impact the movie is going to have on our franchise," said Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot
during an investor call this morning.
Guillemot also added the game will be targeted at both hardcore and casual audiences.
Press Release: San Francisco, CA - December 1, 2009 - This new installment in the critically-acclaimed franchise marks the return to the Prince of Persia® Sands of Time storyline.
Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands(TM) will feature many of the fan-favorite elements from the original series as well as new gameplay innovations that gamers have come to expect from the Prince of Persia brand.
Tune in to Spike TV's "Video Game Awards 2009" on Saturday, December 12, 2009 at 8 p.m. EST for the exclusive world premiere of the Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands(TM) trailer. For ongoing updates about the game, please visit: www.princeofpersiagame.com