With Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time; Ubi Soft and Jordan Mechner are channeling their combined talents to breathe new life into the action/adventure genre. They’re creating rich characters; white-knuckle action and a plot with more twists than the exotic; elaborate castle featured in the game;’ said Serge Hascoët; Editor in Chief Ubi Soft Entertainment. ‘We’re thrilled to move forward with the legendary Prince of Persia brand and eagerly await the launch of the next masterpiece from our world-famous Montreal studio.
- A new Ubi Soft brand Prince of Persia is credited with changing the face of computer gaming in the 1990s by introducing lifelike animation and story-driven action. The franchise was one of the first to gain success based on an appealing human lead character and a dramatic storyline. The first three games in the series boast combined sales of more than 3 million units.
- Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time takes place within an exotic mysterious world representing Persian architecture animals and attire. After his father invades the palace of the Maharajah the Prince tricked by a treacherous vizier uses a magic dagger to release the dangerous Sands of Time from an ornate hourglass. With the aid of a beautiful mysterious and potentially untrustworthy ally players embody the Prince to recapture the Sands of Time and restore peace to the land.