LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM 28th April, 2008 Today Ubisoft, one of the worlds largest video game publishers, announced that a new Prince of Persia is scheduled to release towards the end of 2008 for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, the PLAYSTATION3 computer entertainment system and PC. This new Prince of Persia marks the debut of the critically acclaimed franchise on next-generation consoles. Developed by Ubisofts award-winning Montreal studio and the same all-star team that created the previously acclaimed Prince of Persia Sands of Time trilogy, Prince of Persia is opening a new chapter in the Prince of Persia universe, featuring a new breed of gameplay. The game is poised to rejuvenate the action-adventure genre in addition to introducing a brand-new illustrative art style.
Ubisoft will also release a Prince of Persia game specifically designed for the Nintendo DS system, featuring an entirely new storyline and new characters. More details to be unveiled in the future.
Since the first games launch in 2003, Prince of Persia has won over 30 awards worldwide, including the highly coveted Game Critics Awards: Best of E3 2003s Console Platform Best Action/Adventure Game of the Year for Prince of Persia: the Sands of Time. To date, the Prince of Persia franchise has sold approximately 10,3 million units worldwide.
Check www.princeofpersiagame.com regularly for more news.
Discover the first details on the game and the new look of the prince in the next issue of Edge magazine, on sale 8th May.
Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has offices in 24 countries and sales in more than 55 countries around the globe. It is committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to consumers. For the 2007-08 fiscal year Ubisoft forecasts generated sales of 920 million Euros. To learn more, please visit www.ubisoftgroup.com.
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