Fans of the Prince of Persia franchise can now get a taste of the latest installment, Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown, by downloading the demo version of the game on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X/S and Xbox One as well as Windows PC through the Epic Games Store and the Ubisoft Store. The demo was released today, along with a new trailer that shows the gameplay and features of the game.
Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown is a 2D action-adventure platformer developed by Ubisoft Montpellier. The game takes place in Mount Qaf, an imaginary world inspired by Persian mythology, where the player will live an epic adventure to save the Prince of Persia and restore world balance. The player will take on the role of Sargon, a young gifted Persian warrior in the cursed mythological heart of Persia, who has the ability to alter time and space.
The game features unique Time Powers and Super Abilities
One of the main attractions of the game is the use of Time Powers and Super Abilities, which allow the player to manipulate the environment and the enemies in various ways. For example, the player can rewind time to undo mistakes, slow down time to dodge attacks, fast forward time to speed up movements, and freeze time to create platforms or traps. The player can also use Super Abilities, such as summoning a sandstorm, creating a sand clone, or unleashing a powerful sand blast.
The game also features acrobatic combat and exploration, as the player will have to traverse diverse biomes, such as deserts, forests, caves, and temples, and fight against challenging enemies, such as mythical creatures, corrupted soldiers, and bosses. The game will also have puzzles, secrets, and collectibles to discover.
The game will be released on January 18, 2024
Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown is scheduled to be released on January 18, 2024 on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X/S and Xbox One, Amazon Luna as well as Windows PC through the Epic Games Store. The game is a standalone title that does not require any previous knowledge of the Prince of Persia series. The game is rated T for Teen by the ESRB and PEGI 12 by the PEGI.
The game is expected to be a hit among fans and critics, as it is a revival of the classic Prince of Persia gameplay with modern graphics and mechanics. The game is also a tribute to the legendary creator of the Prince of Persia series, Jordan Mechner, who is involved in the game as a creative consultant.
The game’s official website is here, where the player can find more information, screenshots, videos, and pre-order options. The game’s official demo trailer is here, and the game’s official gameplay overview trailer is here.