Prince of Persia 'paused,' says Ubisoft Montreal CEO

The Prince of Persia franchise is currently "paused," but fans needn't worry about its future, Ubisoft Montreal CEO Yannis Mallat said.

During a recent interview, Mallat told IGN that the series is currently taking a break while the company considers new ideas.

"Brand management is a tricky thing," Mallat said. "It needs people's attention a lot. I think it is fair to say that, right now, Prince of Persia is being paused. But we said the same thing for some other brands that suddenly popped up because a team is willing to do it."

Mallat continued to say that Prince of Persia is just as important as any other franchise for Ubisoft, and that the company will find something to entertain fans with in the future.

"As soon as we have something to show, we will," Mallat said.

In August 2012, images what appeared to be a Prince of Persia game set in Egypt surfaced; however, no official confirmation ever came of them.

More from Polygon

A guided video tour of an Unreal Tournament map

  • Freedom Planet gameplay video

  • Adventure Time trailer

  • Hearthstone: Naxxramas Overview

  • Oddworld: New 'N' Tasty - Overview video

Latest Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.
Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_5353_tracker