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The Rogue Prince of Persia 2D Action-Platforming Roguelite Announced by Ubisoft and Evil Empire

The Rogue Prince of Persia 2D Action-Platforming Roguelite Announced by Ubisoft and Evil Empire

Ubisoft and partner company Evil Empire revealed The Rogue Prince of Persia, a 2D action-platforming roguelite game, today during the Triple-I Initiative Livestream. On May 14, 2024, The Rogue Prince of Persia will go live for PC via Steam Early Access.

The fictionalized version of Ctesiphon, the Persian Empire’s capital, serves as the setting for The Rogue Prince of Persia. The evil Hun ruler, Nogai, is leading an army of possessed warriors that are about to invade the city. The Prince, who was given a mysterious bola that causes him to resurrect every time he dies, will be embodied by the players. During his youth, he was able to take significant risks to hone his combat and acrobatic skills because to this magical relic, which helped shape him into a powerful warrior. Players must assist the Prince in making numerous attempts to explore new biomes, learn new weapons, acquire new trinkets, improve his gear at the Oasis, and rally his allies in order to prevent the collapse of the city.

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Players must learn how to use the recognizable wall run, which lets them quickly bridge gaps, dodge traps, and outwit opponents, in order to master the platforming sections. The Prince must use all of his acrobatic abilities to discover a safe path through procedurally generated levels made of a variety of vibrant biomes, inspired by Persian architecture, from the aqueduct to the majestic academy via the untamed gardens.

Players will face a variety of foes in addition to the dangers posed by the environment, including Huns who use dark shamanic magic and creatures who have been corrupted by it. There are several different weapon options to fit any playstyle, including broadswords, axes, spears, and twin daggers. The use of secondary weapons, such as grappling hooks, shields, and arrows, expands the scope of warfare even further! The Prince becomes a formidable fighter by combining these moves with the wall run, shoulder vault, kick, and stomp, which also gives each run its own uniqueness.

Persian-American electronic music producer and performance artist ASADI is responsible for the game’s soundtrack’s composition and production. Players will be submerged in a contemporary and grandiose view of Persian folklore thanks to his skill and inventiveness. The Original Soundtrack of The Rogue Prince of Persia blends classic and contemporary sonorities, with rhythms that enhance the Prince’s movements and fluidity.

The Evil Empire studio gains from a strong foundation in 2D action-platforming rogue-lite gaming. They went to Ubisoft with their own spin on the Prince of Persia franchise, which is renowned for its inventive spirit and top-notch gameplay, wanting to embark on a completely new project. In order to collaborate with the community and create the greatest game possible with the players, Ubisoft, the publisher, and Evil Empire, the developer, decided to release the game in Early Access on Steam, building upon the refined heart that already existed. Players can anticipate the arrival of new bosses, levels, weapons, foes, and upgrades throughout time, in addition to changes depending on input from the community. The plot ends abruptly in-game for now, but there will be more!

Related: Prince Of Persia: The Lost Crown Reveals New Post-Launch Roadmap

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