Prince Of Persia added to For Honor, doesn’t look like Prince of Persia
A Prince Of Persia themed event is now available in For Honor, which sees players battle the titular Prince himself.
It’s been a long time since fans of Ubisoft’s action adventure series, Prince Of Persia, have been able to enjoy a proper console entry. In fact, we haven’t seen one since 2010’s HD re-release of the Sands Of Time trilogy, with only a couple of mobile titles coming out since then.
But Ubisoft hasn’t completely abandoned the series, as the Prince has finally made a return in a console game, though not quite the way fans may have hoped. Right now, a Prince Of Persia themed event is taking place in For Honor, Ubisoft’s medieval brawler.
Called Blades Of Persia, the event will run until 2 April and offers a range of quests and game modes inspired by the Prince Of Persia series. Of course, there are new rewards as well, such as outfits, a hourglass ornament, and a Blade of Fate execution animation.
Butprobably the main inclusion is the new Ruler of Time mode. It functions more orless the same as the game’s Dominion mode, except it takes place on a revampedversion of the Harbour map and not only features a variety of traps but amassive tornado right in the middle of it.
Andfrom the tornado will emerge the Prince himself, once again sporting a newdesign. This is like the fourth time now? Not to mention he looks more likesomeone’s dad than heroic royalty.
Taking him out will reward your team with 150 points, but he most certainly won’t go down easy, as he boasts teleportation powers and his trademark ability to slow down time. With 26 new weapons being added to the game as well, you at least have plenty of options for dealing with him.
And this isn’t even the end of it. Come 19 March, the event’s second chapter will then play out, with the trailer teasing his Dark Prince persona from The Two Thrones. The full list of details can be found on the For Honor website.
Between this and the VR escape room announced last month, it’s nice to see that Ubisoft still acknowledges the series, but it feels like it’s actively avoiding trying to make a proper mainline entry.
Withany luck, Ubisoft is looking to see how popular the series still is and willhopefully have something for fans come thenext generation of consoles.
For Honor is available on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.
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