Prince of Persia Remake trailer was confirmed to be an old build by Ubisoft India. A new screenshot now shows an improved build from the game.
Why on earth would you use an old build, like it makes no sense and if they did they'd plaster it on the trailer saying "ALPHA BUILD"
Ikr makes no sense, if they showed the newer build they wouldnt have recieve so much backlash.
I guess marketing. They probably showed an old build trailer to trigger a backlash and give the game attention. So the game received extra advertising and the final build will also probably satisfy the users for comparison. Yeah I know it's a bit conspiratory but it's the most rational decision I can think of. I mean, that new build isn't even similar to the trailer shown, it's completely different. And some parts of the trailer are so uncomfortably bad I can't believe they didn't do this on purpose.
Microsoft has settled a bad precedent with Halo Infinite. Industry follows... bad, bad, bad.
MS didn't start that. We've seen plenty of reveals using old builds. This isn't new, it's been happening for years.
yeah and... ok they messed up, but why would you release just one shot of the new improved build and not like a complete trailer..
How f&$king stupid can these companies be?
They’re not stupid, these things have to pass through dozens of people before it gets a pass. As with all of these things that receive backlash for devs being lazy, the point of their laziness is to gauge how lazy they can get away with being therefore how little money they need to spend. ..they actually think they’re smart!
i think it's the actually the opposite, they think we are too dumb to realize.
lol, wut? That too Ubi? Famous for doing the opposite?
Well I guess they wanted to do an inverted Watch Dogging.
But that Watchdogs announcement trailer wasn't the final game look though. It was downgraded on release. This Prince Of Persia trailer was an old build showing, but the screenshot of the new build doesn't look all that better either.
That is why they said inverted (reversed)
Well, it still looks like crap tbh I would rather they simply remaster the original games
Or, simply, authorize Sony and Microsoft to make them back compatible with newer systems.
They already did on PS3, the trilogy is on PSN. But most people have moved on from that console, obviously.
Both look bad though. And in some ways, the alpha build looks better.
Don't understand anybody was complaining in the first place,.. graphics are workable as long as gameplay is solid,.. Kinda like more stylized look. Always worked fine.
- No new PoP game for 10 years - Forgotten Sands was lame - No sequel to PoP '08 reboot - Ubisoft have just been milking Assassin's Creed IP for 14 years - There have been numerous remakes last few years that have had a lot better attention (RE2, FF7, Spyro, Crash, SotC etc) - Sands of Time is considered the best PoP game and a videogame classic - A lot more effort could have been invested in Sands of Time "remake" - If it gets bad sales, Ubisoft will just interpret it as "not enough interest in the franchise" and let PoP die.
This is damage control... quick pull a screenshot and make it better, put it on social media and say...new build looks better.
This game needs to be made by BluePoint or the team behind the Tony Hawk remake, might get a proper game then...
The faces do look better, but I wonder what the framerate of this new build is. For all we know, it could run like crap.
This game looks good to me..
Why show an old build if you had a new build already primed and ready? Makes no sense to me.
Its not ready obviously. Hence the alpha tag. They just wanted to share something at what they had was that trailer and sonebody though yeah great lets put that out there. But its weird they did that...
The prince's face is completely different in the new build. That probably should have been finalized a while ago. Wtf?
Looks like crap.
That's a vast improvement, still not anything amazing but good enough if the game isn't full price or something. Not everything has to be super bleeding edge graphics wise. The big question is why the hell did they think it would be OK to show a build that's not even remotely ready for public scrutiny? Especially knowing that FC6 and BG&E2 were going to be no-shows for the event which put more pressure on the games they did show to impress. I guess they thought that nostalgia for the original would be enough to carry it? They thought wrong if so.
both look horrible
It definitely shows major improvements to the character models. I know the trailer is just a vertical slice of the game but why not show the better looking footage
Probably just polished up a screenshot to damage control, it's not believable that they'd have a shiny new build and use the old one for the reveal trailer.
even the new build looks khara
"While it is a product of its time with now-dated game design and visuals" Visuals dated? Yes. Game design dated? No. Its still plays amazing to this day. Better than all the filler trash grinding in all other Ubisoft games. Those are the ones that are dated, not the original Sands of Time.
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