UBISOFT ANNOUNCES BATTLES OF PRINCE OF PERSIA® EXCLUSIVELY FOR NINTENDO DS™
The Critically-Acclaimed Prince of Persia® Franchise Embarks on a Brand-New Adventure
SAN FRANCISCO , CA â€“ July 22nd, 2005 â€“ Today Ubisoft announced Battles of Prince of Persia®, a new game developed exclusively for the Nintendo DS™. Battles of Prince of Persia® is a turn-based tactical game driven by a collectible card system set in the Prince of Persia® universe. Developed by Ubisoft's Montreal studio, the game puts players in control of large armies from different regions that are battling for supreme power. All the action is regulated through the use of cards that players collect when going through the single player scenario. The game also features multiplayer modes that allow players to battle it out with friends or trade cards to customize their decks. Battles of Prince of Persia® is scheduled for release in Holiday 2005.
About the Game
Battles of Prince of Persia®'s storyline takes place between Prince of Persia The Sands of Time™ and Prince of Persia: Warrior Within™. The game will focus on the appearance of the Dahaka and how the Prince, while trying to rid himself of the terrible creature, ignites a conflict between Persia and India by releasing an ancient evil that has caused much death and devastation. Players will be able to battle it out from not only the Prince's perspective, but also from that of several Generals who hold key roles in the conflict between the nations. Game features include: •New depth in tactical gameplay: A host of original rules bring a fresh depth to tacticals games.
•Collect and trade cards: By advancing in the single player mode, collect money and purchase new cards to trade and make more powerful decks. Don't like your cards? Trade them with your friends.
•Intricate storyline: Follow the story from the point of view of any of the participants and learn what happens to the Prince and his land between the stories of Prince of Persia Sands of Time™ and Prince of Persia Warrior Within™. •Nine different characters: Play any of the nine Generals in single player or in multiplayer. Create the army you want from any of the three factions and 27 units. •Multiplayer mode: Fully customizable multiplayer mode ensures replay value. Challenge someone who has the game or someone who doesn't in either Multiboot mode or Hotseat.