Ubisoft's Prince of Persia: The Shadow and the Flame to arrive for iOS and Android

Ubisoft has announced a new Prince of Persia game - called Prince of Persia: The Shadow and Flame - for iOS and Android devices.

The original Prince of Persia game released in 1993 and then re-released as a 3D version in 2007, but the entire franchise has nearly a dozen versions of the action-adventure game with a focus on different incarnations of the eponymous prince. The latest edition by Ubisoft will launch 25 July on the App Store, Google Play and Amazon. 

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Originally unveiled in April, the new title is an adaptation that offers 2D gameplay with more combat and enemies. It also has options for both virtual joystick or gesture-based controls. As for gameplay, Ubisoft said it was a continuation of the "age old saga", where the Prince-born wanderer returns and searches for his unknown past to redefine his future.

Prince of Persia: The Shadow and the Flame will cost £1.99 for iOS and Android.