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Prince of Persia The Lost Crown – Ubisoft’s Shot at Nostalgia

As live-streaming continues to shape gaming culture, it is fascinating how nostalgia is becoming an essential and well-received strategy from developers and marketers alike. Ubisoft successful revival of the Prince of Persia series is not just a triumph in gaming; it’s a testament to the enduring power of nostalgia in connecting generations of gamers.

Ubisoft’s latest title, Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown, is taking the gaming and live-streaming community by storm, even before its full release. Available now in early access on multiple consoles and PC, the game’s demo version, released on January 11th, has already amassed nearly 2 million hours watched within a mere six days.

This surge in popularity has catapulted the game to the #2 spot in the “platforms” genre based on hours watched, trailing only behind the perpetual favorite, Subway Surfers. 

The top streamer for this game during the past 6 days by hours watched, Alanzoka, alone accounts for 147K, showcasing the title’s immense appeal.

The Power of Nostalgia in Gaming

At the heart of Prince of Persia’s newest title success lies a potent force: nostalgia. Ubisoft, recognizing the enduring legacy of the early 2000s Prince of Persia trilogy, has skillfully revived the saga to meet contemporary gaming standards while preserving its original charm. This strategic move not only appeals to those who reveled in the original series but also piques the curiosity of a new generation of gamers.

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