Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones

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Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones
Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones cover
Developers
Ubisoft Montreal
Publishers
Ubisoft
Engines
Jade
Release dates
Windows December 1, 2005
OS X October 6, 2008
Prince of Persia
Prince of Persia 1989
Prince of Persia 2: The Shadow and the Flame 1993
Prince of Persia 3D 1999
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time 2003
Prince of Persia: Warrior Within 2004
Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones 2005
Prince of Persia (2008) 2008
Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands 2010

General information

Ubisoft game page
Ubisoft forums for game series
Prince of Persia Wiki
GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions
Steam Users' Forums for game series

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail StarForce v3 DRM, not compatible with systems newer than Windows XP
GOG.com
Steam
Uplay (US/Canada)
Uplay (EMEA/other)

Essential improvements[edit]

Skip intro videos[edit]

Delete/rename video files[citation needed]
  1. Go to Video in the installation folder.
  2. Delete or rename LOGORP.BIK, UBIMC.BIK, and UBISOFT.BIK

Skip loading screens[edit]

Delete/rename loading files[citation needed]
  1. Go to Video in the installation folder.
  2. Delete or rename LOADIN0.BIK, LOADLOP0.BIK, and LOADOUT0.BIK

Game data[edit]

In-game general settings.
In-game general settings.

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\
macOS (OS X)

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\POP3Profiles\
macOS (OS X)

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

In-game general video settings.
In-game general video settings.
In-game advanced video settings.
In-game advanced video settings.

Widescreen resolution[edit]

Set custom resolution[1]
  1. Download Widescreen fix by nemesis2000.
  2. Extract pop3.7z files to the installation folder (password: pop3).
  3. Edit pop3.ini to set the resolution and FOV multiplier.

Notes

Supported exe size: 6 344 704 bytes.

Windowed[edit]

Force windowed[citation needed]
  1. Download and run DxWnd as administrator.
  2. Click on Edit, then Add.
  3. Set name to Prince of Persia - The Two Thrones.
  4. Set path to <path-to-game>\pop3.exe.
  5. Set launch to <path-to-game>\PrinceOfPersia.exe.
  6. Set Acquire admin caps.
  7. Set Desktop for borderless fullscreen windowed.
  8. Click on Input tab.
  9. Set Cursor visibility to Hide.
  10. Click OK, then File and Save.

Input settings[edit]

In-game keyboard/mouse settings.
In-game keyboard/mouse settings.
In-game gamepad settings.
In-game gamepad settings.

Audio settings[edit]

In-game audio settings.
In-game audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Up to 7.0 output.[2]
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
EAX support
May require DirectSound3D restoration software to enable EAX and surround sound functionality on Windows Vista and later.

Localizations

Language UI Audio CC Notes
English
Czech
Retail only
French
German
Italian
Polish
Retail only - due to StarForce 3 DRM, can't be played on Win7 and up.
Spanish

VR support[edit]

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 2000 XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium III 1.0 GHz
AMD Athlon 1.0 GHz
Intel Pentium IV 1.5 GHz
AMD Athlon 1.5 GHz
System memory (RAM) 256 MB 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1.5 GB
Video card (GPU) 32 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible
128 MB of VRAM
Supported ATI chipsets: 7500/8500/9000/X series
Supported Nvidia chipsets: GeForce 3/4/FX/6/7 series
The Nvidia GeForce 4 MX is not supported

References

  1. Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones Widescreen HD Test PC - YouTube - last accessed on 2017-03-02
  2. PC Gaming Surround Sound Round-up