Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands

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Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands
Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands cover
Developers
Ubisoft Montreal
Publishers
Ubisoft
Engines
Anvil
Release dates
Windows June 12, 2010
Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands at Wikipedia
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

Key points

No longer requires a constant internet connection. Playable offline.

General information

Ubisoft forums for game series
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
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Windows
Steam
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Regular or Deluxe Edition.
Windows
GamersGate
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Regular or Digital Collector Edition.
Windows
Green Man Gaming
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Regular or Deluxe Edition.
Windows
Uplay (EMEA/other)
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Windows
All versions require Uplay DRM.

Version differences[edit]

The Deluxe Edition includes two exclusive skins, one exclusive map, the soundtrack and Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Ubisoft\Prince of Persia - The Forgotten Sands\1.0\Engine

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud
Uplay

Video settings[edit]

Settings must be changed using GameSettings.exe in the installation folder; nothing can be changed in-game.

Windowed[edit]

Force windowed[citation needed]
  1. Download and run DxWnd.
  2. Click on Edit, then Add.
  3. Set the Path to <path-to-game>\Prince of Persia.exe.
  4. Set the desired window position and size.
  5. Set Desktop for borderless fullscreen windowed.
  6. Click OK, then File and Save.

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio CC Notes
English
Dutch
Available on Steam, despite not being stated in the store page.[2]
French
German
Italian
Polish
Local retail version only
Russian
Local retail version only
Spanish
Czech
Retail only. Patch for digital release here

VR support[edit]

Issues fixed[edit]

Run the game at screen refresh rate[edit]

Fullscreen mode defaults to 100 Hz, even if the screen refresh rate is set higher than that.
Set screen refresh rate[citation needed]
  1. Install Special K by following the Special K Unofficial Guide.
  2. Start the game once and close it to allow the configuration file of Special K to be created.
  3. Open <path-to-game>\d3d9.ini or %USERPROFILE%\Documents\My Mods\SpecialK\Profiles\Prince of Persia.exe\SpecialK.ini depending on the installation method you used.
  4. Change RefreshRate=-1 to RefreshRate=0 under [Render.FrameRate].

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP SP3, Vista SP2, 7
Processor (CPU) 2.6 GHz dual-core Intel Pentium D or AMD Athlon 64 X2 3800+ 2.2 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD Athlon 64 X2 4400+ or higher
System memory (RAM) 1 GB Windows XP / 2 GB Vista, 7 2 GB Windows XP / 4 GB Vista, 7
Hard disk drive (HDD) 8 GB 8 GB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 6800 / 7 / 8 / 9 / 100 / 200 / GTX series
ATI Radeon X1600 / HD 2000 / HD 3000 / HD 4000 / HD 5000 series
256 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Shader model 3.0 support
Nvidia GeForce 6800 / 7 / 8 / 9 / 100 / 200 / GTX series
ATI Radeon X1600 / HD 2000 / HD 3000 / HD 4000 / HD 5000 series
512 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9.0c compatible
Shader model 3.0 support

References

  1. Prince of Persia The Forgotten Sands 21:9 Gameplay (2560x1080) (60fps) (Ultrawide) - YouTube
  2. Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands on SteamDB