Prison Architect

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Prison Architect
Prison Architect cover
Developers
Introversion Software
Current Double Eleven
Publishers
2019 Paradox Interactive
Release dates
Windows October 6, 2015
macOS (OS X) October 6, 2015
Linux October 6, 2015
Reception
Metacritic 83
OpenCritic 80
IGDB 81
Prison Architect on HowLongToBeat
Prison Architect on IGDB
Prison Architect guide on StrategyWiki
Prison Architect on MobyGames
Prison Architect on Wikipedia

General information

Introversion forum
Developer wiki requires account
GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Developer website
DRM-free
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Humble Store
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Mac App Store
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macOS (OS X)
Microsoft Store
Microsoft Store
Included with Xbox Game Pass for PC.
Windows
Origin
Origin
Download
Windows
Steam
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Key unlocks DRM-free version
Download
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
A DRM-free copy, as well as access to the developer wiki, can be unlocked by following the instructions here.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\Introversion\Prison Architect\
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Application Support/Prison Architect/
Linux ~/.Prison Architect/
This game does not follow the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\Introversion\Prison Architect\
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Application Support/Prison Architect/
Linux ~/.Prison Architect/

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Origin
Steam Cloud
Xbox Cloud

Video[edit]

Graphical settings.
Graphical settings.
Launcher game settings.
Launcher game settings.

Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Windowed mode unavailable before Alpha 7.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
MSAA and SSAA
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS and 120+ FPS
No frame rate or refresh rate cap.

Input[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
OpenGL
Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 7
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz
AMD 3.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 6 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 400 MB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 8600
AMD Radeon equivalent (2009 era)
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS)
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo
System memory (RAM) 6 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 400 MB
A 64-bit operating system is required.
Linux
Minimum
Operating system (OS) Ubuntu 18 or later
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo 2.4 GHz
AMD 3.0 GHz
System memory (RAM) 6 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 500 MB
Video card (GPU) Nvidia GeForce 8600
AMD Radeon equivalent (2009 era)

References