Prince of Persia

Publishers Brøderbund
Developers Brøderbund
Release date 1989
Genre Simulation
Game rating

Game Description

Prince of Persia is a 1989 fantasy cinematic platformer originally developed and published by Brøderbund and designed by Jordan Mechner for the Apple II. In the game, players control an unnamed protagonist who must venture through a series of dungeons to defeat the Grand Vizier Jaffar and save an imprisoned princess.

Download Prince of Persia

We might have the game available for more than one platform. Prince of Persia is currently available on these platforms:

DOS (1989)

Prince of Persia (1989).rar (331KB)

How to play on Windows

  1. Click on the download button. It should redirect you to your download (a .rar file). Make sure you download the file properly and that your internet does not disconnect while downloading.
  2. Download the software DOSBox and put a shortcut for DOSBox on your desktop.
  3. Extract the “Prince of Persia” folder to your desktop.
  4. Open the “Prince of Persia” folder and then open the “Game Files” folder.
  5. Find the file called “PRINCE”, and drag it on top of the DOSBox icon which you have on your desktop. The game should now launch in DOSBox.
  6. Enjoy the game!

Additional files, patches and fixes

Prince of Persia Manual (English)

Prince of Persia NES Manual (English)

Prince of Persia Screenshots


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  1. The level design is different from the online versions one can play; what’s the deal with that? I can’t get the exit door to open in level 2.


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