Prince of Persia 2: The Shadow and the Flame packshot image
Similar to the first Prince of Persia, the character explores various deadly areas by running, jumping, crawling, avoiding traps, solving puzzles and drinking magic potions. Prince of Persia 2 is, however, more combat-heavy than its predecessor. In the first game, enemies appear only occasionally and are always alone, while in the sequel, up to four enemies may appear at once, sometimes flanking the player, and may even be instantly replaced by reinforcements when they are killed. As in Prince of Persia, the trick is to complete the game under a strict time limit that passes in real time. Lives are unlimited, but time cannot be regained except by reverting to a previously saved game. In other areas, more significant improvements have been made. The graphics are far more complex than the simple look of the game's predecessor, the areas explored are larger, and the variety of backdrops is greater.
Low vs Ultra Prince of Persia 2: The Shadow and the Flame Screenshot Comparison.
What FPS does a GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q get @ 1080p?

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No in-game screens available at this time*

* This page is using reference screenshots for display purposes and not from in-game

Prince of Persia 2: The Shadow and the Flame

GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q

Low Vs Ultra GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q Performance Review

The experience of playing Prince of Persia 2: The Shadow and the Flame through a 2 year old GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q is going to return a consistently high 140 frame rate. Note that those results would be running at High and 1920x1080 screen res.

And so following those results you could of course play this at 1080p, but this GPU is somewhat wasted at that resolution. We would suggest running Prince of Persia 2: The Shadow and the Flame at 4K Ultra instead, where the GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q would still get 45 FPS at these performance hungry settings and resolution. When considering the GPUs release price, this comes in at $0 per Ultra 4K FPS or $0 at 1440p Ultra.

To summarise, we are in the realms of who gives a crap, when looking at game hardware demands, because the GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q card will play Prince of Persia 2: The Shadow and the Flame at Ultra settings almost regardless of the screen resolutions. 4K Ultra will get 45 frame rate, 1440p can deliver 76 FPS, and the lower resolution of 1080p comes in at 100 frames per second. For interest the cost per frame rate would look like this - 1080p Ultra costs $0, 1440p costs $0 and 4K costs $0.

GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q Cost Per FPS @ 1080p for Prince of Persia 2: The Shadow and the Flame

Graphics Card price at launch:

Nvidia 10 Series Low Vs Ultra for Prince of Persia 2: The Shadow and the Flame
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Graphics Card Difference
GeForce GTX 1080 Ti -
GeForce GTX 1080 -
GeForce GTX 1070 Ti -
GeForce GTX 1070 -
GeForce GTX 1060 -
GeForce GTX 1060 3GB -
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB -
GeForce GTX 1050 -
GeForce GT 1030 -