Prison Architect Stats, Player Counts, Facts & News

Last Updated on: November 25th, 2020

Prison Architect facts

Prison Architect Description

Welcome Wardens!

Only the world’s most ruthless Warden can contain the world’s most ruthless inmates. Design and develop your personalized penitentiary in Prison Architect.

Key Features:

Customized Confinement

Allocate resources to optimize your compound, but don’t restrict the flow of the crowd lest you encounter a flood, fire, fight, or full-blown riot.

Invest and Innovate

Tap federal money with grant applications & direct your funds to combat disease, gang activity, litigation, and more!

Management and Muscle

Ensure your prison is *mostly* ethical and safe with top-notch staff including armed guards, psychologists, doctors, lawyers and snitches.

Detention by Design

Each prisoner’s criminal history requires custom treatment programs, labor schedules, and reform workshops.

Lockdown Showdown

Attempt a high-stakes escape of your own supermax prison in Escape Mode, or try Online mode to test one of 12,000 player-created prisons. Expand your empire limitlessly in Sandbox mode.


Prison Architect Stats and Player Count

Here are a few of the most interesting Prison Architect facts and stats I was able to dig up. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

How many people play Prison Architect?

4 million downloads to date

Last updated 6/27/19


Number of prisons built by player to date on Prison Architect:

9 million prisons

Last updated 10/7/20


Number of prisoners housed to date on Prison Architect:

806 million prisoners

Last updated 10/7/20

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