Agatha Christie: Murder on the Orient Express Arrives October 19th, 2023!

Paris, June 14th, 2023 – Publisher Microids is thrilled to announce that Agatha Christie: Murder on the Orient Express will be available October 19th, 2023 on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and PC, and unveils the Deluxe Edition. Set in 2023, Agatha Christie: Murder on the Orient Express retells this classic story for a modern audience. Faithful to the central plot, additional elements have been added to the story to surprise and delight even the most dedicated fans of the Queen of Crime!

The Deluxe Edition will be available for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X and will include:

  • The video game
  • A 48-page artbook
  •  The digital original soundtrack
  • An Orient Express ticket bookmark

Murder on the Orient Express is being developed by Microids Studio Lyon, under the artistic direction of Cédric Peyravernay, a French artist who has made significant contributions to the video game industry. He has showcased his talent and expertise as a character designer in major projects such as Diablo IV, Prey, the Dishonored series and two episodes of the Netflix series Love, Death + Robots. The 48-page artbook, available in the Deluxe Edition, showcases some of the artist’s character design work.

About Agatha Christie – Murder on the Orient Express:

On board the Orient Express, the legendary detective Hercule Poirot tries to solve the murder that has taken place on the prestigious train while surrounded by a cast of intriguing characters with their own secrets and motives. Solving the mystery won’t be easy and through numerous twists and turns, players will have to use their little grey cells as well as detective skills to unravel the truth and bring it to light.

Whether you are a fan of the iconic book or movies, a lover of murder mysteries, or just looking for a thrilling adventure, this new proposal has something for everyone.

Game features:

  • Faithful, but augmented: The game is a faithful but augmented adaptation of the original story, with a new character named Joanna Locke added to the mix. With her, you can regularly exit the train environment during playable flashbacks.
  • Embody the legendary detective Hercule Poirot: Enter into Hercule Poirot’s head to discover mind maps and make deductions, adding an extra layer of depth to the gameplay. And don’t forget the many puzzles with object manipulations that are scattered throughout each chapter.
  • A rich adventure with strong twists: Get ready for major plot twists that will keep you hooked until the very end. Murder On the Express is renowned for having one of the best plot twists in literary history, and this game is no exception. But this time, set in 2023, you will lead your investigation in a whole new light.
  • A brilliant detective and mystery game: As you play, you will take on the roles of Poirot and Joanna, solve puzzles and make deductions to uncover the truth behind the murder. In a 3rd person view, you will inspect the sets and talk to all the protagonists, searching for clues and confronting the suspects.
  • Fully voiced: Fully dubbed in English, German and French.

Murder on the Orient Express will be released October 19th, 2023 on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and PC.

The retail edition will be available on October 9th in Europe and November 9th in the USA.

Source: PR Email

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