From Press Release:
Paris, October 19, 2023 – Publisher Microids and Microids Studio Lyon are delighted to present the launch trailer for Agatha Christie – Murder on the Orient Express which is out now for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and PC. In this modernized version of Agatha Christie’s timeless masterpiece set in 2023, players will undergo a thrilling journey set through several renowned cities, from Boston to Venice and Geneva.
Take on the roles of two brilliant detectives: the legendary Hercule Poirot and the new character of Joanna Locke. Explore the iconic environments, solve complex puzzles, and interrogate a wide range of intriguing characters to solve the mystery. Every clue, every conversation, and every choice brings the detectives closer to the truth behind the crime on the Orient Express.
With surprising twists and game-changing revelations at every stage of the investigation, Murder on the Orient Express promises to be a game that redefines everything players thought they knew about this classic story.
Microids Studio Lyon will be presenting Agatha Christie: Murder on the Orient Express during a special live session on 9 October at 7pm (local time). During the presentation, the development team will unveil the game’s unique features and answer questions from the community.
About Agatha Christie – Murder on the Orient Express:
On board the Orient Express, legendary detective Hercule Poirot solves the murder that has taken place on the prestigious train, 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 and detective skills to unravel the truth and bring it to light.
- Faithful, but fresh: The game is a faithful but fresh adaptation of the original story, with a new character named Joanna Locke added to the story. Playing as Joanna, players can exit the confines of the train during playable flashbacks.
- Embody the legendary detective Hercule Poirot: Enter into Hercule Poirot’s head to discover mind maps and make deductions as he navigates the puzzles and objects scattered throughout each chapter.
- A rich adventure with strong twists: Murder On the Orient Express is renowned for one of the most famous plot twists in literary history, and Microids’ game is no exception. But with events taking place in 2023, the investigation will see players venture in new directions.
- A brilliant detective and mystery game: Players will take on the roles of Poirot and Joanna, solve puzzles and make deductions to uncover the truth behind the murder. In a third person view, players will inspect the environment and talk with the protagonists, searching for clues and confronting the suspects.
- Full voice-over: Fully localized and dubbed in English, German and French.
Murder on the Orient Express is available today, October 19, 2023, digitally on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and PC.
The retail edition will be available November 9th in the USA.
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