Agatha Christie – Murder on the Orient Express Out Now on Consoles and PC

Discover the secrets of the Orient Express with a brand-new launch trailer

Paris, 19 October, 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.

About Agatha Christie – Murder on the Orient Express

On board the Orient Express, legendary detective Hercule Poirot sets out to decipher a 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. With 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.

Game features

  • Faithful, but fresh: With a new character named Joanna Locke added to the story players can expect a new take on the famous tale. Playing as Joanna, players can exit the confines of the train during playable flashbacks.
  • Embody the legendary detective Hercule Poirot: Enter 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 the 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.

watch the launch trailer

Murder on the Orient Express is available today, 19 October, 2023, on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and PC.

©2023 Microids SA and Agatha Christie Limited. All rights reserved. Published by Microids SA. Developed by Microids Studio Lyon. All rights reserved. Murder On The Orient Express © 1934 Agatha Christie Limited. All rights reserved. MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS, AGATHA CHRISTIE, POIROT, and the Agatha Christie Signature are registered trademarks of Agatha Christie Limited in the UK and elsewhere. All rights reserved.


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