27 Jan Microids and Agatha Christie Limited announce the signing of a major publishing deal!
Two new video games based on the famous writer are in the works!
Paris, January 27th, 2022 – The video game publisher Microids and Agatha Christie Limited are delighted to announce the signing of a major publishing contract for two games based on the Queen of Crime’s literary works! These titles will take players into the detective Hercule Poirot’s universe through a revisited classic and a brand new adventure.
This agreement between Microids and Agatha Christie Limited comes after previous successful collaborations with the titles Agatha Christie: The ABC Murders and more recently Agatha Christie – Hercule Poirot: The First Cases. The upcoming games at the center of this contract will be developed by two studios, one of them being the brand new Microids Studio Lyon.
“Agatha Christie’s work is timeless and captivates all generations of investigation fans alike. We are eager to tell you more about the project we’ll start to work on very soon.” declared David Chomard, Director of Microids Studio Lyon.
“After collaborating with Agatha Christie Limited for about a decade, renewing our partnership through this publishing contract felt very natural. We are honored by this renewal of trust after the success of Agatha Christie: The ABC Murders and Agatha Christie – Hercule Poirot: The First Cases.” added Alain Milly, Editorial Director for Microids.
“100 years on from my great grandmother’s first published novel, it is wonderful that her stories and characters continue to be enjoyed across the globe in all different formats including games.” said James Prichard, Chairman and CEO of Agatha Christie Limited. “We are excited to continue our relationship with the team at Microids and look forward to developing these two new games featuring Hercule Poirot.”
As a reminder, Agatha Christie: The ABC Murders and Agatha Christie – Hercule Poirot: The First Cases are available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC.
Stay tuned for more information about these two upcoming titles!