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Microids unveils the video game Arsene Lupin – Once a Thief through a reveal teaser

This fall, witness the adventures of the most famous gentleman burglar for the first time in a video game.

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Paris, France – May 27, 2023 – Discover the legendary icon’s earliest adventures. The video game Arsene Lupin – Once a Thief unmasks itself and reveals its first teaser!

Published by Microids and developed by the talented and award-winning Blazing Griffin studio, already behind two episodes of the Hercule Poirot series, this new adventure game will be released on PC (Steam, Epic Game Store, GOG), PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and Nintendo Switch late 2024.

Arsene Lupin – Once A Thief offers an immersive journey into the world of the iconic gentleman-burglar. Delve into these iconic tales drawn from the work of Maurice Leblanc to discover how the legend was forged.

About Arsene Lupin – Once a Thief:

Experience Arsene Lupin’s transformation from whimsical burglar to legendary hero.

The narrative unfolds through captivating fireside conversations between Arsene Lupin and the author, Maurice Leblanc. Lupin recounts his past exploits to Leblanc, allowing players to actively participate in these renowned escapades.

In this adventure-puzzle game, dive into a captivating journey that explores the early life, loves and crimes of the iconic gentleman thief. Immerse yourself in his famous tales, playing as both Lupin and Detective Ganimard; his tireless antagonist, offering unique perspectives on legendary stories like ‘The Arrest of Arsène Lupin’ and ‘Herlock Sholmes Arrives Too Late’.


  • Master the art of thievery – Explore many environments, solve puzzles and take on a variety of disguises as you take on exciting criminal escapades, while constantly striving to outsmart the law. And stay one step ahead.
  • The Artistic world of Lupin - Marvel at the vibrant artistry, reminiscent of an illustrated storybook., and meet colourful characters straight out of the stories of lupin as he retells his own escapades with a flair for the dramatic.
  • Experience the legends - Join Lupin and Maurice Leblanc by the fireside as they retell a selection of lupin's most famous stories and experience them from whole new perspectives.
  • Investigate and deduce - See the stories from a fresh perspective as you immerse yourself in Ganimard's role, searching for evidence, interrogating suspects, creating timelines, and connecting the dots to pursue and apprehend your legendary adversary.
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Arsene Lupin – Once a Thief will be available late 2024 on PlayStation 5 and Nintendo Switch in physical and digital edition, and on PC (Steam, Epic Game Store, GOG), PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S in digital.



Arsene Lupin – Once A Thief ©2024 Microids SA. All rights reserved. Published by Microids SA. Developed by Blazing Griffin. Based on Maurice Leblanc’s saga. © 2024 Arsène Lupin™


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