Murder on the Orient Express

Climb aboard the Orient Express with Poirot in this new game set in 2023


Embark on a thrilling journey: Murder on the Orient Express 

Publisher Microids are thrilled to announce the video game Agatha Christie – Murder on the Orient Express, a modernized and revisited version of the classic story. It is now available on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and PC.

Set in 2023, this video game 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.

About the Game 

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 game 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. Her narrative means 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.
In game preview of Hercule Poirot on board the eponymous train

Introducing the Deluxe Edition 

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 has been developed by Microids Studio Lyon, with artistic direction by 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, Dishonored 2, Dishonored, 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.

Murder on the Orient Express | Game Trailer

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