Murder on the Orient Express Reveals Deluxe Edition and Nintendo Switch Release Date

Announced last month by Microids on Nintendo Switch and competing platforms, The crime of the Orient Express returns to the station today with new information. The publisher thus offers us a first glimpse of the Deluxe edition of the game which will be available from October 19, 2023 in all stores.

Contents of the Deluxe Edition:

The game

A 48-page artbook

The game’s digital soundtrack

An Orient-Express ticket bookmark

About the Murder on the Orient Express video game:

A crime is committed on board the Orient-Express. Hercule Poirot, during this trip, turns out to be surrounded by a group of singular characters, all suspects, each with their own secrets and motivations, and will then try to elucidate the murder that has just taken place. Solving this mystery will not be easy and through many twists, players will have to call on their little gray cells, as well as their detective skills to disentangle the true from the false and bring to light the truth.

Whether you’re a fan of the iconic book or the films, a lover of murder mystery, or simply looking for a thrilling adventure, this new proposition has something for everyone.

Game Features:

  • Faithful, but enriched: the game is a faithful but enriched adaptation of the original story, with adding a new character named Joanna Locke. With it, you can regularly get off the train when playable flashbacks.
  • Play as the legendary detective Hercule Poirot: enter the mind of Hercule Poirot to discover the mind maps and make some deductions, which adds an extra layer of depth to the gameplay. Don’t forget to solve the many puzzles with manipulation of objects scattered in each chapter.
  • An adventure full of twists and turns: get ready for major twists that will keep you guessing until the end. The crime of the Orient Express is renowned for having one of the best plot twists in literature and this game is no exception. But this time, in 2023, you will conduct your investigation under a totally new angle.
  • An exciting detective and mystery game: Playing alternately as Hercule Poirot and Joanna Locke, you’ll solve puzzles and form deductions to uncover the truth behind the murder. With a third person viewyou will inspect the sets and talk to all the protagonists in search of clues.
  • Fully voiced game: Murder on the Orient Express will be fully dubbed in French, English and German.