Agatha Christie – Murder On The Orient Express Gameplay Trailer

The classic crime story with Poirot, Agatha Christie - Murder on the Orient Express releases on PC and consoles this year with a modern twist.

Murder on the dancefloor? How about… Agatha Christie – Murder on the Orient Express? Is it a crime to lead in with this? I’ll tell you what is a crime: murder. And it’s on a train, according to Agatha.

Yes, the classic story shows up on PC and consoles again, this time in the guise of Microids Studio Lyon and published by Microids, and a new trailer was revealed at Gamescom. Have a look:

Set in 2023 and with new twists to the original story, Agatha Christie – Murder on the Orient Express follows the legendary Hercule Poirot and his new sidekick, Joanna Licke, as they solve the crime aboard the train.

Key features include:

  • Faithful, but fresh: The game is a faithful but fresh adaptation of the original story, with a new character named Joanna Locke added to the story. 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 Microids’ 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. 

Agatha Christie – Murder on the Orient Express is set to release on the 19th of October, 2023, for the PC, PS4/5, Xbox One/Series X/S, and also the Nintendo Switch.