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  Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? The video game is now available in North America!
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11/17/2020
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

The launch trailer is available here

Paris, November 17th, 2020 – Based on the world-famous TV show, the game Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? is now available on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. Put your knowledge and your mind to the test by sitting comfortably in the contestant’s chair from the famous TV set!

The game features 6 iconic TV sets, as seen in the British, American, French, Spanish, Italian and German version of the show. An adapted translation is available for each of these countries as well as exclusive questions per territory: enough to dive into the show as if you were there in person!

Will you be capable of winning the million-dollar question? In order to achieve that, you’ll have to reach the top of the well-known and intimidating moneytree by answering – without fail! – a series of 15 increasingly harder questions.

Your general knowledge will be put to the test with more than 3,000 questions – including 2,000+ being territory exclusives – split into 8 diverse categories such as History, Sport, Science, Art & Literature… You can also choose to play without certain categories in order to focus on your preferred topics. You’ll even unlock more questions as you play!

Of course, the game features the famous lifelines such as Phone a Friend, 50-50, Switch the Question and more to help you in your quest!

 

A game for everyone to play would it be solo,

with your family or with up to 99 players!

Who Wants to be a Millionaire? offers an enjoyable experience for the whole family thanks to two difficulty settings:

 

  • A solo mode with a normal difficulty
  • A mode dedicated to kids with simple questions specifically crafted for a younger audience

     

Challenge your friends and family members in the offline and online multiplayer game modes!

For those looking for the ultimate online multiplayer thrill, look no further:

 

  • Battle against up to 99 players in a “Battle Royale” mode and try to reach the top position!

With local multiplayer, challenge your friends and relatives in various modes:

 

  • The mode “Free-for-All” will see up to 4 players, each with their own controller, challenge each other simultaneously on a series of questions. May the best one win!
  • In “Taking Turns“, gather up to 10 players for a stressful game of sudden death where a wrong answer means you’re eliminated. Playable with just one controller, this mode is also available with a “Family” setting allowing everyone to take part in the action!
  • In the “Cooperative” mode, team up with up to 3 other players and work together to reach the goal. Using compromise and persuasion will be essential to win!

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Press contacts:

 

North America

Vincent Gallopain

[email protected]

Europe

Alice Claret 

[email protected]

Maxime Geraci

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About Microïds

Microids is a French video game publisher. Founded in 1985, Microids’ editorial strategy now focuses on 4 major areas: adventure games, racing games, retro gaming and games inspired by iconic titles. By collaborating with renowned studios and authors (Pendulo Studios, Eden Studios, Benoît Sokal, Paul Cuisset, Philippe Dessoly and Pierre Adane), Microids has become a major player in international video games. Taking inspiration from legendary titles, including Asterix & Obelix, and Titeuf, Garfield, Fort Boyard, XIII and Blacksad, Microids reaches a wide audience and creates original adventures which give gamers the chance to play as some of their most beloved characters.

About “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?”

The iconic game show “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?” is a Sony Pictures Television format. The multi-award-winning franchise has been adapted in over 120 countries around the world. In addition to the recent U.K. revival hosted by Jeremy Clarkson on ITV, other successful long-running adaptations include “Wer wird Millionär?” (Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? Germany), where it has continuously aired on RTL with host Günther Jauch since 1999; “Kaun Banega Crorepati” (Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? India), which first aired in 2000 hosted by Amitabh Bachchan; and “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?” Australia, hosted by Eddie McGuire, since 1999. The format recently returned to Italy, France, the Netherlands, Argentina, Chile and Croatia, and continues to reach all corners of the globe. “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?” has won over 65 awards worldwide, including a BAFTA, an Emmy and seven National Television Awards in the UK.

About Sony Pictures Television

Sony Pictures Television (SPT) is one of the television industry’s leading content providers, producing, distributing and carrying programming worldwide in every genre and for every platform. In addition to managing one of the industry’s largest libraries of award-winning feature films, television shows and formats, SPT is home to a thriving global content business, operating a robust portfolio of wholly-owned and joint-venture production companies across the U.S., Europe, Latin America, and Asia Pacific, as well as linear and digital channels around the world. SPT is a Sony Pictures Entertainment Company

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