Published on October 26th, 2020 | by Adrian Gunning

“Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?” the Video Game

Microids shares more details on its videogame adaptation of the famous game show “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?”

Set to release on November 12th, 2020 in Australia, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? will put your knowledge and your mind to the test! Sit comfortably in the contestant’s chair and get ready for the challenge of a lifetime!

Developed by Appeal Studios, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? will be available worldwide on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC/Mac. The game will feature 6 iconic TV sets, as seen in the British, American, French, Spanish, Italian and German version of the show.

“Is that your final answer?”

Are you going to win a million? Will you reach the top of the moneytree to claim the highest prize? Don’t be intimidated by the fortune at stake, stay focused and cold blooded if you want to win the jackpot!

Your general knowledge will be put to the test with more than 3,000 questions, 2,000+ being territory exclusives, split into 8 categories like History, Sport, Science, Art & Literature… You’ll even unlock more questions as you play!

Of course, the game includes 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 or with up to 99 players!

Who Wants to be a Millionaire? Will offer an enjoyable experience however old you are thanks to different 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 members of your family in the offline and online multiplayer game modes!

  • The mode “Free-for-All” will see 4 players compete to find who will answer a series of question. 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.
  • In the “Cooperative” mode, team up with 3 other players and work together to reach the goal!

Each of these game modes are also available with a “Family” setting allowing everyone to take part in the action!

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!

About the Author'

Adrian lives in Melbourne Australia and has a huge passion for gaming, technology and pop culture. He recently finished his a Bachelor of Journalism and is currently focusing on games journalism. When not writing and playing video games, Adrian can be found in Comics 'R' Us debating the pros of the DC Universe and cons of the Marvel Universe.

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