Larkspur, CA (October 8th, 2013) -- Deep Silver today announced that Who Wants To Be A Millionaire: Special Editions will be available for download in North America beginning October 15, 2013 on PlayStation®Network and October 16, 2013 on the Xbox Live online entertainment network from Microsoft and Steam. Based on the classic version of the popular TV game show “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire,” players will take to the hot seat for a chance to win a virtual one million dollars! Beginning with the Fastest Finger First Round, there are over 1,000 questions and all of the original three lifelines are available - Phone-A-Friend, Ask The Audience and 50:50. People can play solo or make it a social experience as up to four players can compete locally with scores based on speed. The download will be available for the Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft and Windows PC and PlayStation®3, and Steam for the suggested retail price of $9.99 USD.
Who Wants To Be A Millionaire: Special Editions will also offer themed questions for specific areas of expertise. Deep Silver will be releasing a series of themed add-on content, starting with Who Wants To Be A Movie Millionaire, which will also be available for download beginning October 15, 2013 on PlayStation®Network and October 16, 2013 on the Xbox Live online entertainment network from Microsoft and Steam for the suggested retail price of $2.99 USD. This question pack will feature more than 500 questions to challenge players’ knowledge of movie trivia.
To keep the game fresh and always challenging, additional general knowledge and specialty-question game packs will be released in the future. This new game range is developed by Doublesix along with Disney-ABC Domestic Television, a division of The Walt Disney Company under license from 2waytraffic International, part of Sony Pictures Television, which owns and licenses the Who Wants To Be A Millionaire format around the world, except in North America, Canada and Mexico.
For more information about Who Wants To Be A Millionaire: Special Editions please visit http://www.millionairetv.com
About Deep Silver:
Deep Silver develops and publishes interactive games for all platforms, seeking to deliver top-quality products that provide immersive game experiences driven by the desires of the gaming community. The company has published more than 200 games worldwide since 2003, including the best-selling zombie action Dead Island™ franchise, the critically-acclaimed Metro™: Last Light and the smash hit action adventure Saints Row IV™. Deep Silver is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Koch Media, GmbH, and includes the renowned development studio Deep Silver Volition, based in Champaign, IL. For more information, please visit www.deepsilver.com or follow us on twitter at @deepsilver.
Disney-ABC Domestic Television, a division of The Walt Disney Company, is the licensor and producer of "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" for North America. "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire” launched its 12th season in national syndication in September, 2013 with new host, Cedric “The Entertainer”. As America's richest game show, "Millionaire" continues to be the only game show to offer a $1-million prize to each and every contestant. With its fresh and fun new format, the randomization of the questions ensures that no two games are alike and that each path to $1-million is unique and unpredictable. “Millionaire” is produced by Valleycrest Productions Ltd. and is distributed by Disney-ABC Domestic Television. Visit “Millionaire’s” website at: http://www.millionairetv.com.
2waytraffic, a Sony Pictures Entertainment company, is a global leader in the development, distribution and brand management of light entertainment content across multiple platforms, including television, mobile, interactive and consumer products.
The company is an integral part of Sony Pictures’ Television’s (SPT)’s international production business, which has a presence in key territories around the world, including the US, UK, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, the Netherlands, Russia, Brazil and Hong Kong.
About DoublesixDigital Publishing
Doublesix Digital Publishing is an award-winning video game developer/publisher and is part of the Catalis Group. DDP has published acclaimed titles such as Burn Zombie Burn, All Zombies Must Die as well as being the developer behind the highly praised Geometry Wars : Galaxies. DDP is dedicated to producing the highest-quality, original and licensed IP digital-distribution titles across all platforms : Xbox Live for Xbox 360, PlayStation Network, Windows PC, iOS and much more.
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