Microids announces Arsene Lupin: Once a Thief

Arsene Lupin: Once a Thief

Publisher Microids and developer Blazing Griffin have announced Arsene Lupin: Once a Thief, a new adventure game for PC and consoles.

Arsene Lupin: Once a Thief is in development for Windows PC (via Steam, GOG, and the Epic Games Store), Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Switch, PS4, and PS5. It will launch sometime later this year.

Here’s a rundown on the game, plus its reveal trailer:

Witness the Origins of a Legend – Experience Arsène Lupin’s transformation from humble burglar to folklore hero in Arsène Lupin: Once A Thief, a detective adventure game set in the early 1900s.

Dive into a captivating journey through this adventure-puzzle game that explores the early life, loves, and crimes of the iconic gentleman thief. Immerse yourself in Maurice Leblanc’s famous tales, playing as both Lupin and his tireless antagonist Detective Ganimard and gaining unique perspectives on legendary stories like “The Arrest of Arsène Lupin” and “Herlock Sholmes Arrives Too Late.”


  • EXPERIENCE THE LEGENDS – Join Lupin and Leblanc by the fireside as they retell a selection of the most famous stories of Lupin’s deeds and experience them from whole new perspectives.
  • THE ARTISTIC WORLD OF LUPIN – Explore beautiful book illustrations brought to life and meet colorful characters leaping from the pages as Lupin retells his own escapades with a flair for the dramatic.
  • MASTER THE ART OF THIEVERY – Traverse a multitude of settings, solve puzzles, and adopt a variety of disguises as you take on exciting criminal escapades while constantly striving to outsmart the law and stay one step ahead
  • DETECT AND DEDUCE – See the stories from a fresh perspective as you immerse yourself in Ganimard’s role, searching for evidence, interrogating suspects, creating timelines, and connecting the dots to pursue and apprehend your legendary adversary.
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