South Park Coming to Who Wants to be a Millionaire?

by on October 7, 2011

Deep Silver, doublesix digital and South Park Digital Studios today announced that the Emmy Award-Winning Series will be the first licensed question pack for Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?: Special Editions. The DLC package is being produced in cooperation with 2waytraffic International, part of Sony Pictures Television, which owns and licenses the Who Wants to be a Millionaire? format around the world and South Park Digital Studios. It will be released alongside the main game on the PlayStation 3 and the Xbox 360.

Fans can look forward to hundreds of specific questions based on the South Park universe, as well as a fully themed Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? studio and featuring an original South Park introduction. The Millionaire set host, audience – including main South Park characters – lifelines and contestants are all themed around the classic animated series. This pack also includes five player avatars, especially designed by the South Park Team, alongside hundreds of questions taken from across all 15 seasons of the show. Even the Phone-A-Friend lifeline features characters from the South Park world.

Based on the world’s most successful TV game show, Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?: Special Editions retains all the excitement and atmosphere of the original program. Contestants participate in the fastest finger round and then scale a mountain of questions in the quest for that elusive virtual million, making judicious use of the three classic lifelines – Fifty-Fifty, Ask The Audience, and Phone-A-Friend. It’s a social experience, too with up to four friends competing locally to outdo each other, with each person’s score dependent on their speed.

But the standout feature of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?: Special Editions is the introduction of special licensed question packs featuring the biggest names from movies, TV and much more, all of which will be made available as DLC to bolt on to the main game.

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The first Special Edition pack, South Park, will be released along with Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?: Special Editions and a Who Wants To Be A Movie Millionaire? theme pack later this year via the PlayStation Store and Xbox LIVE

South Park launched on August 13, 1997. The series is syndicated in more than 130 territories and translated into 30-plus languages. Co-creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone are executive producers, along with Anne Garefino, of the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning South Park. Frank C. Agnone II is the supervising producer. Eric Stough, Adrien Beard, Bruce Howell and Vernon Chatman are producers.

Main features:

  • Licensed Question Pack: Specific South Park question pack with hundreds of questions, available as DLC
  • Theme-specific look of studio, audience, contestants and host
  • Up to four friends can compete in the local multiplayer mode
  • Three classic lifelines: 50:50, Ask The Audience, and Phone-A-Friend
  • Online leaderboards: Only the smartest players will make the top of the list

The South Park question pack DLC will be released alongside the main Who Wants to be a Millionaire: Special Editions game on the PlayStation 3 and the Xbox 360.