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EA AND HASBRO ANNOUNCE TWO NEW MOBILE CASINO-STYLE MONOPOLY
MONOPOLY Bingo and MONOPOLY Slots Will Be Free To Download on
the App Store, Google Play and Amazon Appstore; MONOPOLY Bingo
REDWOOD CITY, Calif.—November 14, 2013—Electronic
Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA), together with Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS),
have announced two new and distinct MONOPOLY-branded games for
iPhone®, iPod touch®, iPad®, Android devices and Kindle
Fire tablets. These titles will combine the popular world of
MONOPOLY with the casual, interactive fun of bingo in
MONOPOLY Bingo, and big casino-style wins of slots in
MONOPOLY Slots. Both titles will be free* to download.
“We’ve taken two of the most-time tested game
mechanics—bingo and slots—and paired them with
MONOPOLY, the world’s favorite game brand, to create two
unique mobile experiences that will give fans a simple and easy way
to collect their favorite properties, tokens and other aspects of
the MONPOLY world they’ve come to love over the years,”
said Chip Lange, Senior Vice President and General Manager at EA.
“Gamers will feel right at home with these MONOPOLY
titles. Big risk and huge rewards await them as they build
property empires, collect tokens, and spin and bingo their way
through the MONOPOLY world we all know and love.”
Now live worldwide on the App Store, Google Play™, and
MONOPOLY Bingo is set to put the “GO” in bingo
with tons of non-stop, MONOPOLY-themed bingo fun, rich graphics and
exclusive game modes. Players can Bingo their way to
Boardwalk and watch their favorite MONOPOLY properties come to life
as they progress through the MONOPOLY neighborhood. True
bingo fanatics can even keep the bingo action coming by playing up
to 16 cards at a time on tablets or up to 8 cards at a time on
their smartphones, increasing the chance of mini-game rewards and
more through “Chance” scratcher cards and “the
”Lucky Number” bonus. Players can collect virtual
rewards with every win, including MONOPOLY properties, tokens, and
house and hotel upgrades. Additionally, the
MONOPOLY Bingo Fall Feast room is now live in the game for
a limited time and comes complete with exclusive collection items
and a seasonal-themed token.
MONOPOLY Slots, now live on Google Play and on the App
Store in select territories, challenges fans to spin and win by
playing through a variety of MONOPOLY-themed slot machines and
celebrate in-game payouts while Mr. MONOPOLY cheers them on.
Players can double their luck with Twin 3x3’s or take their
game to the next level with 3x5 slots.
MONOPOLY Slots will also feature free, unlockable slot
themes, big bonuses, and exclusive mini-games that make it rain
virtual MONOPOLY coins and diamonds. The title will roll out
globally on the App Store over the coming weeks.
The MONOPOLY brand has been entertaining families since 1935 and
the game has been played by more than one billion people in 111
countries around the world. Whether fans play face-to-face,
online, or on their mobile devices, there are MONOPOLY gaming
experiences for every lifestyle.
*Wireless fees may apply
About Electronic Arts
Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: EA) is a global leader in digital
interactive entertainment. The Company delivers games, content and
online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal
computers, mobile phones and tablets. EA has more than 300 million
registered players in over 200 countries.
In fiscal year 2013, EA posted GAAP net revenue of $3.8 billion.
Headquartered in Redwood City, California, EA is recognized for a
portfolio of critically acclaimed, high-quality blockbuster brands
such as The Sims™, Madden NFL, EA SPORTS™ FIFA, Need
for Speed™, Battlefield™ and Mass Effect™. More
information about EA is available at
EA SPORTS, The Sims, Need for Speed, Mass Effect and Battlefield
are trademarks of Electronic Arts Inc. and its subsidiaries.
MONOPOLY and the MR. MONOPOLY name are trademarks of Hasbro.
John Madden, NFL and FIFA are the property of their respective
owners and used with permission. iPhone, iPad and iPod touch
are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and other
countries. App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc. Android and
Google Play are trademarks of Google, Inc. Amazon is a trademark of
Amazon Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their
Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) is a branded play company dedicated
to fulfilling the fundamental need for play for children and
families through the creative expression of the Company's world
class brand portfolio, including TRANSFORMERS, MONOPOLY, PLAY-DOH,
MY LITTLE PONY, MAGIC: THE GATHERING, NERF and LITTLEST PET SHOP.
From toys and games, to television programming, motion pictures,
digital gaming and a comprehensive licensing program, Hasbro
strives to delight its global customers with innovative play and
entertainment experiences, in a variety of forms and formats,
anytime and anywhere.
The Company's Hasbro Studios develops and produces
television programming for more than 170 markets around the world,
and for the U.S. on Hub Network, part of a multi-platform joint
venture between Hasbro and Discovery
Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK). Through the
Company's deep commitment to corporate social responsibility,
including philanthropy, Hasbro is helping to build a safe
and sustainable world for future generations and to positively
impact the lives of millions of children and families every year.
It has been recognized for its efforts by being named one of the
"World's Most Ethical Companies" and is ranked as one
of Corporate Responsibility Magazine's "100 Best
Corporate Citizens." Learn more at