Coming to multi-platformsJust how exactly do you turn one of slowest board games known to man into an exciting video game? We're about to find out...
Electronic Arts will be re-inventing Hasbro's Monopoly franshise for next-gen consoles with the launch of a new title inspired by the upcoming release of the board game, MONOPOLY HERE & NOW: The World Edition.
EA's casual entertainment label has promised that Monopoly will appeal to players of all ages and skill levels and will feature a 4-player muliplayer mode allowing the family to play together.
In order to speed up the board game, they'll be a new faster style of game-play and also short mini-games.EA also tell us that you'll be able to unlock a range of never before seen Monopoly boards.
“EA is taking MONOPOLY’S core gameplay and bringing it to life in a way never before imagined,” said Chip Lange, Vice President and General Manager of EA’s Casual Label. “With this dynamic take on Hasbro’s classic board game, we’ve accelerated the pace of play, added new interactive mini-game sequences and integrated multi-player moments designed to make MONOPOLY a non-stop party for the whole family.”
Let's not go over the top, eh Chip?