Monopoly Gamer Overwatch Collector’s Edition Board Game

Activision Blizzard issued a press release about new licensee partnerships and products which include Hasbro’s Monopoly Gamer Overwatch Collector’s Edition Board Game.

Monopoly Gamer Overwatch Collector’s Edition Board Game

It’s the Monopoly game for players of the Overwatch video game. In the board game, each player drafts a team of 3 including a group leader, and then they battle for the high score to win! Players earn points by moving around the board capturing objectives and collecting loot boxes. The Monopoly Overwatch Collector’s Edition features a premium box and Game Guide for true fans of Overwatch.

The Hasbro Gaming, Parker Brothers, and Monopoly names and logos, the distinctive design of the gameboard, the four corner squares, the Mr. Monopoly name and character, as well as each of the distinctive elements of the board and playing pieces are trademarks of Hasbro for its property trading game and game equipment.

• Incudes gameboard, 6 Character tokens, 6 Group leader cards, 21 Character cards, 16 Objective cards, 9 Loot Box cards, 4 Reminder cards, 1 Numbered die, 1 Ability die, 90 Plastic HP chips (50 fives and 40 ones), and Game Guide.

• INSPIRED BY OVERWATCH: This Monopoly board game is inspired by the wildly popular Overwatch video game; designed with Overwatch fans in mind

• 6 CHARACTER TOKENS: The Overwatch edition of the Monopoly game features 6 character tokens including D.Va, Lúcio, Mercy, Reaper, Tracer, and Winston

• COLLECTOR’S EDITION: This Monopoly Gamer Overwatch Collector’s Edition board game makes a great gift or collector’s item for Overwatch players

• LEAD A TEAM OF HEROES: Players choose a group leader, draft a team, and battle for the high score to win the Monopoly game Overwatch edition

• EARN POINTS: Travel around the Monopoly board earning points by capturing objectives and collecting loot boxes; the player with the highest score wins the Overwatch edition of the Monopoly board game

• Ages 13 and up
• 2 to 6 players

Read the press release below:

New World-Class Licensees Include Fanatics, Starter, Upper Deck, DRKN, and Fashion UK

Esports Panel Set to Take Place on Tuesday, June 4 from 11:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.
Global Licensing Theater Group (Booth A105)

Returning Programs Include Hasbro, LEGO® Group, Funko, UNIQLO, Astro, New Era, McFarlane, and More

LAS VEGAS –Jun. 4, 2019— Returning with a dedication to providing global consumers with an unmatched fan experience centered on consumer products, Activision Blizzard Consumer Products Group (ABCPG) arrives at Licensing Expo 2019 with an all-star roster of new and returning licensed programs and world-class licensees. The iconic franchises from Activision and Blizzard Entertainment continue to grow beyond gameplay, and Licensing Expo will showcase a range of consumer products that deliver engaging, relevant, and innovative experiences unparalleled in the video game space.

“Activision Blizzard has a portfolio of some of the world’s most beloved franchises, and our aim is to work with world-class licensees that enrich our fans’ experience around the world,” said Steve Young, President of Activision Blizzard Consumer Products Group. “The fan experience is at the center of everything we do, and we’re thrilled to create new opportunities for players to immerse themselves and show their passion for Activision’s and Blizzard’s games through relationships ranging from LEGO to UNIQLO.”

Since its inception, ABCPG remains steadfast in its efforts to drive global growth and engagement for Activision Blizzard’s flagship brands, including Blizzard’s Overwatch® and World of Warcraft®. Additionally, with Activision Blizzard at the vanguard of competitive entertainment, ABCPG continues to raise the bar for esports via the merchandise program for the Overwatch League™ as we usher in a new generation of fans and athletes.

 

Blizzard Highlights

Toy and apparel offerings for Overwatch continue to expand throughout 2019. LEGO® Group kicked off the year with the release of the first ever LEGO Overwatch product line, which will feature new product launches later this year at various price points. Additionally, Overwatch franchise master toy licensee Hasbrocontinues to createa wide range of play experiences, including the recently released Overwatch Ultimates Action Figures and NERFBlasters product lines, as well as the upcoming tabletop board game OverwatchMonopoly, with more to come this Fall. Further, apparel juggernaut UNIQLO launched – with a global program in May rolling out regionally through the end of June – an exclusive line of clothing across Blizzard franchises, including Overwatch and World of Warcraft®, as part of its Spring/Summer 2019 collection.

Funko also has launched the latest wave of Overwatch Pops! designed for the growing segment of collector-fans. In addition, Insight Editions is now offering global Overwatch fans and foodies the opportunity to preorder Overwatch: The Official Cookbook filled with more than 100 recipes inspired by the heroes of Blizzard’s hit game. Finally, multinational book publisher Scholastic announced preorders for the third installment of the World of Warcraft Traveler book series, aimed at young readers, which is due out later this year.

ABCPG is also thrilled to announce the relaunch of the official Blizzard Gear Store in China with new ecommerce licensee Baozun. Kicking off on May 15 on Tmall (Alibaba Group), this relationship now allows offerings on the Blizzard Gear Store to reach millions of fans throughout the region.

 

Esports Highlights

The Overwatch League has also entered into an e-commerce license agreement with Fanatics, the worldwide leader in licensed sports merchandise. This new e-commerce platform helps fans around the world connect with their favorite league, teams, and players via Shop.OverwatchLeague.com. Through the multiyear deal with Fanatics, ABCPG is excited to bring the avid esports fan base ongoing licensed product offerings. On May 20, Baozun launched the Overwatch League’s official China ecommerce shop on Tmall (Alibaba Group). Newly launched relationships for the Overwatch League include New Era, Starter, G-III, Outerstuff, and the first-ever trading card program for esportswith Upper Deck. Additionally, Funko will be launching an Overwatch League-themed Pop! Vinyl SKU in Q4 of this year. ABCPG is also currently exploring opportunities for the next iteration of Call of Dutyesports.

ABCPG will be hosting an esports-focused panel at Licensing Expo on Tuesday, June 4 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (Booth #A105), which will spotlight the Overwatch League’s inaugural season while showcasing how our expanding licensed merchandise portfolio is supporting and elevating esports fan culture.

Check out the ABCPG booth during Licensing Expo 2019, located in Booth #U202.

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