Capetonians are in for a treat! The original MONOPOLY, the fast-dealing property trading game that everybody knows and loves, is coming to our shores and creating a localised Cape Town city edition.
Traditionally anyone playing the legendary board game became familiar with the tourist attractions and highlights of London, the UK edition being the most widely played globally.
Regional versions of MONOPOLY board game have been produced for the last 15 years and to date the game is licensed in 103 countries, with South Africa next on this illustrious list.
Cape Town’s Very Own Board Game
This Friday, 26th June marks the last day when MONOPOLY enthusiasts are invited to nominate Capetonian properties via CapeTown@winningmoves.co.uk.
The final board will most likely hit shelves around November 2015. There will be localised ‘Community Chest’ and ‘Chance’ playing cards, so feel free to submit Capetonian phrases and words to be used for this purpose.
The Cape Town MONOPOLY board game announcement comes hot on the heels of Cape Town having been selected as one of the 40 cities to be featured in the World Edition of MONOPOLY, the world’s most popular board game that will be available this Fall as part of the celebration of the MONOPOLY brand’s 80th anniversary.
80 Years of Fun and Games
MONOPOLY is celebrating its 80th anniversary this year having first hit shop shelves in 1935 – and since then has been played by more than 500M people. Today it is played in 111 countries and enjoyed in 43 different languages.
The Cape Town MONOPOLY and all the Winning Moves Range will be distributed by Epic Games SA the South African distributor of local editions of the Monopoly board game from Hasbro.
You can reach Epic Games through contacting firstname.lastname@example.org