Hasbro: Gamasutra-Take Anywhere Game Night with Video Chat on MONOPOLY for iOS and Android
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This new update adds a host of additional features, including the much anticipated in-game video chat feature!
For the first time ever, MONOPOLY will bring players together, face to face, while they play, without the need for additional apps or additional screens.
Now, this latest update to MONOPOLY will not only improve social features for existing gamers, but it will set a new standard for social gaming on mobile.
Players will be able to add friends, create groups, use text chat to organize playtime, and start games directly from these chat groups – how smoothly the chat will switch to video!
All of this takes place in the game itself, making the experience as close to the game in person as possible on a mobile platform. Getting people online has never been easier, with social features that blend seamlessly with the gameplay.
There is no need for additional chat apps and video calling services. With easy in-game automatic video connection, there are no barriers. Now, for the first time ever, family and friends playing MONOPOLY from a distance can feel panic on an opponent’s face as they roll the dice and walk towards
MONOPOLY for iOS and Android is the second game to offer
The developer, whose catalog includes premium digital editions of CLUE / CLUEDO, THE GAME OF LIFE, THE GAME OF LIFE 2, BATTLESHIP and MONOPOLY Sudoku, aims to add video chat to all of their titles, past and present. Eventually, video chat players will be able to seamlessly switch between any Marmalade game during a game night.
Marmalade’s video chat functionality has been designed with security and privacy in mind. Video games are private and by invitation only. Players can feel comfortable knowing that only the people they want to connect with are invited to their personal online game night.
The video chat update for MONOPOLY is now available for iOS or Android. Simply update to the latest version of the app to enjoy it today.
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