n the occasion of World Monopoly Day, Hasbro India has announced new additions to the Monopoly franchise in India. The Monopoly Deal Card Game Hindi version and Monopoly BID offers fans in India an opportunity to play the Monopoly game in different and exciting formats. It is a landmark initiative for Hasbro as these new additions are Made in India, for India, strengthening Hasbro’s commitment to boost local sourcing and manufacturing in the country.
Monopoly BID and the Monopoly Deal Card game Hindi version are designed for fans ages 8 and up and is available for INR. 299 on e-commerce platforms and local toy stores.
During a time when community means more than ever before and true to its longstanding history of inviting its fans to help make changes to the game, for the first time in its 85+ years, Monopoly will be re-imagining all 16 of its Community Chest Cards. Hasbro has announced the Monopoly Community Chest Challenge from 19 March – 09 April 2021, for consumers to determine the 16 new cards by voting at MonopolyCommunityChest.com.
Hasbro is counting on their fans to help reflect what community means in their real lives, into the Monopoly game, by voting for new cards like “Shop Local”, “Rescue A Puppy” or “Helping Your Neighbors.” To further highlight the Monopoly brand’s commitment to community, Hasbro India will donate one toy for each fan vote on the Community Chest Challenge. The donations will include a variety of toys and games worth up to INR 30,00,000 towards non-profit organizations such as Save the Children for their education-focused programs and to safeguard children’s right to play; Nargis Dutt Foundation for their education, health and women empowerment programs, and other select partner non-profit organizations.
“The launch of new Monopoly games in India is a historic moment for Hasbro and we are excited to offer these immersive play experiences for families to bond over and fans to stay connected with the brand,” said Bhavesh Somaya, General Manager – South Asia, Hasbro. “Additionally, the Monopoly Community Chest Challenge is a significant step in capturing a renewed community spirit through toy donations in India.”
Monopoly BID is an exciting quick-playing Monopoly card game of chance, luck, and strategy as players bid in blind auctions, pay with money cards, steal properties with Action cards, and change their luck with Wild cards. Played in rounds, everyone gets a chance to host an auction. When it’s time to bid on a property, players choose how much money they want to risk. Then everyone shouts, “1, 2, 3, Bid!” and lays their money cards down. The player who bid the most money gets that property. Collect 3 property sets to win.
It’s a great choice for game night, to take to parties, and as an indoor activity for the whole family!
In the Monopoly Deal Card Game Hindi version fans can buy, sell and trade properties in Indian cities. All the 110 cards including Property Cards, Rent Cards, House and Hotel Cards, Action Cards and Wild Property Cards along with the instructions are in Hindi. Be the first person to collect three complete Property sets in different colors to win!
Other localized and Made in India versions of the Monopoly game are Monopoly Classic, Monopoly Deluxe Edition, Monopoly India Edition, Monopoly Junior, and Monopoly Deal Card Game.
Monopoly is enjoyed by more than one billion players in 114 countries across the globe. While the brand has evolved over the past 85 years, the gameplay and iconography of the classic Monopoly game has remained unchanged, making it a timeless classic sure to be enjoyed by future generations.
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