Asmodee Digital Releases Ticket to Ride on PlayLink for PS4™
Digital version of the beloved board game goes off the rails; available now on PlayLink
PARIS — Nov. 14, 2018 – All aboard! Today Asmodee Digital announced the launch of Ticket to Ride for PlayLink for PlayStation®4, available now for $19.99 MSRP on the PlayStation Store. With the new Ticket to Ride for PlayLink app on iOS and Android, players already have the best controller in-hand.
FR : https://store.playstation.com/fr-fr/product/EP4917-CUSA12867_00-TICKETTORIDE4PSN
Simple, elegant gameplay and intense strategy come together in the critically acclaimed railway-themed board game gone digital, Ticket to Ride from Days of Wonder. The goal is simple – collect trains, claim railway across the map, connect famous cities and build the longest routes to win. Now with PlayLink functionality, Ticket to Ride is the perfect mix of digital and physical, putting social gameplay at the forefront, and automating the scores and progress.
Together players can use their PlaystationⓇ4 system to launch the main game on TV, and then grab their Apple iOS or Android devices to use as controllers. A dedicated app called Ticket to Ride for PlayLink enables the connection. Players can enjoy the game without any pesky pieces to keep track of… or any math!
Ticket to Ride brings the strategy of its board game origins to a faithfully recreated experience, unique to PlayLink for PlaystationⓇ4. The smartphone control system allows players to hide their next move from competitors, until it’s too late!
“The PlayLink platform is perfectly suited for digital board games, and we’ve been working closely with Sony to make sure Ticket to Ride fully leverages PlayLink’s unique capabilities” said Philippe Dao, Chief Commercial & Marketing Officer of Asmodee Digital. “The unprecedented format gives fans and gamers even greater accessibility to play Ticket to Ride with friends and family.”
The Deluxe Edition of Ticket to Ride is coming later, complete with every map and expansion from the digital edition already available on mobile and PC. An exclusive map set in France that’s never been available before digitally will be available for the release. In fact, no maps have been playable with a smartphone as a controller, until now. Ticket to Ride on PlayLink is a first for Asmodee Digital.
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About Ticket to Ride
Ticket to Ride is a cross-country train adventure where players collect cards of various types of train cars that enable them to claim railway routes connecting cities in various countries around the world. Designed by Alan R. Moon, with dozens of international awards and over six million games sold, the Ticket to Ride series is one of the most popular modern board game series to date.
About Asmodee Digital
Asmodee Digital, a fully owned subsidiary of the Asmodee Group, is an international publisher and distributor of digital board games with operations located in Europe, North America, and China. Asmodee Digital manages the creation, design, development, publishing, and marketing of board and card games on leading digital platforms – spanning mobile, PC, Mac, virtuality reality and consoles – for Asmodee studios as well as for third-party publishers. The current Asmodee Digital catalog includes best-selling digital games such as Catan VR, Carcassonne, Ticket to Ride, Splendor, Agricola, Mille Bornes, Pandemic, Small World 2, Mr. Jack London, Colt Express, Mysterium, Potion Explosion, Onirim, Jaipur, Spot It! Duel, Abalone, Ticket to Ride First Journey, Catan Stories, Talisman, Fighting Fantasy Legends, Smash Up and digital versions of many other well-known board games.
About Sony Interactive Entertainment
Recognized as a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment, Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) is responsible for the PlayStation® brand and family of products and services. PlayStation has delivered innovation to the market since the launch of the original PlayStation in Japan in 1994. The PlayStation family of products and services include PlayStation®4, PlayStation®VR, PlayStation®Vita, PlayStation®3, PlayStation®Store, PlayStation®Plus, PlayStation™Video, PlayStation™Music, PlayStation™Now, PlayStation™Vue, PlayStation®Original and acclaimed PlayStation software titles from SIE Worldwide Studios. Headquartered in San Mateo, California, SIE is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation and has global functions and regional headquarters in California, London and Tokyo.
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About Days of Wonder
Days of Wonder develops and publishes unique games in their genre. The company’s “Play Different” slogan reflects its vision of publishing: Days of Wonder limits its productions to very few new games, focusing on quality rather than quantity, and developing highly refined digital adaptations. The unparalleled successes such as Ticket to Ride®, the world’s best-selling train game; Small World® and its epic conquests in a fantastic universe; and Memoir ’44®, the World War II reference game with over twenty expansions, motivate Days of Wonder to raise the bar ever higher. Days of Wonder board games are distributed in 40 countries and their digital versions are available on the App Store, Google Play, Steam, and the Days of Wonder website at http://www.daysofwonder.com.
Days of Wonder, Yamataï, Quadropolis, Five Tribes, Ticket to Ride, Small World, Memoir ’44 are all trademarks or registered trademarks of Days of Wonder, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
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