Wizama, the brand behind the hottest new board game console SquareOne®, which successfully launched on Kickstarter last month announced today its latest licensing deal this time with Asmodee Digital, a leader in video game entertainment inspired by board games. SquareOne® is a new gaming system that perfectly blends traditional board games and video games into one portable console. With the partnership, three of Asmodee’s top selling games; Ticket to Ride, Terraforming Mars and A Game of Thrones: The Board Game – Digital Edition will be available to be played on the new SquareOne® platform. All of which will support multiplayer mode so users can enjoy these titles with their favorite game partners. Wizama’s SquareOne® is currently available with two free Asmodee games on Indiegogo until February 28th.
Asmodee Digital, a fully owned subsidiary of the Asmodee Group, is an international publisher and distributor of video games inspired by board games. Its portfolio includes major global brands, enjoyed by millions of fans worldwide, three of which will be available on the new SquareOne® platform: Ticket to Ride, Terraforming Mars and A Game of Thrones: The Board Game – Digital Edition.
“We are thrilled to announce our licensing partnership with Asmodee Digital,” said Franck Botta, CEO of Wizama. “They are such a well-established and respected company within the gaming space and have produced so many diverse titles. Being able to offer a number of games from Asmodee Digital, will allow us to develop exciting and totally new multiplayer games to be experienced around the SquareOne® console.
“This deal allows us to introduce three of our iconic brands to new audiences. Our strategy leverages our board game DNA to deliver engaging experiences to new players, on all digital platforms. From mobile to consoles and PC, we ensure the core gameplay remains consistent for a truly premium experience while taking advantage of each platform’s strengths. Each of our three games that will be available on SquareOne® rewards strategic thinking while their complementary complexity levels appeal to a wide audience, from new players to veterans,” underlines Pierre Ortolan, CEO of Asmodee Digital.
In addition to the Asmodee licensing deal, Wizama also recently announced partnerships with other prominent gaming companies including Ravensburger and Petersen Games. All of which deeply believe in SquareOne’s® interactive gaming experience and the console’s ability to bring people together.