CARLSBAD, Calif. – June 9, 2020 — Usaopoly (The Op), announced today that it has signed a licensing agreement with Asmodee to release licensed versions of Spot It!, a multi-award winning pattern recognition game that launched in 2010 to universal acclaim.
Also known as Dobble, the quick-playing family game is most recognized by its uniquely illustrated deck of 55 circular cards, each featuring eight various symbols. With always one symbol in common between any two cards, the game’s fast-acting objective is to be the first to spot a match and grab that card, prompting the next in the deck to be revealed, then quickly surveyed and claimed. Once the deck is depleted, the player with the most collected cards wins.
“Spot It!’s appeal, especially amongst families and kids, lines up perfectly with The Op’s long history of bringing fun games with a pop culture twist into American living rooms and kitchen tabletops,” explains Michael Goncalves, Head of Zygomatic Studio, which is the Paris-based division of Asmodee responsible for the release of the successful Spot It! franchise.
“This collaboration between Asmodee and The Ops will add even more eye-catching and unmistakable visuals to the mix, making Spot It! not only a challenge of perception and dexterity, but personally enjoyable for fans to associate their favorite characters with victory,” says Heather Campbell, Vice President of Sales at The Op. The leading board game and puzzles publisher looks to release several Spot It! games this fall in North America with a $14.99 MSRP.
Longtime fans and newcomers are encouraged to spot the forthcoming brands via The Op’s Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter feeds, and find out where to buy on The Op’s website. For more information about Spot It! and other Asmodee products, visit www.asmodeena.com.
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The Op, also known as Usaopoly, is a leading publisher and manufacturer of board games and puzzles for over 25 years! Our diverse portfolio includes award-winning and best-selling titles such as TELESTRATIONS®, BLANK SLATE™, and HARRY POTTER™ HOGWARTS BATTLE™ as well as licensed versions of MONOPOLY®, CLUE®, MUNCHKIN®, TRIVIAL PURSUIT®, CODENAMES, RUBIK’S CUBE and more. The Op continues to partner with marquee brands and licensors such as Hasbro, Disney, Marvel, Nintendo, Warner Bros., Cartoon Network, FOX, and Nickelodeon. The Op is passionate about bringing family, friends and fans together to create memorable experiences through play! Learn more at www.TheOp.games.
Asmodee Group is a leading international games publisher and distributor committed to telling amazing stories through great games with over 34 million games sold in more than 50 countries. Through their portfolio of iconic game titles, including Catan, Ticket to Ride, Pandemic, Dead of Winter, Splendor, Dobble/Spot it!, KeyForge and Star Wars: X-Wing, they create a dynamic transmedia experience for players across a variety of digital and physical platforms. Asmodee also creates inspiring and innovative products in partnership with leading entertainment and technology companies. With a global workforce of over 1500 people, Asmodee operates in Europe, North America, South America and Asia. Asmodee is headquartered in Guyancourt, France. Learn more at corporate.asmodee.com.
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