As the Band Celebrates its 50th Anniversary of Creating Rock ‘n’ Roll Music, Fans Can Rejoice and Relive AC/DC’s Most Iconic Moments with All-New Collectible Board Game.
For Those About to Rock, The Op Games Launches MONOPOLY®: AC/DC Collector’s Edition
CARLSBAD, Calif., June 15, 2023 -- Usaopoly (The Op), the board game and puzzle publisher behind iconic licensed games and best-selling party games Telestrations®, Blank Slate™, and Hues and Cues™, today launched the most rocking version of the classic board game yet with MONOPOLY®: AC/DC Collector’s Edition. Bringing one of the world’s most renowned bands to the tabletop as they celebrate 50 years of creating legendary music, fans can now rejoice and relive the band’s most iconic moments.
With epic twists on classic MONOPOLY components, those about to rock can buy, sell, and trade the Australian classic rock band's most memorable moments from the past 50 years - from legendary locations including AC/DC Lane, to albums and hit songs like "For Those About to Rock," "TNT," and more! Travel the board with custom song-inspired tokens including Dynamite, Angus’ Hat, a Lightning Bolt, a Cannon, Hell’s Bells, and Stacks of Cash to upgrade your properties with Gold and Platinum Records, replacing the classic Houses and Hotels, respectively.
“As we continue expanding our line of iconic licenses, we’re excited to add yet another legendary band to the mix with the launch of MONOPOLY®: AC/DC, giving fans new memorabilia to celebrate 50 years of some of the best rock ‘n’ roll music,” said Dane Chapin, CEO of The Op. “AC/DC has incredibly loyal fans that have been supporting them for half a century, and we’re honored to give them a collector’s edition board game with custom artwork and historic moments.”
Designed for two to six players, ages eight and up, fans will stack custom Angus-printed cash like amps with the help of profitable “Bonfire” (Community Chest) and “Backtracks” (Chance) cards. Collect the most cash and roll the dice to the guitar bite to find out who can build the ultimate AC/DC Empire and make it up the long way to the top to rock and roll!
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MONOPOLY first hit shelves in 1935 with the Racecar, Thimble, Boot, Top Hat, and Battleship among the original set of MONOPOLY tokens, while the Scottie Dog and Wheelbarrow were added in the early 1950s. Although the brand has evolved over the 87 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. Today, MONOPOLY is the world’s favourite family game brand and is enjoyed by more than one billion players in 114 countries across the globe.
About Usaopoly (aka The Op Games)
The Op, also known as Usaopoly, is a family entertainment company and 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™, HUES & CUES™, TAPPLE and HARRY POTTER™ HOGWARTS BATTLE™ as well as licensed versions of MONOPOLY®, CLUE®, MUNCHKIN®, TRIVIAL PURSUIT®, DICE THRONE, SMASH UP, and more. The Op continues to partner with marquee brands and licensors such as Hasbro, Disney, Marvel, Nintendo, Warner Bros., Cartoon Network, 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.
AC/DC are one of the most influential rock bands in history with over 200 million albums sold worldwide and 74 million albums sold in the U.S. alone. The double-diamond Back in Black stands out as “best-selling album by any band ever” and “third bestselling album by any artist” with global sales of 50 million and counting. They were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame® in 2003. The band also garnered their first GRAMMY® Award in the category of “Best Hard Rock Performance” for “War Machine” during 2010. They continue to sell out stadiums on multiple continents, sell millions of albums annually, and generate streams in the billions. AC/DC return with POWER UP in 2020.
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