BrandArena: Accra Edition of Monopoly Board Game Launched

Friday 27 March 2015

Accra Edition of Monopoly Board Game Launched

World’s largest toy and game manufacturer Hasbro has launched the Accra edition of Monopoly, leading to the partnership between Bestman Games and Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts in the development of the Accra edition of Monopoly. This was revealed during a press conference at the African Regent Hotel on Wednesday 25th March 2015.

To attract Ghanaians, Bestman is offering Ghanaians the oppoutunity to say what they want the game board to a made up off - giving them the chance to vote which landmarks in Accra can be featured on the boardgame now named MONOPOLY:Accra Editon Board.

There will be a special Facebook page for "Accra MONOPOLY" where suggestions and votes can be registered.

The Chief Executive Officer of Bestman Games Nimi Akinkugbe speaking at the launch said Accra, the capital city of Ghana is the second African country to have its own customized edition of the local board game.

“Monopoly” with Lagos being the first. Customized Editions of Monopoly for Africa include country, city, corporate, school, sports and commemorative editions.

‘Accra will be joining the special club of famous international cities namely, New York, Paris and Sydney also with their own version of monopoly, Bestman Games will be the African distributor of the new local edition of the famous Monopoly board game”, she said.

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