“Ticket to Ride®” Board Game Gets a Thrilling Digital Makeover

Marmalade Game Studio, in collaboration with Days of Wonder, Asmodee Entertainment, and Twin Sails Interactive, has announced an exciting new video game adaptation of the beloved “Ticket to Ride” board game. Set to launch on Steam in November 2023, with releases on other platforms in 2024, this video game promises to breathe new life into the classic board game by Alan R. Moon, offering immersive graphics and high-quality production values.

“Ticket to Ride,” originally published by Days of Wonder, an Asmodee studio, is a family favorite that has earned accolades, including the prestigious Spiel des Jahres (Game of the Year) award in 2004, making it one of the most revered board games ever created. With over 15 million copies sold worldwide, “Ticket to Ride” has achieved remarkable success and is a must-have addition to any board game collection. This upcoming video game adaptation aims to introduce “Ticket to Ride” to a wider audience and provide seasoned players with a new way to enjoy the game.

Mike Willis, co-CEO of Marmalade Game Studio, expressed his excitement about the collaboration, saying, “Ticket to Ride is the first collaboration between Asmodee Entertainment and Marmalade Game Studio. Given our track record in the board game genre of video games and Asmodee Group impeccably curated portfolio of fan favourite games, this is set to be the start of a very exciting journey. Having played the board game for two decades now, we are honoured to be trusted with its digital implementation. We are building a modern game that we hope will be the bedrock of this fantastic brand in the digital space.” 

The existing version of the game, developed by Twin Sails Interactive, will be rebranded as “Ticket to Ride: Classic Edition” in all stores where it is currently available. Importantly, this version will be removed from PC and mobile stores starting from October 3rd, with console editions remaining available until April 2024. In-app purchases, such as acquiring new maps, will no longer be possible in the classic edition.

Nicolas Godement, Managing Director of Twin Sails Interactive, expressed gratitude to the dedicated “We have been working on Ticket to Ride digital for more than 10 years and we want to thank our dedicated and passionate community” He continued, “We’re excited to see a company like Marmalade Game Studio developing and publishing a new version of a fan favourite and we’re confident Ticket to Ride is in good hands”

Current owners of “Ticket to Ride: Classic Edition” will maintain access to the game in their library, allowing them to continue enjoying it without interruption. This change ensures that players who already own the game and its downloadable content (DLC) can continue to experience the joy of “Ticket to Ride” even after it becomes unavailable for new downloads.

For newcomers and seasoned fans alike, the new “Ticket to Ride” video game promises exciting new features, a fresh design, and enhanced gameplay. This updated edition aims to elevate the gaming experience, offering players numerous improvements and additions that will bring a new level of excitement to their gameplay. Whether you’re embarking on this journey for the first time or revisiting a beloved classic, the new “Ticket to Ride” video game aims to captivate and engage players in novel ways, making the experience even more memorable and enjoyable.

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