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Game on! Special edition Budapest Monopoly is coming soon

Photo : Krisztián Bódis / WLB

What could be more exciting than going around beautiful Budapest gobbling up property on the cheap and even ruling over the whole Castle District? That is, if you don’t get sent to jail. Thanks to the brand-new Budapest edition of everyone’s all-time favourite board game, anyone can do this with just the throw of a dice. Remember those days when you bankrupted your friends and family members and it was all such fun? Now it’s time to play the game again – only with popular Budapest attractions such as the Chain Bridge and Heroes’ Square as props.

Winning Moves, the world’s largest official licensee of Hasbro and the Monopoly brand – the same team who brought you the Monopoly Friends, Game Of Thrones and Harry Potter Cluedo games – are bringing a special edition Budapest Monopoly to life. And We Love Budapest is their official media partner. Focused on the most famous and stunning attractions of the city, Monopoly Budapest will lift this age-old family favourite to new fun heights.

Photo: Winning Moves

Dating back to 1903, developed in America during the Depression Era of the 1930s, Monopoly was first based in Atlantic City then spread across the States. Budapest now joins the list of more than 200 special city editions the world over, including New York, Edinburgh, Sydney, Rome and Dublin. The game will be in Hungarian, coming to stores about a week from now. Until then, follow our Facebook and Instagram pages for more details – soon you’ll get the chance to play with us and win your very own Budapest Monopoly for free. Stay tuned!