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Land Property Rich Man : World Next Generation Electronics Edition
Here & Now: The World Edition (Taiwan)

Code: 01612 9640
© Hasbro, 2008

The world’s number one game has gone global!

This world-class MONOPOLY gameboard has you traveling to cities across the globe you’ll cross six continents before you pass GO! Get ready to wheel and deal in the millions of dollars with your own MONOPOLY credit card and a digital banking device that keeps track of your balance. The world has voted, so find out which cities made the board and join in to the biggest MONOPOLY game yet!.

In his article "Nation's image set for a boost with Taipei's Monopoly listing" in the "Taiwan Journal" of Aug.28, 2008 Eric Chao wrote...

"Hasbro Taiwan, the local branch of the international toy maker, announced that Taipei City has been selected as one of 22 cities included in the first international edition of the famous board game Monopoly that will be locally released Sept. 1."

....According to Judy Chen, Hasbro Taiwan's marketing manager, the decision to list the capital of Taiwan will boost the Republic of China's international image, as the game will be released worldwide.

Chen explained that earlier this year, the company decided to produce the "Monopoly Here & Now: The World Edition" and conducted an Internet poll to determine which cities would be included.

.....We are thrilled that the first-ever global board game includes an eclectic mix of cities that showcase their dynamic cultures, sights and history of the planet," said Helen Martin, vice president of global marketing for the Monopoly brand. Janice Chen, product manager for Hasbro Taiwan, explained that the new edition of the game aims to emphasize the multicultural aspect of today's globalized world. "This is why we decided to replace street names with cities", she said. "Furthermore, players can become familiar with features and characteristics of those cities and are encouraged to learn more about the particular countries on their own." Chen added that the National Palace Museum was selected as Taipei's representative image because of its magnificent architectural style and rich cultural aspects.

Rose Chao, deputy executive of Taipei City Tourism Committee, said the inclusion of Taipei and the NPM in the game will catapult Taiwan onto the international stage. "The island will receive increased exposure and visibility, and this will promote our tourism industry", she said.

Wayne Liu, director of International Affairs Division at the Tourism Bureau under the Ministry of Transportation and Communications, agreed with Chao and pointed out that according to the bureau's statistics, places of historic interest are the main attractions for foreign visitors in Taipei. "Therefore, the National Palace Museum as the symbol of Taipei will enhance the city's international reputation and attract more foreign tourists from abroad", he said.

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Gdynia (Poland)

Taipei (Taiwan)

Tokyo (Japan)

Barcelona (Spain)

Athens (Greece)

Istanbul (Turkey)

Kyiv (Ukraine)

Toronto (Canada)

Rome (Italy)

Shanghai (China)

Vancouver (Canada)


Sydney (Australia)

New York (USA)

London (UK)

Beijing (China)

Hong Kong (China)

Jerusalem (Israel)

Paris (France)

Belgrade (Serbia)

Cape Town (South Africa)

Riga (Latvia)

Montreal (Canada)

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Upcoming editions

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Note: Release dates may change and/or editions may not be made.

Name Country Date
Aachen DE 17 Nov 2023
梅艷芳 Anita Mui HK Late 2023
Beetlejuice AUS Late 2023
Birmingham USA Mar 2024
Boise USA Oct 2023
(The) Boys AUS Sept 2023
Bristol UK Nov 2023
Cairns AUS Late 2023
Canberra AUS Mar 2024
Caterpillar USA July 2023
Charleston USA Nov 2023
Chelm POL Late 2023
Christchurch NZ Late 2023
Cleveland USA Late 2023
Duisburg DE 24 Nov 2023
Ed Sheeran AUS/UK Late 2023
Elton John AUS June 2024
Eyre Peninsula AUS 2024
Faversham UK Oct 2023
Forte dei Marmi IT 2024
Frankston AUS May 2024
Gaby's Dollhouse Junior AUS Sept 2023
Gorzow Wielkopolski POL Late 2023
Gympie AUS Mar 2024
Hungtington Beach USA Fall 2023
Kaszebe POL Summer 2024
Lancaster UK Oct 2023
Les Peres du Big Bang BEL Mar 2024
Lódz POL Late 2023
Loughborough UK Oct 2023
Luton UK Spring 2024
Mulhouse DE 2024
North Macedonia Late 2023
Nashville USA Oct 2023
Newport, RI USA June 2024
Newbury UK Late 2023
Olsztyn POL Late 2023
Oxford UK Late 2023
Park City USA Early 2024
Penang MAY Oct 2023
Portland USA Nov 2023
Richmond USA Fall 2023
Royal Leamington Spa UK Late 2023
San Jose USA Late 2023
Santa Barbara USA Nov 2023
Squishmallows AUS Sept 2023
Snowdonia UK
South Jersey Shore USA June 2023
Tampa USA 2024
Tucson USA Mar 2024
Tulsa USA Nov 2023
Usedom DE Spring 2024
Wielkopolski POL Late 2023
Worcester UK Nov 2023
Yellowstone AUS Oct 2023
Yorkshire Dales UK May 2024
Zabrze POL Autumn 2023

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