As always, the locations chosen to make it onto the final board design aim to be iconic spots any visitor to Durban will know. These include uShaka Marine World, Kingsmead, Kings Park, The Pavilion centre, and many more.
“It brings us such joy to launch the regional games for Monopoly,” says Robert Osborne, sales manager for Winning Moves United Kingdom. “To see the pride in people’s faces when they recognise the landmarks that they grew up with is always heart-warming and makes us love what we do even more.”
The launch event took place on Thursday, 9 November at The Pavilion was attended by Mr Monopoly himself. The aim was to create excitement and get the public ready for the new Monopoly Durban edition.
Regional versions of the Monopoly game have been produced for the last 20 years and, to date, the game is licensed in 103 countries, with South Africa currently on the list for the National South African Board, as well as the Cape Town regional feature.
Monopoly first hit shop shelves in 1935 and has been played by more than 500 million people. Today it is played in 111 countries and has been produced in 43 different languages.
The board is available at the following retailers: