Nintendo Switch ‘Monopoly’: HD Rumble Haptic Feedback Provides Realistic Dice-Rolling

By Ben Lindon , Updated Apr 18, 2017 06:57 AM EDT
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Nintendo Switch gaming platform is expected to welcome the famous cardboard game "Monopoly" from Hasbro and publisher Ubisoft. It is expected that the "Monopoly" game for the Nintendo Switch will launch in the second half of 2017. The game is also slated to bring in more features to take advantage of the console's portability.

Nintendo Switch Rolls The Dice

The Nintendo Switch has been rocking a host of special editions including hit versions themed on the "Ghostbusters" movie, the "Game of Thrones" TV series and rock group queen. Now, Ubisoft just announced a video game format of "Monopoly" coming on the latest console. The game was previously released on older Nintendo and PlayStation models since the 1980s, The Star reported.

It is expected that Nintendo Switch players will be able to enjoy the property trading board game both on a home TV screen or on the portable device, making use of the hybrid console's gameplay capabilities. Nintendo Switch gamers would be rolling the dice via the Joy-Con controllers. Note that Nintendo uses the HD Rumble haptic feedback that provides the realistic sensations of dice-rolling.

The Nintendo Switch "Monopoly" video game will allow up to six players in the game. The game has two modes: online and offline. Moreover, the upcoming format is also set to bring new content as well as new rules for gamers to enjoy.

Nintendo Switch Production Plans Double

Meanwhile, Nintendo Switch fans have been raving about the console ever since its March 3 release. More so because the Nintendo Switch contains the biggest launch game highly praised and deemed one of the best games of all time, "The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild." Nintendo was able to sell 80,000 units within its first weekend of sale in the UK providing a solid start for the company, PC Advisor reported.

A Nintendo Switch representative also confirmed that the console exceeded its first two-day sales in the US for any system in Nintendo history. Furthermore, the first week of Nintendo Switch sales worldwide is said to have amounted to over 1.5 million. Nintendo has since doubled its production plans starting April 2017 and aims to produce 16 million consoles compared to the original plan of 8 million.

 

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