Video games based on the iconic game shows are available now at retail and for digital download on PS4 and Xbox One
SAN FRANCISCO and CULVER CITY, CA — November 7, 2017 — Today, Ubisoft and Sony Pictures Television Networks announced that video games based on two of America’s favorite game shows, Jeopardy! and Wheel of Fortune, are available now for digital downloads individually and as a compilation and at retail as a compilation on Microsoft Xbox One and Sony PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system. Jeopardy! video game and Wheel of Fortune video game are available for a MSRP of $39.99 for the bundle and $19.99 for each digital game.
“Jeopardy! and Wheel of Fortune are classic TV game shows that continue to captivate audiences today,” said Tony Key, SVP Marketing & Consumer Experience for Ubisoft. “We were able to take that fun experience and bring it to players to solve their way through thousands of puzzles and clues at home on their consoles.”
“Jeopardy! and Wheel of Fortune are two legacy brands that remain as relevant and relatable today as they were when they first came to television decades ago,” noted Suzanne Prete, SVP, Global Licensing & Brand Management for Sony Pictures Television Networks’ Gameshows and Games. “Our relationship with Ubisoft speaks to our desire to work with like-minded partners who see the enormous value in the franchises and have a proven track record in innovation and creating the best possible gaming experiences for players around the globe.”
Jeopardy! allows players to answer over 2,000 clues and compete with two other friends online and offline through local multiplayer; in addition, it has the following exciting new features:
- Unique modes: With three distinct modes, there is a Jeopardy! type for everyone. Track your progress and performance in leaderboards by competing in Career Mode. Rapid Mode offers fewer categories and clues for players looking for a quick match and Family Mode includes separate categories to be more inclusive and fun for kids and parents alike.
- Unlock new categories: Answer clues correctly and unlock Super Categories.
Media clues: More than 2,000 puzzles with visual and audio clues, including quotes and songs.
- Category customization: Players can decide which categories they want during online and offline matches.
With more than 4,000 puzzles, Wheel of Fortune offers hours of puzzle solving fun and provides unique twists on the classic game:
- Classic and Quick mode: Play the classic mode to enjoy the authentic TV show experience with all of the beats you know and love, or choose the quick mode to solve a few puzzles.
- Online multiplayer: Track your progress through friends and global leaderboards, compare your score and achievements through the profile function, and chat with them with Voice Chat Support.
- Special wedges true to the TV show: Collect awesome travel trips with the prize wedge and win top value gifts with the gift card, mystery wedge or million-dollar wedge.
- Level up and unlock customization items: Gain levels as you play and unlock new customization items to decorate your contestants and studio set with over 250 unique items.
For more information on Wheel of Fortune, please visit https://www.ubisoft.com/en-us/game/wheel-of-fortune.
For more information on Jeopardy!, please visit https://www.ubisoft.com/en-us/game/jeopardy.