World-Renowned Board Game SPLENDOR to Invade the IOS, Android and Steam Platforms this Summer

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Award-winning developer Days of Wonder is poised to introduce the official digital adaptation of the world famous board game Splendor in collaboration with Space Cowboys.

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Days of Wonder, an Asmodee studio and a leading developer and publisher of board games, is proud to announce the upcoming digital release of the flagship game SPLENDOR on iOS, Android and Steam in partnership with Space Cowboys. This new version is a faithful adaptation of the original board game, which sold over 200,000 copies worldwide. With the digital adaptation of SPLENDOR, Days of Wonder confirms its talent and skillfulness with a quality title, gracefully crafted in 3D, delivering an impressive realistic renaissance atmosphere.

First released as a physical board game in 2014 by Space Cowboys, SPLENDOR- designed by Marc André and illustrated by Pascal Quidalt - is a global success with over 200,000 copies sold in no less than 30 countries. SPLENDOR won numerous awards such as the prestigious 2014 Golden Geek "Board Game and Family Game of the Year" award from Board Game Geek, the Best Board Game 2014 from the UK Game Expo and nominations for the German Spiel des Jahres and the French As d’Or.

SPLENDOR is an addictive visceral multiplayer strategy turned-based card game, where players assume the role of wealthy Renaissance merchants, exploiting mines and caravans, hiring craftsmen and leveraging their influence with the nobility. The goal is to get the biggest booty to become the most popular merchant. The player with the most prestige points wins the game!

"We are delighted that Space Cowboys confides editing the digital version of Splendor. This is a real opportunity for us to help a huge audience discover or rediscover the game!" says Yann Corno, CTO of Days of Wonder. He added: "Splendor really deserves a digital adaptation! It is a fascinating and rich game, and players can now play anywhere, anytime, regardless of their mobile platform. "

The digital adaptation of SPLENDOR will be available this summer on IOS, Android and Steam.

About Space Cowboys – publisher of Splendor board game
Space Cowboys is an up-and-coming board game publisher who already has three games under his belt: the worldwide bestseller Splendor (Golden Geek Award 2014), Elysium (nominated for KennerSpiel Jahres) and Black Feet (UK Games Expo 2015 Board Game of the Year Award). This board game design studio was established in 2013 by the founders and pillars of Asmodee (French board game market leader) Marc Nunes, Philippe Mouret and Croc. Expanding their footprint over the game market for several years now, they have created a new synergy to create bold and innovative play concepts, such as Time Stories, scheduled for the end of 2015.

About Days of Wonder, an Asmodee studio – publisher of Splendor digital games
Days of Wonder®, a studio owned by Asmodee, develops and publishes one of a kind games, as reflected in the company’s slogan "Play different. ™. The smashing successes that are Ticket to Ride ™, the best-selling train game, Small World® and its epic conquests in a fantasy world; and Memory ™ 44, the reference in World War II board games, powered by more than twenty extensions, motivate Days of Wonder to always raise the bar higher. Days of Wonder games are distributed in 40 countries and their digital versions are available on the App Store and on Google Play, as well as on Steam and on Days of Wonder’s website. To date, the company has sold more than 5 million games and over 45 million game sessions have been played online on its website. It also remains the youngest company to ever win the prestigious "Spiel des Jahres" (Game of the Year Award in Germany), the most coveted prize in the world in the field of board games.

About Asmodee
Founded in 1995 in France and with offices in 7 countries including England, China and the United States, Asmodee is a publisher and distributor of popular board and card games like 7 Wonders, Jungle Speed and Dobble. With six studios publishing and distributing games in more than 44 countries, Asmodee sells more than 10 million games per year. Asmode’s reputation for delivering strategically challenging games with attractive design, has earned the company unfailing loyalty from fans, families, hard core players and also casual gamers. The digital versions of Asmodee’s games are published by Days of Wonder 's studio and are available on iOS, Android and Steam.

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