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/
For more information on Jeopardy!, please visit https://www.ubisoft.com/en-us/
For the latest on all of Ubisoft’s games, please visit http://www.ubiblog.com.
Ubisoft is a leading creator, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and services, with a rich portfolio of world-renowned brands, including Assassin’s Creed, Just Dance, Watch_Dogs, Tom Clancy’s video game series, Rayman and Far Cry. The teams throughout Ubisoft’s worldwide network of studios and business offices are committed to delivering original and memorable gaming experiences across all popular platforms, including consoles, mobile phones, tablets and PCs. For the 2015–16 fiscal year Ubisoft generated sales of €1,394 million. To learn more, please visit www.ubisoftgroup.com.
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About Sony Pictures Television Networks
Sony Pictures Television Networks operates branded entertainment channels reaching nearly two billion subscribers around the world. Based in Culver City, Amsterdam, Budapest, London, Madrid, Miami, Milan, Moscow, Mumbai, Munich, Singapore and Tokyo, Sony’s linear and digital networks offer high quality film and television content from Sony Pictures and third-parties, as well as original content commissioned globally and locally. Sony Pictures Television Networks is a division of Sony Pictures Television Inc., a Sony Pictures Entertainment company.
About Wheel of Fortune
Reaching more than 25 million weekly viewers, Wheel of Fortune reaches more viewers than any other program on television. Trademarked as America’s Game™, it has earned seven Emmy Awards including a Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Game/Audience Participation Show. Wheel of Fortune is produced by Sony Pictures Television, a Sony Pictures Entertainment Company. It is distributed domestically by CBS Television Distribution and internationally by CBS Studios International, both units of CBS Corp.
America’s Favorite Quiz Show®, and its host, Alex Trebek, are in their 34th season in syndication. With 23 million viewers each week, JEOPARDY! is the top-rated quiz show on television, and has won several awards and distinctions over the course of its 30+ years on the air, including the 2017 Emmy for Outstanding Game Show. The show holds a Guinness World Records® record for the most Emmy® Awards won by a TV game show (34 Emmys); it is also the recipient of a 2011 Peabody Award. JEOPARDY! is produced by Sony Pictures Television, a Sony Pictures Entertainment Company; it is distributed domestically by CBS Television Distribution and internationally by CBS Television International, both units of CBS Corp. For more information, please visit Jeopardy.com.
Wheel of Fortune ©2017 Califon Productions, Inc. “Wheel of Fortune” is a registered trademark of Califon Productions, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Games software © 2017 Ubisoft Entertainment. All Rights Reserved. Ubisoft and the Ubisoft logo are trademarks of Ubisoft Entertainment in the U.S. and/or other countries.
Jeopardy! ©2017 Jeopardy Productions, Inc. Jeopardy! is a registered trademark of Jeopardy Productions, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Games software © 2017 Ubisoft Entertainment. All Rights Reserved. Ubisoft and the Ubisoft logo are trademarks of Ubisoft Entertainment in the U.S. and/or other countries.