CATAN® coming to TapTop in 2021
Our partner Asmodee Entertainment is pleased to announce an exciting new partnership with Blok Party to bring CATAN® to their TapTop digital tabletop device in 2021.
“I started in the video game industry in 1984 and have watched Catan take its place alongside the board game legends over the past 30 years,” says Gilman Louie, partner at Alsop Louie Partners, the lead investor in Blok Party. “Catan proves the value of having a social platform for board games, interacting with other players, making it easier to set up and play games, and allowing the game to merge digital and physical interactions through game play. This is a great partnership for both companies!”
“CATAN has long been one of the premier board games so a partnership with the premier digital tabletop gaming platform is a natural fit,” adds Christian Dunn, Interactive Licensing Manager at Asmodee Entertainment. “Blok Party’s ambition matches our own and this deal is the first of several over the coming months as many great Asmodee titles will be coming to TapTop in 2021 and beyond.”
CATAN arrives on TapTop devices in early 2021, with more details expected soon.
About Asmodee Entertainment
Asmodee Entertainment is a platform of games publisher and distributor Asmodee. Its mission is to extend Asmodee’s intellectual properties into TV/film, video and interactive games, novels and comics, location-based entertainment, and consumer products, working closely with Asmodee Boardgames and Asmodee Digital. Through best-in-class partnerships across the full spectrum of opportunities, Asmodee Entertainment will create truly global intellectual properties and brands. Find out more at: asmodee-entertainment.biz
Asmodee Group is a leading international games publisher and distributor committed to telling amazing stories through great games with tens of millions games sold in more than 50 countries. Through our portfolio of iconic game titles, including CATAN (English-language edition), Ticket to Ride, Pandemic, Dobble/Spot it!, Arkham Horror, Splendor, KeyForge, and Star Wars: X-Wing, we create a dynamic transmedia experience for players across a variety of digital and physical platforms. Asmodee also creates inspiring and innovative products in partnership with leading entertainment and technology companies. Asmodee operates in Europe, North America, South America and Asia and is headquartered in Guyancourt, France. Learn more at corporate.asmodee.com
About Blok Party
Blok Party is the first-of-its-kind social gaming platform. Their mission is to connect families, friends, and players of all ages in a meaningful way. Blok Party transforms classic games into a digital experience with smart game pieces, to redefine the social gaming experience for enthusiasts and traditionalists. Backed by leading game makers and pioneers in the game and toy industry, Blok Party brings popular board and tabletop games to life. Blok Party is the creator of TapTop, an interactive blockchain-powered digital board game console with a large-format multiplayer NFC screen that is built on Blok Party’s platform, which unlocks a library of digital games. Blok Party’s lead investor is Alsop-Louie. For more information visit blokparty.com
About Alsop Louie
Alsop Louie Partners is a venture capital firm specializing in disruptive technology investments. The firm has enjoyed significant success in digital entertainment with investments in Twitch (sold to Amazon), Niantic, Playco Global, Meow Wolf and now Blok Party. Alsop Louie Partners was founded in 2006 and is based in San Francisco, California. For more information, please visit: www.alsop-louie.com