Days of Wonder has teamed with Amazon to develop Alexa skills for Ticket to Ride and Ticket to Ride Europe.
These free skills replace the rulebooks by taking players on a guided experience of the games and offer the option to use Alexa as an additional player.
By saying “Alexa, launch Ticket to Ride” or “Alexa, launch Ticket to Ride Europe”, players are guided from set-up to the end of the game, with additional options including rules walkthroughs, thematic background music and sound effects.
“Ticket to Ride is a fast-paced, immersive board game experience that is now being elevated by voice,” said Joe Balzarini, Director, Alexa Skills.
“We’re thrilled to be working with Days of Wonder to bring these skills to life and provide customers with an immersive, interactive voice gaming experience.”
Adrien Martinot, Head of Days of Wonder, added: “Working with Amazon to bring the Ticket to Ride and Ticket to Ride Europe Skills to Alexa-enabled devices has been exciting.
“We believe this is a great way for players to discover these classic games for the first time or in an amazing new way.”
To see the Ticket to Ride Alexa Skill in action, check out the video below:
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