Gameloft, Mattel Announce a Partnership with Sony Pictures around UNO™ & FRIENDS and GHOSTBUSTERS

Gameloft, a leading digital and social game publisher, in collaboration with Mattel and Sony Pictures Consumer Products, today announces the launch of an exclusive Ghostbusters themed update for the UNO™ & FRIENDS game. For a limited time only and just in time for the new Ghostbusters movie release on July 15, 2016 in India, players will be able to experience Ghostbusters in a brand new UNO™ way, thanks to the biggest content update ever brought to the hit social card game.

This Ghostbusters themed update has a number of features to commemorate one of the most iconic movie franchise of all time. Players will have the opportunity to play as a real Ghostbuster and collect limited-edition Ghostbusters avatars from the new and classic movies. Then take on four haunted New York locations and show the angry apparitions how they do things downtown. Players will also be able to collect and raise memorable ghouls and ghosts from the movies, such as Slimer and many more!

“We are very enthusiastic to collaborate with Mattel and Sony Pictures Consumer Products to offer players a brand new UNO™ way to play by immersing them into one of the most iconic universes of all time” states Baudouin Corman, Senior Vice President Sales & Marketing at Gameloft.

This update also marks the three-year anniversary of UNO™ & FRIENDS. In that time, the game has hit a number of notable milestones including being downloaded by over 82 million people and having racked up over 2.4 billion games. That’s enough game time to last 6.2 million days!

“Given Gameloft’s expertise in gaming, we know players will enjoy the Ghostbusters integration, which is filled with entertaining and innovative gameplay,” explains Mark Caplan, Senior Vice President at Sony Pictures Consumer Products. “We look forward to seeing the excitement of our franchise into this popular social game.”

Gameloft, part of Vivendi group, pursues its consistent, long term commitment to delighting UNO™ & FRIENDS’ players with exclusive and exciting new content update after update.

Watch the launch trailer here.

Download the game on App Store, Google Play and Windows.

About Gameloft

A leading digital and social game publisher, Gameloft® has established itself as one of the top innovators in its field since 2000. Gameloft creates games for all digital platforms and with an audience of 157 million monthly users offers via Gameloft Advertising Solutions a unique level of visibility and involvement to advertisers. Gameloft operates its own established franchises such as Asphalt®, Order & Chaos, Modern Combat and Dungeon Hunter and also partners with major rights holders including Universal, Illumination Entertainment, Disney®, Marvel®, Hasbro®, Fox Digital Entertainment, Mattel® and Ferrari®. Gameloft distributes its games in over 100 countries and employs 6,000 people worldwide.

Gameloft is listed on NYSE Euronext Paris (NYSE Euronext: GFT.PA, Bloomberg: GFT FP, Reuters: GLFT.PA). Gameloft’s sponsored Level 1 ADR (ticker: GLOFY) is traded OTC in the US.

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About Mattel

The Mattel family of companies (NASDAQ: MAT) is a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of toys and family products. Mattel’s portfolio of best-selling brands includes Barbie®, the most popular fashion doll ever produced, Hot Wheels®, Monster High®, American Girl®, Thomas & Friends®, Fisher-Price® brands and MEGA® Brands, as well as a wide array of entertainment-inspired toy lines. In 2014, Mattel was named one of the “World’s Most Ethical Companies” by Ethisphere Magazine and in 2014 ranked No. 5 on Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s “100 Best Corporate Citizens” list. With worldwide headquarters in El Segundo, Calif., Mattel’s companies employ approximately 31,000 people in 40 countries and territories and sell products in more than 150 nations. Visit us at, or

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About Ghostbusters

Ghostbusters makes its long-awaited return, rebooted with a cast of hilarious new characters.  Thirty years after the beloved original franchise took the world by storm, director Paul Feig brings his fresh take to the supernatural comedy, joined by some of the funniest actors working today – Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones, and Chris Hemsworth.  This summer, they’re here to save the world!  The film is produced by Ivan Reitman and Amy Pascal, and written by Katie Dippold & Paul Feig, based on the 1984 film “Ghostbusters,” an Ivan Reitman film, written by Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis.  The film will be released in theaters nationwide on July 15, 2016.

About Sony Pictures

Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) is a subsidiary of Sony Entertainment Inc., a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Sony Corporation.  SPE’s global operations encompass motion picture production, acquisition and distribution; television production, acquisition and distribution; television networks; digital content creation and distribution; operation of studio facilities; and development of new entertainment products, services and technologies. For additional information, go to