With launch of its PlayOcean gaming portfolio, Carnival Corporation will be first travel company to create original mobile games for vacation market
New PlayOcean gaming apps can be played for fun on land and for money at sea
Carnival Corporation, the world's largest leisure travel company, today announced the debut of PlayOcean, a portfolio of original mobile games and in-person interactive experiences that expands gaming into new categories by providing the opportunity to play anytime, anywhere, for cruise guests and consumers alike. With the launch of its PlayOcean gaming portfolio, Carnival Corporation will be the first travel company to produce original mobile games catering to the vacation market.
Play for Fun at Home and Wager Poolside at Sea – Game Offerings for Anywhere, Anytime Play
The four social casino games available on both apps include:
Available exclusively onboard Princess Cruises' Medallion Class ships with rollout beginning later this year, PlayOcean will feature interactive and social location-based games that unlock once onboard, taking onboard game-play to the next level. Medallion Class Games are created to unite families, engage friends and challenge guests in a fun fashion while cruising. With these onboard experiences, the PlayOcean portfolio extends the engaging stories associated with Carnival Corporation's award-winning Ocean Originals TV programs into immersive gaming experiences.
A recent report on the Global Games Market by Newzoo estimates that 2.2 billion gamers across the globe are expected to generate $108.9 billion in game revenues in 2017, with mobile (smartphone and tablet gaming) accounting for 42 percent of the market.
For more information on Ocean Medallion vacations that include PlayOcean activities onboard Princess Cruises, please visit www.Princess.Com/Ocean . Inaugural voyages sail to the Caribbean beginning November 15 on Regal Princess.
For more information on O•C•E•A•N, visit www.ocean.com.