Iconic deck of cards designed in a barber shop for 50 years
the Uno card game was designed in 1971 in a hair salon in Cincinnati, Ohio.
“The iconic card game was created to allow families to spend time together and quickly became a household staple,” according to Mattel.
Mattel will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the game with new decks and new ways to play.
Mattel says the game is available in more than 80 countries and 17 games are sold every minute.
“For 50 years, the UN has brought people together by transcending language, culture and age through gameplay. As the number one game in the world, we have kept its origins as a beloved family pastime, while evolving into a cultural phenomenon, ”said Ray Adler, global manager of Mattel Games.
“Combining the brand’s roots of inclusion and simplicity, the passionate fan base from around the world and unprecedented momentum, the UN’s 50th anniversary is a year-long celebration of the past, present and future of the brand.
The new UNO products will be available for purchase this month.
The 50th anniversary UNO premium card game is available exclusively at Walmart. Mattel said the set includes a gold coin for the anniversary and a special 50/50 card and ruler that incorporates the in-game coin. The cost is $ 14.88.
The UNO 50th Anniversary card deck contains golden jokers.
The UNO Iconic series includes five decks, each honoring a decade.
The UNO Remix offers a game that “evolves with every hand you play.” It plays like classic UNO, but at the start of each round you’ll be adding special game-changing remix cards to the game. When all is done, you will have created a personalized UNO deck that is unique to you. “
UNO Attack has been updated to add lights, new sounds, and maps that fly higher.
Mattel is also hosting a series of UNO Championships so fans can compete to become the first UNO World Champion. The final will take place in November 2021. The grand prize is $ 50,000.