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  HEAR THE CALL OF YARA IN UNO, LAUNCHING TODAY FROM MATTEL AND UBISOFT WITH NEW GAME MODE
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10/14/2021
 


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TRAILER: YOUTUBE
 
LONDON, UK – 14TH OCTOBER, 2021 — Today, Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) and Ubisoft announced that The Call of Yara, the latest DLC for the popular UNO video game is now available globally. Inspired by the tropical paradise island Yara, The Call of Yara DLC will add a thrilling twist to the classic UNO game experience with new features and a game mode.
 
The Call of Yara is now available to purchase individually on PlayStation®4, Playstation®5, Xbox One consoles, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch system, Windows PC, and Stadia. The Call of Yara will be playable on PlayStation®5 and Xbox Series X | S through backward compatibility.
 
In The Call of Yara, players can experience the UNO game in an immersive environment with a vibrant Yara-inspired board and menu, exclusive themed-cards, and immersive audio soundtrack. After drawing seven cards and 300 Pesos at the beginning of each game, players collect 100 Pesos at the beginning of every turn they can spend to hire the services of Libertad legends. Each character affects the gameplay differently, so players must spend their Pesos strategically to unlock the below services:
 
  • Dani Rojas:
    • For 500 Pesos: Pick one player to draw one to six cards.
    • For 800 Pesos: All other players draw one to six cards.
  • Philly Barzaga:
    • For 600 Pesos: Combine four colors to create a Wild card to play instantly.
    • For 1000 Pesos: Combine four colors to create a Wild +4 card to play instantly.
  • Juan Cortez:
    • For 600 Pesos: Discard one to three cards.
    • For 1300 Pesos: Discard four to six cards.
  • Lucky Mama:
    • For 200 Pesos: Prevent one player from calling for a service next turn
    • For 400 Pesos: Prevent all other players from calling for a service next turn
 
In addition, The Call of Yara introduces a brand-new card to UNO: The Guerrilla Recorder card. When this risky card is played, each player’s wallet is randomly affected – they may gain hundreds of Pesos to hire the services of Guerrilla legends or lose them all.
 
For more information about the UNO video game, please visit ubisoft.com/en-US/game/uno.
For the latest news on Ubisoft’s games, please visit news.ubisoft.com.
About Mattel
Mattel is a leading global toy company and owner of one of the strongest catalogs of children’s and family entertainment franchises in the world. We create innovative products and experiences that inspire, entertain, and develop children through play. We engage consumers through our portfolio of iconic brands, including Barbie®, Hot Wheels®, Fisher-Price®, American Girl®, Thomas & Friends®, UNO®, and MEGA®, as well as other popular intellectual properties that we own or license in partnership with global entertainment companies. Our offerings include film and television content, gaming, music, and live events. We operate in 35 locations and our products are available in more than 150 countries in collaboration with the world’s leading retail and ecommerce companies. Since its founding in 1945, Mattel is proud to be a trusted partner in empowering children to explore the wonder of childhood and reach their full potential. Visit us online at mattel.com
 
About Ubisoft
Ubisoft is a leading creator, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and services, with a rich portfolio of world-renowned brands, including Assassin’s Creed, Far Cry, For Honor, Just Dance, Watch Dogs, and Tom Clancy’s video game series including Ghost Recon®, Rainbow Six and The Division. The teams throughout Ubisoft’s worldwide network of studios and business offices are committed to delivering original and memorable gaming experiences across all popular platforms, including consoles, mobile phones, tablets and PCs. For the 2020-21 fiscal year, Ubisoft generated net bookings of €2,241 million. To learn more, please visit: www.ubisoftgroup.com.
UNO® and associated trademarks and trade dress are owned by and used under license from Mattel. © 2021 Mattel.
 
Game software © 2021 Ubisoft Entertainment. All Rights Reserved. Far Cry, Ubisoft and the Ubisoft logo are registered or unregistered trademarks of Ubisoft Entertainment in the US and/or other countries.
 
© 2021 Ubisoft Entertainment. All Rights Reserved. Far Cry, Ubisoft and the Ubisoft logo are registered or unregistered trademarks of Ubisoft Entertainment in the US and/or other countries. Based on Crytek’s original Far Cry directed by Cevat Yerli.