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The Universe is in the palm of your hand in ‘Discovery Card Quest’

VirtTrade partners with The Discovery Channel in new family focussed mobile card trading game

p>London - 5th December 2017: VirtTrade is excited to announce the launch of ‘Discovery Card Quest’, a digital trading card game featuring The Discovery Channel’s universe! Covering everything from galaxy clusters to endangered species, and from prehistoric dinosaurs to future tech, Discovery Card Quest is available as a free-to-play app on iOS and Android devices.

Licensed by Discovery Global Enterprises, the licensing arm of Discovery Communications, Discovery Card Quest is a trading card game with over 200 unique collectible cards at launch, and a weekly introduction of new cards to compete and trade with friends.

Just like in the school playground, players can collect or trade cards and play head to head to win treasure. Every card contains a striking image, a ‘scratch card’ area that reveals a Did You Know? fact, and attributes for use in the game. Your deck can be strengthened by matching cards of the same collection or album, and by directly inviting friends to take a peek at their card collections for trading.

New functionality including battles, card fusions, rewards, unlockable content, limited editions, and location based collecting are slated for release within the next six months, unlocking more value in each user’s collection.

Paul Mayze, Managing Director of VirtTrade, said: “Last year my son memorised the name of every Pokemon. If, like me, you’ve ever wondered whether that mental effort could be put to better use, Discovery Card Quest is the answer to your prayers.

To celebrate the holiday season, there will be a chance to collect a set of special, ’12 Days of Christmas’ cards starting 13th December. A new and free Christmas-themed card will be revealed every day for 24 hours only (going live at 13:00 UTC) running up to Christmas.

Discovery Card Quest is available now on Apple App Store and Google Play.

Promo codes for in-app purchases are available on request.

Press Contact: VirtTrade@brown-betty.co.uk

About VirtTrade

VirtTrade's technology enables IP and content to be built into a Digital Trading Experience tailored to the IP owner’s audience. VirtTrade was formed in 2012 by John Howard, whose vision was to build a mobile platform that would forever change the way people publish, purchase and interact with trading cards. That platform is at the core of VirtTrade. It feeds off real world data and experiences to make a trading environment that is totally immersive.

To learn more please visit www.virttrade.com

About Discovery Communications

Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) satisfies curiosity and captivates superfans around the globe with a portfolio of premium nonfiction, lifestyle, sports and kids content brands including Discovery Channel, TLC, Investigation Discovery, Animal Planet, Science and Turbo/Velocity, as well as OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network in the U.S., Discovery Kids in Latin America, and Eurosport, the leading provider of locally relevant, premium sports and Home of the Olympic Games across Europe. Available in more than 220 countries and territories, Discovery’s programming reaches 3 billion cumulative viewers, who together consume 54 billion hours of Discovery content each year. Discovery’s offering extends beyond traditional TV to all screens, including TV Everywhere products such as the GO portfolio and Discovery Kids Play; over-the-top streaming services such as Eurosport Player; digital-first and social video from Group Nine Media; and virtual reality storytelling through Discovery VR. For more information, please visit www.discoverycommunications.com .

 

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