Asmodee Editions has announced a distribution partnership with Queen Games for the U.S. and select international customers beginning in April.

German game publisher Queen Games began distributing its own games in the U.S. in 2010 (see "Queen Games Enters U.S.").  The company signed an exclusive U.S. distribution agreement with ACD Distribution in 2012 (see "Queen Crowns ACD").  Asmodee announced that exclusive arrangement will end on April 1, at which time Asmodee will begin selling releases to new distribution channels as well.  Queen announced a similar distribution deal with Asmodee Germany (Asmodee GmbH) last August.

Queen Games publishes titles including the 2012 Spiel des Jahres winner Kingdom Builder (see "'Kingdom Builder' Wins Spiel des Jahres"), Alhambra, Fresco, Escape: The Curse of the Mayan Temple and Orcs, Orcs, Orcs.