Asmodee Group, through its Asmodee Digital division, is rapidly expanding its portfolio of digital versions of tabletop games, releasing four new titles in just a few months.  The games are being produced with a variety of partners, for a variety of platforms, and with multiple business models and price points.

First up is Spiel des Jahres winner Colt Express (see "Spiel des Jahres 2015 Winner Announced"), which was released for iOS, Android and PC on Monday.  The multi-player game is available on iOS and Android for $6.99 and on PC for $9.99 via Steam.  It was developed by digital studio Frima.  The tabletop game is available in North America from Asmodee.

Mysterium, sold in North America under the Fantasy Flight Games imprint and responsible for over 300,000 units sold worldwide (see "Top 10 Hobby Channel Board Games – Spring 2016"), will be available for mobile ($6.99) and PC ($9.99 via Steam) platforms in December.  The digital version was developed by French studio Playsoft for up to seven players, or for a single player in Story Mode.

Potion Explosion, released in North America by CMON (not an Asmodee Group company, see “Review: 'Potion Explosion'”), will also be released for Android and iOS in December.  Studio Clangore developed the digital adaptation of the board  game, which will be sold for $6.99.

And coming in February, Spot it! Dobble Challenges adapts the bestselling Spot it! (see "Asmodee Acquires 'Spot It'") in eight languages.  Developed by Virtuos Studio with Asmodee Digital for iOS and Android, the game will be free to download and play.

Based on reports by publishers that have previously begun selling digital versions of tabletop games, the impact on sales of the tabletop version is generally beneficial, as the universe of players is expanded and interest grows.