UNO, one of the most popular, easy-to-learn card games out there, has been available for Windows Phone 8 users for some time, and it’s now complemented by a new release in the series, namely UNO & Friends.
Pushed to the Windows Phone Store as a free game, UNO & Friends can be downloaded as version 1.0.0 at the moment, capable of providing players with a brand new social experience.
The title packs multi-player capabilities, so that users can engage in games with their friends, family and other gamers around the world, regardless of where they are.
“Playing UNO with friends, family, and millions of fans worldwide has never been easier,” the game’s description reads.
“Join one of the largest free online mobile gaming communities and enjoy an all-new free multiplayer experience, competitive leaderboards and fun customization options that let you shout ‘UNO!’ on a whole new level!”
The game is easy to learn and comes with features such as Boosts & Super Boosts to allow for diversified strategies.
Furthermore, it enables players to see how their card skills rank on the leaderboards, and also provides weekly contests in which they can win rewards.
Additionally, the title offers customized UNO backgrounds, card deck designs and special effects, while also packing support for users’ free Facebook Connect accounts.
“UNO & Friends, which works only on Windows Phone 8 smartphones, links you to a worldwide community of fans online, and puts you in the middle of an all-new multiplayer experience,” Microsoft’s Michael Stroh notes in a recent blog post.
“Invite your friends to a game, or challenge any of the millions of UNO fans worldwide. With its addictive play, competitive leaderboards, fun customization options, and weekly contests, UNO & Friends just might be the coolest card game of 2013.”