Newswire: Hasbro never actually released the Star Wars Monopoly game with Rey

In January of 2016, when the world was still enjoying the warm glow of excitement left from Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Hasbro sheepishly admitted that it had purposefully left Rey out of a new version of Star Wars Monopoly in order to avoid spoilers. The company seemed to rightfully recognize that argument as nonsense, so it promptly assured Star Wars fans that it would be releasing an updated edition of the game with a Rey token at some point in the future. Now, it turns out that the updated version of Star Wars Monopoly was never actually been released in the United States.

This comes from the Associated Press, which contacted Hasbro to see whatever happened to that version of Monopoly that was supposed to include the main character from the new Star Wars movies, but Hasbro’s explanation is about as unsatisfying as the original “no spoilers” excuse …

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