While some websites allow you to play Monopoly online with their own special applications, there are some specific Monopoly computer games that can be used instead. These games let you connect to networks where people meet or connect with people you know from far away places.

Hasbro Interactive & # 39; Monopoly games are considered the official game for most online Monopoly players. It is used as one of the more popular online games on the market. It offers network and internet support and it has fully customizable rules so you can play a standard game, a custom game, a tournament game or a card game. It also works on Windows 98, ME and XP. It should be noted that Games.com, a site that offered support for this game, is no longer available.

An older version of the game is also popular. Westwood Studios & # 39; The Monopoly version was manufactured in the mid-1990s. You can connect online through various servers, including Case Ladder, to play with other people.

You can also play with some newer versions of the game. For example, Yahoo has the new Here and Now edition of Monopoly available for gaming. You can download a free trial version of it and then buy the full version and download the whole thing to your computer. Not only can you play with others in your home and with computer opponents, but you can also play with others on the Yahoo network. While this is a direct-to-download download, you will be able to let the Yahoo system remember that you purchased the program so you can download it again if you ever have to do it for reasons like buying a new computer.

It should be noted that the monopoly editions that will be played in most programs are those of the original format. This includes the standard properties from Mediterranean Avenue to Boardwalk. Some programs have localized editions or are of the new Here and Now edition with new features and updated currency amounts and Chance and Community Chest cards.

All types of different Monopoly computer games can be used as online games to play with others. The Hasbro Interactive and Westwood Studios versions are among the most remarkable versions available. Playing with newer releases that at Yahoo can work as well. Make sure you visit your local software store for information on these and other options for Monopoly online games.