Hasbro Family Game Night was released on March 18th 2009 during the first week of Microsoft's "Days of Arcade". The game itself is free, and works as a game channel. The games were added as DLC periodically. When the Xbox Live Arcade version launched on March 18, several of the games were available as downloadable content, at a price of 800 points ($10) each. These were Scrabble, Yahtzee, Battleship, Connect 4, with the rest available in the future as DLC as well. Family Game Night utilizes the Xbox Live Avatars in game.
On October 29th a PSN version of the game was released. Unlike the XBLA version, each game is not available separately. The game is only available as a full download for $39.99.
A DS version also called Hasbro Family Game Night was also released on October 27. It includes a mix of games from the original game and Hasbro Family Game Night 2. These include Battleship, Connect 4, Bop-It, and Operation.