While scientists stand behind the greatest inventions created in their labs, software providers use all their inspiration and skills to produce cutting-edge games that become the first consideration for many players. This page covers the latest news from software “labs” and informs players about the creators of new releases and all-time classics.
Here you can find the highlights about the industry’s giants and most acknowledged software providers, along with news about newcomers to the gaming sphere – facts, figures, awards and nominations, development and metamorphosis, plans, strategies, and other information
EGT, a popular Bulgarian software developer that has had a couple of fruitful years lately, has been recognized as the Slot Provider of the Year. This well-deserved award was obtained at SIGMA Awards Balkans 2023. The company is honored to receive this prestigious title and commits to further implementation of innovation in its products and plans to contribute to the development of the online gambling industry.
Fans of lotteries from Lithuania will soon have access to exciting eInstant games by IGT. This popular software provider has partnered with EULOTO to enhance the current lottery offering in the country. Let’s take a close look at the terms of the agreement to understand how Lithuanian players can benefit from it!
Reevo, a popular Romanian software developer, and Net Entertainment, a leading company in the gambling industry, have recently signed a partnership agreement that allows both studios to benefit from collaborative efforts, while their games become more accessible to players across the globe.
Awards ceremonies to recognize online casinos and software developers in the sphere of online gambling are quite popular nowadays, and being the winner means the work of the company is appreciated and valued. Game Developer Awards were distributed in Malta at the CasinoBeats summit on May 25th, and we already know the names of the lucky winners who have become the best in their fields. Let’s look closer at the companies that received special attention at the Game Developer Awards ceremony.
SOFTSWISS is one of the leading companies in the gaming industry that offers ultimate solutions for players, casinos, and software developers. It manages to show great results year after year, and 2023 is no exception. Even though this year is only getting to the middle, the results of the company are already impressive. Let’s look closer at some of the achievements.
ELA Games is one of the new names that has recently appeared in the highly competitive industry of casino games. It focuses on the development of a reeled machine with bright and colorful themes and engaging bonuses. Let’s look closer at the studio and the games it produces.
LeoVegas announced the acquisition of Push Gaming, as the group purchased the majority of shares of this award-winning software provider. However, fans of this UK-based studio should not worry about the upcoming acquisition, as little will change for the company in terms of game development.
Playtech has recently published its 2022 year-results report that demonstrates a significant B2B segment and Snaitech business growth that contributes to the increase in revenue of 33%. Thus, the company states to have a revenue of €1.60bn, which is €39m higher than the previous year.
BGaming, a popular casino software developer, has recently donated over $5,000 to United24, an organization that raises money for medical and humanitarian help for Ukraine. This gesture shows that companies involved in the gaming industry do not only entertain, but they can also help.
Evoplay, a leading and award-winning software provider, has decided to bolster its presence in the Baltic region with a partnership with one of the leading online casinos in Lithuania. The company plans to integrate some of its best-performing games into the operator’s library.
Quickspin, the company that is strongly associated with bright and memorable video slots, has decided to expand its portfolio with new games in a completely new genre. This Swedish studio has decided to add Live Casino games to its products, and a new vertical for the software developer gets the Quickspin Live name.
Hacksaw Gaming, a popular Maltese software developer that boasts a solid portfolio with many popular scratch cards and unique slot machines, continues its expansion to different markets. It has impressive plans for 2023, and one of them has already been brought to life. Which one? The company has gone live in Italy!
2022 was difficult for everyone, and SOFTSWISS is no exception. Despite all the challenges that the company had to face, it managed to show good results, and, even, has several achievements to be proud of. Let’s look in more detail at what SOFTSWISS achieved in the past year and what innovative products it launched.
Gambling is popular worldwide, so the aspect of responsible gambling is now more important than ever. Thus, it is no surprise that many countries implement stricter rules to protect their citizens and secure a safe gaming experience for them. As a result, software developers and online operators must follow those rules in regulated markets and be compliant with offered requirements. NOVOMATIC is one of those companies that does not only adapt to the offered changes, but it also pioneers different initiatives, and G4 certification is one of them.
Playtech, one of the most popular software developers in online gambling across the world, has recently announced its upcoming partnership with BetVictor, a well-known online casino that has plenty of customers in the UK. What does this partnership mean? Those two leading companies plan to bolster gambling in the United Kingdom and offer players from this country new games to play.
Being the leading company in the gaming industry across the world, 888 Holdings pursues the goal of having its casinos launched across the globe, and the latest go-lives in several African countries are an important part of its strategy. Thus, the company launched its 888bet brand in Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, and Zambia recently, so players from those countries can already enjoy a variety of games available in its lobby.
Despite having achieved a lot, leading software developers do not stop and continue searching for new markets to have their games presented there. Autumn of 2022 has seen plenty of such expansions, and some of them were made by top studios, namely Playson, Wazdan, Pragmatic Play, and Stake Logic. Are you curious to know what new markets they have expanded to?
Evolution Gaming, one of the leading casino software providing companies, has long been the leading player in the sphere of live dealer games. However, the company has decided to change its strategy a little bit and become the leader in all game verticals. Thus, it has started to acquire popular and successful software developers. The acquisition of one of such companies was completed in August.
888 Holding has extended the list of its services with the purchase of a William Hill business that is not based in the United States. The acquisitional procedures that started in 2021 are finally completed, and William Hill International is officially a part of 888 Group.
Pragmatic Play has already been recognized both by players and gambling communities in Europe and won a range of prestigious awards. Thus, the company has recently moved its focus to the Latin American market. The efficient work that has been done to strengthen the presence of its games on this continent has already given some visible results, as the studio has been selected as the Best Game Producer at BIS.
Recent changes in German gambling rules that are focused on responsible gaming make it quite challenging for a software developer to integrate its games into operators that accept players from Germany. Such a studio must make some adjustments to its releases before it is eligible to offer its content in the country. BGaming has announced that it has finished that stage, and its portfolio of reeled machines is now compliant with gambling restrictions in Germany.
Evolution Gaming has announced the acquisition of yet another leading software provider. This deal brings the Latvian company closer to the strategic goal of becoming the leading casino software provider in the industry. This time, its portfolio is to be extended with games by Nolimit City.