At the end of last year, perhaps the largest online casino news Takeover of Netent. One of the largest software suppliers suddenly decided to take over another superpower. The company was officially adopted for an amount of AU$ 1.8 billion.
But now it has been in the hands of Evolution Gaming since the end of last year they decide to completely throw the helm. It has been known for years that NetEnt is losing in terrain. Emerging small software suppliers have been much more popular in recent years than NetEnt. This is due to the growth of game offer, but also because there is too much focused on mass production.
Evolution gaming wants the NetEnt back to the base. Years ago Netent stood for innovation. The company devised innovative slots such as Starburst and Gonzo's Quest. Only they continue to build on this success without being really really innovative.
The games that they make this day are therefore never as popular as Starburst or Gonzo Quest. It is time that NetEnt will focus on innovative games again and no longer deals with mass production.
Games that are scheduled for 2021 have been canceled
Due to the new course that plans to boost Evolution Gaming, the complete release calendar is messed up. Games that were planned are rejected by Evolution Gaming. They would not meet the level that the company will soon want to look back on NetEnt.
This creates even releases that the team had been working for 8 months. Evolution gaming gives a clear signal that it really needs to be done with NetEnt and they have to sail a different course. This is the only way to survive in a busy online casino market.
In addition to canceling upcoming releases, the company has closed the live casino branch. According to Evolution Gaming, it is nonsense to both a Netent Blackjack Table As an evolution gaming table. Especially if both games offer the same. This would only cost extra money that they can invest better in new slots.
NetEnt receives support for Big Time Gaming
This week it was also announced that NetEnt reinforcement will get to develop innovative slots. The large emerging software supplier Big Time Gaming has been taken over this month by Evolution Gaming. This is the second major acquisition in a year.
Big Time Gaming is known for the innovative mechanisms that they build slots. One of the best known inventions of the company are the Megaways slots. Together with NetEnt they have to go again with Innovative slots will come. For example, the company finally falls again because of the innovative games instead of mass production.
Evolution gaming also wants to develop new live games with NetEnt
Despite the closing of the live casino there are also plans on the table New live games to develop. Hereby they want to combine the knowledge of NetEnt with their own knowledge. The first cooperation will be released in the spring of 2021, namely Gonzo's Treasure Hunt Live. But Piggy Riches Megaways must also get a live version. The live casino will soon become more exciting thanks to this unique collaboration.