The world of online slots is ever growing with new games being released daily. This has led to several innovate young start-up companies being introduced to the industry in recent months, which exciting titles that are challenging the casino greats. However, this can make the world of slots somewhat confusing as you try to establish tried and tested titles created by well-known developers from the rest.
The world’s biggest and best slot developers typically offer a wide variety of games, and consistently release update versions of these games or new titles. These slots are generally compatible on a wide range of devices, including mobile. Let’s meet some of the leading global slot developers:
NetEnt’s slots have been leading the world of online gaming for several years. Dominating the industry, the Scandinavian based NetEnt offers some of the best slots in terms of gameplay and graphics.
They have also invested a significant amount of time and resources into their technology and product development and to being at the forefront of new online casino markets. Although they have their roots in slot development, NetEnt also offers a variety of table games to players as well as a back-end software for online casinos.
Playtech is one of the world’s oldest casino brands, celebrating their 20th anniversary in 2019. The brand which was originally founded in Estonia now headquarters in the Isle of Man. The company has built themselves up to be one of the world’s leading suppliers of gambling technology and software, with some of the world’s best slots in their offering.
Alongside slot development their diverse portfolio offering also includes virtual sports, poker, live casino and sports betting, alongside several retail-based services. They also offer white label software solutions to the online casino industry with their clients being some of the biggest operators in the industry. In addition, Playtech also operates TradeTech Alpha Limited, Quickspin and YoYo Games.
Also having their headquarters in the Isle of Man, Microgaming is not only a slot developer but one of the industry’s leading content aggregation platforms. Their portfolio features a variety of titles from a network of content partners. Microgaming is also credited with starting the world’s first online casino in 1994 and the first mobile casino in the world in 2004. The brand’s slots include popular branded games from the likes of Playboy, Game of Thrones and Jurassic World.
International Gaming Technology
International Gaming Technology (IGT) started off in the 1980s as a small video poker developer. Today the company is known as one of the leading developers of casino software. The brand is well-known for their Megabucks video slot, which was the first progressive jackpot machine in the world.
These machines are still popular in casinos in Las Vegas and around the globe. IGT of course also offers a number of online slots which can be enjoyed on desktop or mobile, with many of their titles similar to those that can be found in land-based establishments.