The world of iGaming is exploding, with new games released on a regular basis, and incredible new technology being developed. From outstanding artwork to advanced new techniques, there is an abundance of talent, and a long list of world class companies. In fact, many consider iGaming development studios as being on the cutting edge of the software industry.
These are the studios that stand above the rest, paving the way with new innovations, and striving to be the best in an extremely competitive landscape.
There are few studios right now as big and influential as Microgaming. Though, since the company was also the first to create the pioneering original online casino software in 1994, it makes sense that they would be one of the biggest and most successful in 2020. Some of their most popular slots include Thunderstruck, Jurassic World and Game of Thrones.
Perhaps what Microgaming are most known for is their live progressive jackpot network, known as Mega Moolah. The company, to date, has paid out over $1 billion in jackpots, with the number growing on a daily basis.
Sweden based NetEnt are widely known for making slots that are head and shoulders above the competition, glowing with high production value and attention to detail. If you are playing a slot, and are impressed by the quality of graphics and outstanding presentation, there is a good chance that NetEnt made it. Their stunning artwork and enchanting soundtracks are second to none, so much so that they are often thought of as the best that the iGaming world has to offer.
Some of their best game include the vampire themed Blood Suckers, Eldorado inspired Gonzo’s Quest, and Pegasus focused Diving Fortune.
Evolution Gaming came about in 2006, and is now recognised as the cutting edge in Live Dealer casino games. It is no secret that the company received the award for Best Live Casino Supplier 10 times in a row, which more or less says it all.
In recent years, with Live Dealer games more popular than ever, Evolution Gaming has been climbing to greater heights of success than ever before. No doubt they will continue to expand and spread across the world, opening even more broadcast studios.
Pragmatic Play makes the list simply due to the massive extent of their reach. They have over 100 games that are enjoyed in a stunning 78 countries, making them one of the most globally available developers in the industry today. In fact, if you’ve played a handful of online slots in your life, chances are you’ve seen Pragmatic Play’s work.
Yggdrasil have only been around since 2013, which is hardly the blink of an eye in terms of studio experience. So that the studio has such a long list of popular games is stunning, and speaks volumes about the talent in their offices. They are known for their exceptional, eye-catching artwork, and an attention to detail that truly makes their work stand apart.