IGT signs seven-year agreement with Swedish game developer Solidicon
Sweden based casino game developer Solidicon AB announced today that it has entered into an agreement with International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT). Solidicon and IGT have agreed to work together on IGT’s multi-player platform M-P Series™ for up to seven years, where Solidicon will be providing game content for the platform.
Solidicon with its revolutionary real-time 3D game technology and IGT with its multi-player platform and extensive worldwide distribution network, will work closely together to penetrate the casino market with the very latest game technology. IGT and Solidicon are planning to show the first project, Triple Towers™ Horse Racing, at G2E in Las Vegas beginning November 13th.
P-A Gustafsson, Solidicon’s CEO commented, “In terms of game content, we believe the casino industry is moving closer to what can be found on today’s PC and console game platforms. By coupling Solidicon’s experience in developing attractive real-time 3D game concepts and IGT’s understanding of the global casino industry it will be an unbeatable partnership.”
"IGT is pleased to partner with Solidicon and broaden the portfolio of games on the M-P Series™ platform. For the next seven years, we will work closely with Solidicon to deliver the next generation of multi-player casino games,” said Tim Richards, Director of Table Games.
Solidicon was founded by Daniel Hansen (CTO), Jonas Wikström (Creative Director) and P-A Gustafsson (CEO), three game developers with each having over 10 years of industry experience. Their company has developed a game engine with the capacity to show very detailed 3D environments in real-time. The technology also makes it possible to create an endless number of outcomes for game events such as virtual horse racing. Furthermore, it allows casino operators to customize the product to make it more personal, such as dynamic in-game advertisement spots.
Solidicon AB (www.solidicon.com), a privately held corporation based in Gothenburg, Sweden, is a game developer and inventor of products for the gaming industry.
International Game Technology (www.IGT.com) is a global company specializing in the design, development, manufacturing, distribution and sales of computerized gaming machines and system products.
Per-Anders Gustafsson, CEO of Solidicon, +46-(0)706-488133
IGT web site: http://www.IGT.com
Solidicon web site: http://www.solidicon.com