Light & Wonder Adds Bang Bang Games To Its Online Casino Content

Written By Katarina Vojvodic on July 10, 2023
Light & Wonder Adds Bang Bang Games

Light & Wonder has added the Bang Bang Games portfolio to its OpenGaming content aggregation platform.

Bang Bang Games’ content will be distributed to a global network of operators via the OpenGaming platform through Playzido technology as part of this agreement.

Steve Mayes, digital partnerships director at Light & Wonder, said in the company’s news release:

“Bang Bang Games is an up-and-coming studio that fills us with excitement. We could not be more delighted to have them on board as our latest OpenGaming platform partner. We are looking forward to rolling out some truly first-class content from this team, and we’re confident that our operator partners will agree that the addition of Bang Bang’s games will be a real boost to their offerings.”

The Light & Wonder-owned content creation platform allows independent studios to develop and deploy localized content.

Bang Bang Games’ titles to reach new audiences internationally

Founded in 2020, Bang Bang Games studio specializes in creating gaming concepts. Its themes implement quality design and animation, as well as amplified bonus rounds.

The studio has released a series of titles over the last three years, including:

  • Super Cash Drop
  • Jokrz Wild UltraNudge
  • Rainbow Power Potz UltraNudge

The addition of Bang Bang Games to Light & Wonder’s game studio continues the expansion of its OpenGaming platform for online casino content.

The deal also demonstrates the company’s “ongoing commitment to diversifying its content offering, as well as providing an opportunity for independent studios to significantly boost their international reach,” according to the release.

Frank McPolin, CEO at Bang Bang Games, said:

“We have worked with Light & Wonder, and more specifically Playzido, for a number of years now on various development projects and couldn’t be more excited to finally be offering our own game portfolio through this incredible technology.

The opportunity to bring a packed roadmap of brand-new exclusive games to the Playzido network is very exciting! We can’t wait to start distributing our awesome games to the wider audience base that Light & Wonder brings us.”

Bang Bang Games has previously partnered with providers like Yggdrasil Gaming and EveryMatrix.

Light & Wonder seeks to become sole owner of SciPlay

Light & Wonder has recently made another proposal to the board of directors leading its social casino division, SciPlay Corp. Light & Wonder wanted to acquire the remaining 17% equity interest in SciPlay.

Once the transaction goes through, SciPlay will be Light & Wonder’s wholly owned subsidiary.

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Katarina Vojvodic is a lead writer for PlayUSA who lives in Toronto. Vojvodic provides coverage of the US gambling industry with a focus on US online casinos. Previously, she covered Ontario’s online gambling industry for Vojvodic holds a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Belgrade. Outside working hours, she can be found near the water with her husband and their two kids.

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