Net Entertainment recently secured a deal with Gaumont International Television to produce a Narcos-themed video slot. NetEnt is a Swedish casino software developer and one of the leading providers in the online gaming industry.
Gaumont International Television is the American division of a French company Gaumont. The company was established in 1896. They are one of the oldest film companies in the world. Narcos is an Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated TV series. The show is currently in production for its 4th season, which will premiere in September 2018.
NetEnt announced the news of launching a Narcos-themed slot at ICE 2018. The slot is supposed to be directly inspired by the subject matter of the thrilling series that premiered in 2015. The TV show received a great amount of both critical and viewer recognition. It has only continued to see a growth in popularity since its inception.
The third season of the popular show has been the most profitable original series available online in the US. The series’ press release claims it also has been one of the Top 5 TV shows in the world. Narcos is a Netflix original series. Thus, it is currently available in well over 130 countries all over the world.
In Great Company
NetEnt intends to secure the title right to a wide range of world-renowned titles. Narcos will thus join NetEnt’s portfolio of slots that feature a variety of brands. The most notable include Guns N’ Roses, Planet of the Apes, and the recently launched Jumanji.
Henrik Fagerlund, NetEnt CEO, commented on the news. He expalined the company continues to push borders with their selection of branded games. However, Narcos is one of the biggest names they had a chance to work on. He further noted that the TV show became a sensation almost over night. The series attracted an enormous fan base from all over the world. Hence, this provides NetEnt with another demographics that will enjoy their games.
Tim Stephen, Head of Legal and Business Affairs at Gaumont, commented on the deal as well. He explained they put their trust in NetEnt as one of the leading casino content developers. Stephen is convinced the company will do show justice in their new slot. The game should provide the wide audience with a different opportunity to experience their favorite TV series.
About Net Entertainment:
Net Entertainment (NetEnt) is one of the leading software developers of online entertainment. The company develops prime gaming solutions to the most reputable online casinos in the world. Established in 1996, NetEnt is one of the pioneers in the online gaming market. Their exciting games are fully powered by the company’s remarkable state-of-the-art gaming platform.
NetEnt features innovative gaming and enables its customers to be at the top of the competition. The Stockholm-based company has well over 900 employees, offices in Gothenburg, New Jersey, Malta, Kiev, Krakow, and Gibraltar.