Yggdrasil unites with Nektan to “fast track expansion”

Gaming software and services provider Nektan has unveiled a new deal with Yggdrasil, which will see content from the slot developer go live on its operated online casinos.

Expanding its suite of games, Nektan details that this latest agreement “greatly increases the variety of games” at the disposal of its operator partners.

Michael Byrne, chief operating officer of B2C at Nektan, commented: “We’re delighted to have partnered with Yggdrasil, one of the industry’s leading providers of highly-engaging slot games.

“Being able to offer an abundant variety of games on our platform is an attractive proposition for members of our casino network. Wherever you are in the world, players are always after a rich gaming experience, and Yggdrasil is renowned for being able to offer just that.”

Yggdrasil´s complete collection of games, including its latest releases Tut´s Twister and Penguin City, are now available on all global casino sites operated by Nektan.

Fredrik Elmqvist, CEO at Yggdrasil, added: “This is a great partnership for us and gives us the opportunity to fast track our expansion.

“The integration process with Nektan was quick, seamless and efficient. We look forward to an exciting and fruitful partnership with Nektan.”

The deal follows on from Yggdrasil announcing the expansion of its European footprint by signing a partnership with Intralot Italia, a subsidiary of the Gamenet Group, regarding the provision of its portfolio of slot based titles.

The deal meant that the firm enhanced its global footprint to cover “one of the world’s most established regulated markets,” allowing Intralot to integrate a variety of content from Yggdrasil’s portfolio of video slots.

At the time of the deal, Yggdrasil CEO, Fredrik Elmqvist stated: “Extending our partnerships across major regulated and newly regulated markets is part of our long-term strategy so we’re delighted to announce our agreement with Intralot, Italy is a well-established online gaming market and we expect further growth in the future with demand from operators there increasing year-on-year.”