First VR slot for real money from NetEnt
NetEnt believes that future belongs to virtual reality and plans to introduce their new VR slot
Developer and provider of software for online casinos NetEnt establishes a connection with virtual reality and introduces new technologies for use in the field of online gambling. Visitors of online casino sites would like to know about its intention to release the first virtual slot for real money. The Netent company announced that one of their most famous products Gonzo’s Quest slot machine is the first slot for real money games adapted to virtual reality.
The company noted that the interest in virtual reality is growing every year, and studies show that players have an interest in such innovations.
NetEnt and their new product
Per Eriksson, CEO of NetEnt, commented on the decision: “We firmly believe that virtual reality is the real future of online games. Based on our research and analyses of the technology market, we came to this decision, which was dictated by today’s trends. Bearing this in mind, we have made a step towards the development of the first VR-slots for real money. This is an important milestone for NetEnt and gaming industry as a whole. “
There is hardly a gambler that has not heard about the famous Gonzo’s Quest slot game. So, the virtual version of this game will be the answer of the Swedish manufacturer to the growing demand in the international gambling industry. According to the report of the company, the WebVR technology will be already available in 2017-2018 and it will be able to offer basic support for VR games. The new product will be added to the multichannel offerings portfolio of NetEnt in the near future.
At ICE Totally Gaming in 2016, the Swedish developer talked about the five basic concepts on which the company plans to focus in the future. One of these items was the creation of slot machines in virtual reality. Thanks to the free trial version of a well-known and popular slot Jack and Beanstalk, the company demonstrated how new technology will be able to change the situation in the field of online gambling.
NetEnt offered a prototype of the game Gonzo’s Quest on ICE Totally Gaming at ExCel London on February 7th- 9th, 2017. The slot Gonzo’s Quest was presented to the public in the year 2010 and the players’ interest to it only grows so far.