After signing an exclusive distribution deal with SPRIBE for the US market, Light & Wonder Inc., formerly Scientific Games Corp, a flagship developer of land-based and digital games based in Las Vegas, Nevada, has revealed that it has officially debuted WILLY WONKA™: WORLD OF WONKA online and that game is now available to play on mobile devices.
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The aforementioned game is the first game to be launched via a multi-year international licensing alliance with Warner Bros. Discovery Global Themed Entertainment (WBDGTE) and is accessible to players from Europe and the UK via the Light & Wonder’s content aggregation platform from October 25th
Commenting on the partnership, Dylan Slaney, CEO of iGaming at Light & Wonder, said: “The Warner Bros. Discovery brand portfolio is legendary, and our partnership has led to the creation of some of the world’s most popular casino content, including WILLY WONKA™: WORLD OF WONKA. To bring this title online for the first time is incredibly exciting and we can’t wait to deliver for our operator partners and their players. This is a huge step forward in terms of presenting our omni-channel vision to the world, as we continue to develop the most entertaining branded content available anywhere on the market.”
WILLY WONKA: WORLD OF WONKA description:
WILLY WONKA™: WORLD OF WONKA, a physical slot popular with players for decades in land-based casinos, will now be available online, where players may digitally copy the thrilling in-person experience, marking an important moment in the realization of Light & Wonder’s vision across multiple platforms. Additionally, with legendary characters and moments from the famous 1971 movie Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the firm’s in-house developers managed to produce a unique game equipped with great, nostalgic visuals and animations, captivating music and delicious features.
During the base game, the Oompa Loompa feature extends the reel column while simultaneously adding paylines. However, Wild Reel symbols are found in 2 or more columns. Next, there is the Wonka Wheel feature, which provides awards beginning from credit values all the way up to features. During this feature, players may get up to 12 free spins, extra wager multiplier rewards and a Chocolate River Bonus. And finally, the Golden Ticket Bonus allows players to discover a slippery big reward, where the maximum win is 500x a player’s bet.
Moreover, an additional number of fresh titles are slated to appear on the aforementioned Light & Wonder’s flagship aggregation platform across many gaming verticals over the upcoming months, involving the first-ever live casino title that will use the IP.
Commenting on the launch, VP of Game Development at Light & Wonder, Rob Procter, commented according to the official press release: “WILLY WONKA™: WORLD OF WONKA is a casino-floor favorite that has achieved legendary status in the United States and beyond. Our in-house teams have done a fantastic job packing this new digital version with all of the fun of the original. It’s a hugely exciting moment to be able to deliver a Wonka experience to our operator partners in the UK and Europe and we are sure their players will respond very positively. The launch is also very significant in presenting our omni-channel vision and we look forward to delivering more games from the franchise in the months ahead.”
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