Marbella, Spain – Gaming Innovation Group (OSE:GIG) and its game provider subsidiary, GiG Games, are proud to announce a partnership with Hong Kong based games studio D-Tech, acquiring a 36% stake in D-Tech. This comes at a time of extended growth for GiG, and this partnership is another step to create a fully integrated iGaming ecosystem.
“We are very happy with this investment and with the partnership between us and D-Tech. The people behind the studio are industry veterans and masters of their craft. So we know that they will produce great games. Investing in an Asian game studio helps us build games for Asian players in Europe, effectively increasing our output in number of games per year to match the volume of larger game providers in the industry.” – Mathias Larsson, MD of GiG Games
D-Tech will launch their first game, ‘Year of the Dog’ in March 2018, and has several games in the pipeline with the aim to release ten games in 2018.
A selection of D-Tech Games will be built directly into GiG Games’ Remote Gaming Server (RGS) and will be branded GiG Games. The new games will go live on GiG’s own casino brands first, and will then be launched later with other operators in Europe.
“We are excited to welcome GiG as part of our team. GiG’s entrepreneurial and innovative culture is a perfect fit with our own and this deal provides D-Tech with a fantastic opportunity to team up with the leading innovative iGaming operator while we focus on building games for Asian players” – Harmen Brenninkmeijer, Founder of D-Tech.
GiG has paid EUR 360,000 for its 36% stake in D-Tech. As part of the transaction, GiG will receive eight exclusive online games.
D-Tech is a new game studio with a long and successful pedigree; based in Hong Kong and China with local teams that understand the requirements of Asian players. D-Tech has a highly experienced international management team and strong industry backing through an agreement with one of the largest gambling companies in the world. Using proven math models with an original approach, D-Tech builds games for third party clients in both online and land-based verticals in addition to its own games for distribution to its core player demographic. Combining its international experience with local knowledge, D-Tech provides a cost-effective turnkey front-end game development service, delivering innovative concepts, original math, enriching sound and cutting edge mobile interface.
Gaming Innovation Group Inc. is a technology company providing products and services across the entire value chain in the iGaming industry. Founded in 2012, Gaming Innovation Group’s vision is ”To open up iGaming and make it fair and fun for all”. Through our eco-system of products and services, we are connecting operators, suppliers and users, to create the best iGaming experiences in the world. Gaming Innovation Group operates out of Malta and is listed at the Oslo Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol GIG.
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