The world’s largest provider of online gaming software is Microgaming who recently announced that they signed a multi-year licensing agreement with Warner Bros. Digital Distribution with the intention of creating several state of the art, extreme graphic slots that will be based from the Lord of the Rings movie trilogy. By signing this agreement, Microgaming now has the rights to develop online video slot games using animation material, themes and characters that are from the motion picture The Lord of the Rings. The trilogy consists of The Fellowship of the Ring, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King.
This deal shows that Microgaming is committed to licensing the right brands at the right time. It generated some $3 billion at the box office and was nominated for a total of 30 Academy Awards and won 17, including Best Picture. This decision was strategic, secure, and strategic. Roger Raatgever, CEO of Microgaming expressed the excitement that they are experiencing from creating state-of-the-art video slots from the best movie trilogy of the decade. They are very excited about bringing The Lord of the Rings into the online industry and believe that their expertise in game quality and speed to market will guarantee that it is a sure winner.
The Lord of the Rings has an enormous fan following with more than 97% awareness of the film franchise plus fantastic and unsurpassed home video success. This is even more thrilling since it closely followed Microgaming's latest flagship branded video slot, Hellboy, which has been extremely successful. Lord of the Ring Slots offers five reels and has 243 winning combinations. The Lord of the Rings has a stacked wild symbol to make more winning combinations. The jackpot is worth 8,000 coins. There are plenty of free spin opportunities too!