International Game Technology (IGT) announced Tuesday the signing of a multi-year iGaming content distribution agreement with online gaming content creators, Yggdrasil Gaming.
The agreement grants IGT exclusive access to a selected number of Yggdrasil Gaming’s online games for distribution in the U.S. and Canada where iGaming is permitted.
IGT expects to feature the first Yggdrasil game on its platform in December 2021.
In an official press release, Fredrik Elmqvist, CEO for Yggdrasil, spoke about the deal and said: "Yggdrasil continues to deliver on its growth strategy, and the U.S. and Canada are key territories for driving continued, sustainable long-term growth, and shareholder value. We are delighted to partner up with IGT, the world's leading gaming supplier, who will have exclusive territorial distribution rights for a selected number of our best-in-class Yggdrasil game titles”
“As the online gaming market continues to expand in North America, we look forward to supporting IGT's PlayCasino customers realize their goals through our player-centric, highly entertaining and award-winning games”, he added.
Enrico Drago, IGT CEO Digital & Betting, also commented: "Partnering with high-performing game developers such as Yggdrasil Gaming is a pillar of IGT PlayDigital's growth strategy and an additional differentiator of the IGT PlayCasino value proposition. Yggdrasil Gaming's artistic talents, passion for innovation and commitment to quality and performance shine through in all their games and we believe Yggdrasil games will complement our player-favorite IGT PlayCasino games."