Discovery Global Themed Entertainment (WBDGTE) will produce the latest outstanding game worlds for clients via Light & Wonder’s content aggregation platform. The first of which is
WILLY WONKA(tm): WORLD OF WONKA, a physical slot popular with players in land-based casinos, that will now be available online. Discovery Global Themed Entertainment (WBDGTE) to produce the latest outstanding game worlds for clients via the Light & Wonder’s content aggregation platform, the first of which is WILLY WONKA(tm): WORLD OF WONKA
, a physical slot popular with players for decades in land-based casinos, which will now be available online.
Goals of the partnership:As part of this long-term partnership, Light & Wonder’s in-house game creation teams will use a number of highly successful brand licensing offerings from its already long-time partner Warner Bros. Discovery Global Themed Entertainment, with titles that will be in correspondence with verticals set to reach regulated markets across the globe via the OPENGAMING(tm)
ecosystem. Furthermore, the agreement is the next stage of Light & Wonder’s omni-channel content strategy, as the firm continues to build alliances that help it solidify its flagship position as a top-tier content creator worldwide.Commenting on the partnership, Dylan Slaney, CEO of iGaming at Light & Wonder, said: “The Warner Bros. Discovery’s brand portfolio is legendary and our partnership led to some of the most popular casino content in the world, including WILLYWONKA: THE WORLD OF WONKA. This is an exciting first for us to bring this title to our operators and 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.”
Popular hits as part of the agreement:
The first to be released will be WILLY WONKA: WORLD OF WONKA as part of the new extended licensing deal as mentioned above. The game was a huge hit in the US, and around the world. It features iconic characters and scenes from the 1971 film WillyWonkaandtheChocolateFactory. The online version will be launched in the UK and US. In addition, the Light & Wonder’s content aggregation platform is slated to feature a number of other Wonka-themed titles across all online gaming verticals.Light & Wonder’s other upcoming land-based hit is
THE WIZARD OF OZ(tm): ROAD TO EMERALD CITY which will also launch online, with extra branded games from the Warner Bros. Discovery portfolio will follow. More Wizard of Oz titles will be released in 2024, along with the Wonka games.