LAS VEGAS, NV – Scientific Games has acquired content studio Lightning Box, a Sydney-based slot developer with whom the company has had a long-standing partnership. Lightning Box is currently live with more than 50 U.S., Canadian and European operators, and popular titles include ChickenFox, Lightning Horseman, Lightning Leopard, ChickenFox5x Skillstar, Astrocat and Silver Lion.
“Lightning Box games are hugely popular with slots players around the world, and we’re excited to welcome these talented game designers to our team,” said Dylan Slaney, SVP Gaming, Digital at Scientific Games. “Our strategy is a simple one: talented, passionate people make great games and the addition of the Lightning Box team is another example of this and how we will continue to be the iGaming industry leader.”
“Joining the Scientific Games team and working even more closely with them comes at the perfect time to drive forward our ambitious product innovation plans,” said Peter Causley, CEO and Co-Founder of Lightning Box. “Having been an OpenGaming partner since it’s early days, we knew that Scientific Games had the capabilities to propel our games to new heights. We’re now in a better position than ever to bring our robust pipeline of high-quality slots more effortlessly to our global online casino partners.”