Game Aggregator SOFTSWISS 2021 Year in Overview
The SOFTSWISS Game Aggregator expanded its global footprint in 2021 by getting into the markets of Japan, Brazil, Argentina, India, and Tunisia, accounting for significantly of the growth of the business which saw monetary results much more than double more than 2020 numbers.
Although land-based gaming revenues present a skewed image owing to decreased or non-existent footfall for the duration of the height of the pandemic lockdowns, year-on-year development in the on the web sector represents the potential for sustained development for operators that can retain new buyers.
Tatyana Kaminskaya, Head of Game Aggregator Division at SOFTSWISS mentioned: “The widespread trend is that in the course of the extended lockdown in 2020 and the continuing pandemic in 2021, individuals have been forced to invest a lot of time at property, like at the pc. Isolation and decreased social activity have influenced a rise in demand for online entertainment.
“We can see this in the steady boost in the number of bets throughout the year. Observing this trend, we attempted to supply our consumers with the most diverse content to preserve the audience interested and engaged. I can say with self-assurance that we have succeeded.”
Game aggregation is the procedure of compiling slots and other titles from multiple developers and providing the games to operators by way of a single application plan interface or API, otherwise recognized as a module. The evolution of that programming along with a newer HTML5 markup language for net browsers created instant-play gaming on all devices possible. In the past, punters necessary to download a desktop client for each casino and these packages only contained content material from a single developer such as Microgaming or Playtech.
Average Month-to-month GGR More Than Doubled
The company’s monthly GGR (gross gaming revenues) averaged 200m EUR in 2021 compared to just 88m in 2020. The quantity bet each month more than the final year was a lot more than 5b EUR compared to two.2b the previous year for an boost in Average Month-to-month GGR of 130%.
SOFTSWISS COO, Andrey Starovoitov added: “These figures are the organic result of the function completed more than the past year by the SOFTSWISS Group on bringing in new consumers and partners. Since January we have far more than doubled in size: 500+ specialists have joined SOFTSWISS, which couldn’t aid but impact our end-of-year outcomes. We’re building the ideal options from the iGaming business every single day to assist our partners develop effective organizations. I am quite happy with the outcomes accomplished and anticipate even far more accomplishment in the new year!”
SOFTSWISS pioneered the crypto casino but now processes fiat currencies as effectively. As the sector comes about to its core strengths, the percentage of cryptocurrency bets doubled over the final year from 20% of total stake to 40%.
Bitcoin is the best identified and most utilized cryptocurrency and was the fifth most utilized currency with the aggregator’s games this year. More than 80% of crypto deposits were in BTC with about 1/ten of that by way of Ethereum (ETH eight%) and half once more through Litecoin deposits (LTC three.9%).
New Casinos and New Games
Sixty new casinos launched the aggregator platform this year, an typical of 5 each and every month. A lot more than 20 game developers and providers signed onto the service as nicely giving the aggregator content material from more than 170 labs and studios.
Growth in this area also expanded the total game catalog to nearly 12,000 person titles with more than three,000 of them getting the user interface optimized for cryptocurrency play.
In early 2018 the Aggregator and platform provider spun its in-property game studios off into a wholly-owned subsidiary dubbed BGaming (see here). One of its creations, Elvis Frog in Vegas, clocked in on the quantity 4 spot for the most popular games of the year followed by Evolution’s Lightning Roulette in fifth place.
The prime 3 games across the complete network in 2021 had been as follows:
Sweet Bonanza (see the evaluation here) (Pragmatic Play)
Book of Dead (see the overview) (Play’n Go)
Fire in the Hole xBomb (see the overview right here) (Nolimit City)
Source: SOFTSWISS Game Aggregator Takes Stock of 2021, SoftSwiss News, December 28, 2021