Playtech unveils industry-first Virtual Sports features
Playtech, the world’s leading multi-channel gaming software and
services supplier, has unveiled a series of never-before-seen
industry-first features within an expanded Virtual Sports portfolio
including a new, fully simulated football game, allowing for realistic
betting and gameplay.
Playtech’s Virtual Sports multi-channel package is available online, in
retail, mobile and satellite, across any device and includes full
sports simulations, a feature unique to the Playtech offering.
Playtech licensees are able to choose from a host of sports including
football, horse-racing, greyhounds, velodrome, and speedway with tennis,
basketball and trotting, complete with league and tournament and
in-play betting, available later this year.
Each game employs leading-edge graphics based on feature film motion
capture technology, shot on location, and using professional sportsmen
Realistic odds and an increase in betting options, multiple languages
with local language commentaries and in-game branding provide both
operators, and their players, with the ultimate virtual sports
Elliott Norris, Head of Virtual Sports, Playtech, said: “The portfolio
we are able to offer today, and showcase at ICE 2015, is the best the
industry has ever seen. The graphics are mind-blowing and we are the
only company able to offer full sports simulations meaning that betting
and gameplay are as realistic as possible.
“Our new football and tennis products, due for release in the coming
months, are a cut above anything else available on the market and, from
the positive feedback we’ve received from licensees and their players
across multiple regulated markets, we are delighted with the outcome,”