Scientific Games to bring the Tetris® Brand to slot machines
LAS VEGAS, Nevada — July 14, 2015 — The Tetris Company and Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS), today announced that they have entered into an agreement to develop Tetris®-branded slot machines for future distribution to Scientific Games’ network of casino partners. The agreement demonstrates the Tetris brand’s further expansion into the world of gaming. Having sold hundreds of millions of products on multiple platforms, Tetris is one of the world’s most recognized video game brands, and it will soon be available in casinos around the world.
“From computers and consoles, to mobile devices and more, the Tetris brand’s game portfolio has grown to include offerings for every platform that has been in demand by gamers across the globe,” comments Maya Rogers, President and CEO of Blue Planet Software, sole agent for The Tetris Company. “In light of our partnership with Scientific Games, we’re thrilled to engage in a new platform that will bring Tetris to millions of slot machine gaming fans worldwide.”
“Scientific Games is continuously looking to expand its portfolio of gaming products with top-tier brands that our customers know and love,” adds Steve M. Saferin, President of Scientific Games’ Properties Group. “We look forward to working with the Tetris team to bring the iconic video game experience to our slot machines for players to enjoy on casino floors.”
About the Tetris® Brand
The Tetris® brand is one of the leading and most distinctive video game brands and franchises in the world with over 525 million paid mobile downloads, and billions of games played online per year. In the game’s 30+ year history, hundreds of millions of players have experienced the Tetris Effect. Tetris is loved globally by people of all ages and all cultures. Working with Electronic Arts, Ubisoft, Sega, and Hasbro, the Tetris game continues to be one of the most widely recognized video games of all time. Tetris Holding, LLC is the owner of Tetris rights worldwide and The Tetris Company, LLC is its exclusive licensee. For the latest information about the Tetris brand and Tetris products, please visit www.tetris.com.
About the Scientific Games
Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) is a leading developer of technology-based products and services and associated content for worldwide gaming, lottery and interactive markets. The Company’s portfolio includes gaming machines, game content and systems; table games products and shufflers; instant and draw-based lottery games; server-based lottery and gaming systems; sports betting technology; loyalty and rewards programs; and interactive content and services. For more information, please visit www.scientificgames.com.