After the end of its “extended acceptance period” to buy out the Stockholm-listed okbet casino games developer, Evolution Gaming now owns about 96.8 percent of NetEnt’s outstanding shares. It also bring its total stake in NetEnt to about 96.8 percent.
In addition, the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) had already given the go-ahead for Evolution to buy NetEnt. On September 29, the Malta Competition and Consumer Affairs Authority also gave the go-ahead.
In addition on June 2020, NetEnt agreed to buy Evolution Gaming for SEK 19.6bn (€1.8bn). Evolution Gaming would buy 90 percent of NetEnt’s corporate shares for SEK 79.93 (€7) each.
Evolution initially said that it expected the deal to close on November 2. And with an acceptance period starting on August 17, 2020, and ending on or around October 26, 2020.
Evolutions NetEnt Launched Space Wars
NetEnt, a brand owned by Evolution, has announced that Space Wars 2 Powerpoints. A follow-up to one of its space-themed slot games, will be coming out soon. The company said that the second version of the original Space Wars game “brings back all of its favorite features from outer space and adds a few more.”
This “high-volatility” okbet slot has what the company calls “a range of high-tech features”. And many symbols like Blasters, Zappers, Bombs, Wilds, “and win-inducing combos that rocket through the reels.”
“Players can capitalize on this new game using combinations universe offers. Landing Column/Row Blaster, Zapper, or Bomb images close to one another makes them consolidate into a considerably more impressive element,” a public statement says.
According to the firm, each feature alone advances gamers closer to significant wins by one step. Players can blast everyone in their path using the Column/Row Blaster. This Blaster symbol is awarded by a horizontal 4-symbol combination. Clearing all other characters from the reels save for Wild and feature symbols.
The “rocket fuel” of the title is the Powerpoints. Powerpoints are awarded for each match, and these points are then added to the collect meter above the reels. Players go through the stages and see a rise in their win multiplier as they fill up the meter.