Leading game developer and provider Evolution, formerly Evolution Gaming, has announced the launch of an electrifying new game, Lightning Blackjack.
The brand new game is the latest addition to Evolution’s award-winning Lightning franchise, and it is available in both Live and First Person formats. Lightning Blackjack follows all traditional Blackjack rules, but it adds several new gameplay mechanics.
According to Evolution, the electrifying and scalable game features enhanced and multiplied payouts. Multipliers are awarded to a winning hand according to the winning player’s score and the awarded multiplier offers winnings of between 2x and 25x if the player has a winning hand in the next round.
The First Person variation of the game features superior 3D animated visuals and includes all of the exciting gameplay and multiplied payouts available in the Live version of the game. What’s more, the First Person variation has a ‘GO Live’ button that takes players to the live version of Lightning Blackjack.
Todd Haushalter, the Chief Product Officer at Evolution, said in a statement: “It’s high time that we brought our Lightning brand to the player favourite Blackjack. We’ve been very careful to preserve the true essence of Blackjack, while adding layers of excitement with added Lightning multipliers.
“The end result is a beautiful game that gives players the opportunity to have enhanced payouts whilst still playing the game the way it was originally intended – and I think players are going to love it.”
The news comes as Evolution continues to push for worldwide expansion, having launched a dedicated US live casino studio for Penn National and after signing a USA-based partnership with Betway last month.
It also comes after Evolution completed its acquisition of developer Big Time Gaming and announced in September that it entered into an agreement to acquire DigiWheel, the developer of the world’s first patented HD spinning gaming wheels.
Meanwhile, live game developer and provider Ezugi, which is owned by Evolution, has this week released Blackjack Salon Privé, a new live casino title that offers high maximum bets. The brand new game is streamed from Ezugi’s luxurious flagship studio and reportedly features several VIP specialist dealers.
The game follows all traditional Blackjack rules, but it includes several additions. For example, players can request a shoe change at any time, there are no betting times, and players can decide when to start the game and when cards are dealt.
Kfir Kugler, the CEO at Ezugi, said in a statement to EuropeanGaming: “Our aim here is to spoil players – they deserve only the best and we wanted to provide them with the ultimate playing experience, on every device.
“This new Blackjack Salon Privé is without a doubt the jewel of Ezugi and we’re thrilled to be able to offer such an opulent product to high-roller players. They can expect a unique experience, where they are the most important person in the room and can control and play the game at their own pace.”
Both Blackjack Salon Privé and Lightning Blackjack are available at all Evolution-partnered casino operators.