Microgaming Celebrates 20 Years of Online Gaming

February 11, 2014 •

microgamingAs amazing as it may seem, it has been 20 years now since the very first Microgaming powered online casino site first went live, and in those 20 years we have seen some huge changes in regards to the way their online casino platform works and operates, and of course a massive increase in regards to the number of casino games you can now play at any casino using any of their online gaming platforms.

Nowadays Microgaming are the biggest name in online casino software, powering dozens of online casinos.

To mark this achievement we shall now take a look at the major changes their gaming platform has undergone over the years, and also we shall take a look at why it has become one of the most accessed and used gaming platforms available.

Multiple Languages – You can now download Microgaming’s gaming platform and set it to one of thirty different languages, and as all casinos using their platform also offer multiple currency options players are able to choose one convenient to themselves, and not only play games in their own language but play in their own home currency.

41 Progressive Games – Back in the early days, you could only access a small number of networked progressive games when playing at Microgaming software powered sites, and these games included their Cash Splash three reel slot game along with their Treasure Nile progressive video slot.

treasure nile slot

Treasure Nile Progressive Slot

However if you log into a Microgaming powered site today you will find 41 progressive games which not only include slot games but also Progressive Video Poker games, Progressive Card and Table games such as Progressive Blackjack and Progressive Roulette games!

Microgaming is also one of the only software providers who insist that all winners of any of their progressive jackpots are paid the entire jackpot in one payout. Many other software providers permit their operators to drip feed those jackpots in either modest weekly or monthly payouts!

Slot Tournaments – Microgaming’s downloadable platform boasts the biggest number of slot tournaments, many of them are network wide tournaments, however you will also find lots of exclusive slot tournaments offered at individual Microgaming casinos.

In fact Microgaming’s Grand Slam of Slots and their 2014 March to Riches slot tournaments offer the biggest prize pools ever seen online, and this has ensures slot players in particular prefer to play at casinos using their gaming platform!

Player Self Auditing – You are able to not only audit all of your individual financial transactions made at any casino using Microgaming’s software through their Cash Check facility, but thanks to their additional Play Check facility you are able to audit every single gaming sessions played at any of the many casinos using their gaming platform.

Players can see the outcome of every single game played, whether that is individual slot spins and the outcome of any bonus games awarded when playing those slots, along with every outcome of each individual other casino game they have on offer.

Game Play Options – Players can instantly tailor their own gaming session to exactly the way they wish to play them at Microgaming sites and this is thanks to a set of player adjustable game options. Speeding up or slowing down the way slot game reels spin and play out or slowing down or speeding up the rate at which cards are dealt out on games such as Blackjack is a simply procedure, and players can also adjust the audio settings on individual games along with the screen sizes they wish to play each game at.

Licensed and Branded Games – There has been a steady roll out  of some fully branded and licensed casino games in recent times by Microgaming, and the vast majority of these new games are slot games. You will find slots such as their Playboy slot and their Batman themed slot are highly playable and feature some of the most advanced bonus games found on any online slot game.

Microgaming's Batman Themed Slot

Microgaming’s Batman Themed Slot

It has just been announced that during 2014 Microgaming will be launching another set of branded slots game which are going to include one themed around the Game of Thrones television show and they are also currently designing a soon to be released all action video slot game based and themed around the Jurassic Park film franchise.

Monthly New Game Releases – Each month Microgaming release a brand new range of games onto all of their gaming platforms, and over the years the actual number of available games has risen sharply thanks to this constant roll out of new games.

When playing a casino using their downloadable gaming platform you are able to play in excess of 800 games in total, and their flash powered instant play platform offers close to 200 games in total, so you will never go short on games to play when playing at a Microgaming powered site!

Tabbed Browser – One of the most recent innovations that has been made live on Microgaming’s downloadable gaming platform has been the tabbed browser feature, and this allows players to open up and play several games all at the same time.

You are additionally able to drag the game screens anywhere you please on your computer screen, and by using the Auto Play facility you are then able to sit back and watch all those open games playing out simultaneously.

Mobile Gaming – One of the fastest growing gaming environments is of course the mobile one, and this is where once again Microgaming are leading the way, for they have launched not only mobile casino Apps and mobile web compatible sites but they have also designed and released a range of slots games that will in fact work and operate on all types of mobile phones including the older mobile phones which use Java.

In the coming months Microgaming will be adding to their rapidly expanding mobile gaming platforms by increasing the number of their back catalogue of online casino games on all of their currently available mobile gaming platforms. So Android, Blackberry and Tablet users are going to have plenty of additional games readily available to them!