Scientific Games Signs Exclusive Licensing Deal with EON Productions Limited for James Bond Franchise
An exclusive licensing agreement between Scientific Games and EON Productions Limited, DAnjaq, LLC and MGM Interactive Inc., which are a subsidiary of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. The new deal was made with details covering all past and future James Bond movies being licensed by Scientific to create James Bond titles for social slots, lottery and land-based games. The agreement deal includes all actors, characters and all other rights of the secret agent himself.
Kevin Sheehan, Chief Executive of Scientific Games commented on the new deal saying,
“The Bond franchise is clearly a long sought-after and incredibly exciting brand for our industry. James Bond is synonymous with action, excitement, and next-generation technology. We look forward to harnessing the power of the Bond brand to drive innovation across the company in the years ahead.”
Ronald O. Perelman, chairman of Scientific Games, said, “We have been excited about this license opportunity for a very long time and are thrilled that Kevin Sheehan and his team at Scientific Games were able to secure the exclusive licensing rights.”
Details of the games have not been released yet, but with Scientific’s track record, it’s a given that each game that is to be released will boast with great attention to detail visuals, innovative bonus features and lucrative pays.
The first James Bond themed slot is expected to be showcased at the Global Gaming Expo event in Las Vegas October 3, 4 and 5th. The Global Gaming Expo is said to have some big releases by several gaming providers such as Scientific Games.