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Degree 53 UX review shows operators still have work to do to meet Apple’s design guidelines

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Degree 53, specialists in the UX, design and software development for the online gambling industry, have published a new UX review which shows that operators still have a long way to go to successfully meet Apple’s native UX design standards with their current products. The team reviewed ten UK leading sports betting mobile apps against the latest Apple Human Interface Guidelines to find out how likely they are to be approved with the deadline looming in March. With this report, Degree 53 aim to showcase how operators can improve their products for a successful App Store submission.

The team at Degree 53 revealed that while bet365, Coral, Ladbrokes and Unibet scored the highest (54-55/100), all of the reviewed brands received rather low ratings overall. None of the operators stood out. Some of the common low-scoring areas were web-like functionality and a lack of a clear user journey. This is mainly due to all of these products being container apps (website wraparounds) that don’t fully support the native standards required by Apple.

Last year, Apple set out a brief guideline advising that apps available on their App Store, including real-money gaming, need to provide a great user experience that is true to the platform, being as app-like as possible. Moreover, any HTML5 content will need to be embedded in the app binary without directing customers to an external site. This means the new standard affects any sports betting, casino, lottery and bingo apps. The deadline is March 2020 and it’s still unclear whether apps that will fail to meet these requirements will be removed or their updates not accepted.

Jade Daniels, design director at Degree 53 comments: “Apple has disrupted the online gambling industry by enforcing its design standards to real money gambling apps, giving very little time to operators to make any significant changes. It can take a large operator around a year to develop a native sportsbook app from scratch and requires a big investment. Many of our clients were in this situation, so we started looking into different solutions and studying Apple’s design guidelines to best meet their requirements. This report reflects our findings and recommendations on how to achieve this.”

“While not many can afford to build a native sportsbook, making it as app-like as possible will increase the chances of approval. The common problem that operators have is that their apps are derived from their sportsbook websites, still using web features in navigation and UI or even opening content in a browser. Today, product owners need to adopt the mobile-first approach, which Apple is trying to enforce, as that’s how the majority of people engage with digital products. Online gambling is a huge industry and it’s time it caught up with retail, entertainment and travel to support mobile engagement and provide a great customer experience.”

The Apple UX Guidelines Review follows a number of reports on Betting and Gaming services in Degree 53’s portfolio. The team has shared insights on the UX to help operators optimise their services and create an engaging betting experience. Degree 53 have a diverse project portfolio and have worked with global operators, such as Betfred, GBG, Penn Interactive Ventures and Hong Kong Jockey Club.

The Apple Design Guidelines UX Review can be accessed here.


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WCC’s new Career Mode : The most challenging update in cricket gameplay till date

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Stirs excitement among 110 million WCC fans 

Nextwave Multimedia, India’s leading game developer launches the third installment of the World Cricket Championship (WCC 3) with its first full-fledged career mode in a mobile cricket game. Amidst the Covid-19 pandemic cancellation of live sports, the career mode’s unique features promise to keep the cricket fever alive among fans around the world. The new career mode will have a cricket season sprawling across 3 brackets, 25 series, and 400+ matches with a built-in challenging performance decision system which determines your rise in ranks starting from a local club to the national or international level.

You can install this game on Android from the link below :
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.nextwave.wcc3&hl=en_IN

WCC 3’s career mode stands apart with a 3D motion capture feature in a mobile cricket game along with other exclusive features like dynamic difficulty, choice, perma match flow and decision making system and visuals cut-scenes of the player getting selected, making it to the media and many moments of success and failure in a cricket career.

The WCC 3 installation is being launched in 3 phases. WCC 3 saw an overwhelming response with 500,000 pre-registrations within 2 weeks’ time of the opening. The game also saw 2 million downloads with commentators Aakash Chopra and Matthew Hayden with the first update. The WCC franchise boasts over 110 million downloads, with 15 million monthly active users and approx. 3 million users daily. The franchise has been a long standing successful cricket game and rated among the top 10 games in terms of monthly active users in India for 4 years in a row.

WCC 3 comes with a competitive multiplayer mode focusing on facing off with other players and becomes a communal activity which gamers can become part of 500 plus realistic animations simulate actual cricket. Updated gameplay mechanics, numerous new camera angles, real-time motion capture of athletes and professional cricketers, advanced artificial intelligence along with the bilingual commentary provide an enhanced, all-round gameplay experience.

On the new update, P.R.Rajendran, Founder and CEO, Nextwave Multimedia says, “The new career mode has been the most awaited feature by millions of our fans and we are working to further innovate with more cut scenes to enhance their experience, making it even more immersive. The game inputs are often guided by our fans and with all matches at a halt due to the pandemic, we hope that the game will fill the cricket void.”

World Cricket Championship has grown exponentially and is largely fan driven. The game has always strived to provide quality gaming content aided by continual innovation for its players. WCC 3 beta has since its launch touched 3 million downloads in 50 days and continues to maintain steady growth.


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LiveG24 games land at Planetwin365 live Casinò

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With the new partnership between the SKS365 brand and the software provider specialized in Live Casino Games, the best titles will be available from today for all Planetwin365 customers

Planetwin365 has signed a new agreement with top-class software provider LiveG24s to offer to its customers the most popular Live Casino games such as Roulette, Blackjack and Baccarat.

Thanks to this partnership, Planetwin365 players will be able to entertain themselves with the best live experience at the game table. LiveG24 is specialized in Live Casino Games and offers to its partners and their players the closest land-based casino experience ‘Online’.

Valentina Francione, LiveG24 Commercial Director commented: “We are very excited about the partnership with Planetwin365, and we look forward to contribute to their Live Casino expansion.

In addition to Roulette, Blackjack and Baccarat, Planetwin365’s customers will be delighted to play Auto Roulette, the new High Low game with side bets based on multiplier, and also the Dual Play Roulette broadcasted directly from the Land Based Casino.

We keep going to integrate our offer to meet the needs of an increasingly demanding and various customer base – added Troy Cox, Chief Commercial Officer in SKS365Relying on the best players in the market gives us the opportunity to guarantee one of the highest levels of digital entertainment which stands out for innovation, evolution and, above all, security.


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Here are this weeks latest slots releases!

Stakelogic has released its latest slot Dragons and Magic. The game is taking players to a mysterious land of fire, ice and poisonous dragons. Players wander through a dark and dangerous forest in search of treasures such as Wilds, Free Spins, Multipliers and Expanding Reels that can potentially deliver big, mega and insane wins. The 5×3 reel video slot allows players to open the spell book and summon tremendous magic powers with between 243 and 7776 ways to win with every spin. When three or more Scatter Symbols land anywhere on the reels, the Free Spins bonus feature is triggered summoning up to 50 bonus spins.

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Habanero has launched its latest immersive slot title, Hey Sushi. Set to be one of Habanero’s summer highlights, this exotic, high-volatility release sees a delicious range of sushi-themed symbols cascade down a 5×3 grid, as discerning players savour the chance to enjoy thrilling wins. The game awards 10 free games for every three Scatter symbols that land on the reels, with sushi symbols triggering multipliers of up to x15.

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NetGame Entertainment has released its latest slot MMA Legends. The slot combines real casino online game with betting. In this new game, players will get the chance to appear among the great legends of the sport and feel every emotion of the martial art, where everything depends on technique and good fortune. The slot is equipped with 5 reels and 50 paylines. Both theme and gameplay of the slot are amazing and make the players feel like they are in the middle of a real fight club.

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WeAreCasino has introduced its latest slot. The 20-payline slot features several high paying symbols that can lead to great rewards such as the Dagger, Lamp, Gemstone and the enchanting BellyDance that serves as a Wild. When 3 or more Scatter symbols ​​land on the reels, up to 60 Free Spins can be summoned. Once the player finds 3 or more Treasure Chests, mysterious hidden chests will emerge and can be unlocked for Bonus rewards and spins. A Genie can also double one’s riches for those who dare enter his gamble game.

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Relax Gaming, igaming aggregator and supplier of unique content, is commencing a battle for big wins in its latest release Marching Legions. The 5×3 slot is packed with engagement-enhancing features, including Marching Respins, Nudges and Free Spins, which make for an epic gameplay as players try to command and conquer the reels to win up to 10,000x their bet. As on any battlefield, there’s strength in numbers. Each time a full stack of legionaries appears they brandish their swords and charge across the game area, triggering Respins in their wake.

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Blueprint Gaming is once again delving deep into the ancient Egyptian tomb to bring players the riches of the Pharaohs in its latest addition to the hugely popular Eye of Horus franchise. Eye of Horus Gambler presents players with new levels of engagement, not seen in the original Reel Time Gaming (RTG) version which was successfully transitioned from retail to the online slots market by Blueprint back in 2017. Retaining the captivating charms of the classic title, which has developed a cult following across many of the major European gaming regions, Blueprint has incorporated a selectable Free Games feature which allows players to take control of the bonus and choose their own destiny.

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Play’n GO have teamed up with global skateboard superstar Nyjah Huston and 5th Planet Games to launch their latest slot title Nyjah Huston – Skate for Gold. Widely considered one of the most successful skateboarding athletes ever, Nyjah Huston is a 6-time World Skateboarding Champion, and the slot celebrates his talent on a board. The slot brings the skill and excitement of pulling off combos onto the reels with some exciting new features, and these are the game’s crowning achievements. Both features, SKATE and Wildboard, challenge players to complete combos with Nyjah’s game symbols, which will release an animated Nyjah onto the grid as he kicks and flips across the reels, leaving a trail of Wilds in his wake.

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Return to the funky 90s and experience summer on a Miami beach where the fun never stops in BF Games’ latest slot title Hot Sunrise. This 3×3 neon-lit slot offers players the perfect summer vibes and is brimming with hot new features, fantastic gameplay and big rewards. A Wild symbol can substitute all other symbols and landing a stack of identical symbols on two of the reels awards a Respin. Hot Sunrise also comes with a new turbo feature which speeds up the excitement for players. When nine identical symbols land, players get a chance to spin the exciting Wheel Bonus for a chance to claim generous multipliers.

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