🔔 Who are Yggdrasil Gaming?
Yggdrasil Gaming was established in 2013 after CEO and founder Fredrik Elmqvist left his job as CEO of NetEnt to startup the company. Yggdrasil Gaming is a Swedish company, but the studio is based in Malta where most of the iGaming industry is located. The same year as having launched the company, and after having had its random number generator and platform certified, Yggdrasil Gaming finally received its first license.
The game portfolio is growing rapidly and the games are in high demand. Yggdrasil Gaming titles are often extremely well produced and the comparably low production frequency is a consequence of its high standards. Few other studios can compete when it comes to the visual production, and unlike many other providers, Yggdrasil Gaming strive to create unique titles.
Recently, Yggdrasil Gaming has also started working with several independent game developers such as Northern Lights, Rabcat and 4ThePlayer which are providing exclusive content for Yggdrasil and made available through their platform.
At the time of writing, Yggdrasil has around 60 games available in the catalog. There are many different types of slots on offer, many with unique gameplay and features, which makes it very likely that as a player, you'll find something of your taste. While their games are very popular and in high demand, unfortunately, it also has to be pointed out that the actual overall RTP of their games has shown disappointing numbers according to the Slot Tracker. The 1000x+ wins seem fewer and further between compared to other providers with the same type of variance and RTP, at least that's what we've seen in the casino streaming community.
Some of Yggdrasil's most popular games are their series of Vikings games (Vikings Go Wild, Vikings Go Berzerk & Vikings Go To Hell), along with the Dead or Alive inspired slot Cazino Zeppelin that just like it's NetEnt counterpart makes use of sticky wilds and has massive potential. Other very popular games are Golden Monkey, Seasons and Golden Fish Tank. While there are some quite high variance games on the list, the max potential rarely seems to exceed 5000x, or at least there are very few examples to be found posted on the various gambling forums.
Typical for Yggdrasil slots is that they're played with a limited number of paylines, and it's rare to find any game over 20 or so lines. However, in 2018 the studio launched its first mega multi-line slot, Gem Rocks, which is played with 4096 lines and has max win potential of over 5000 times the stake.