Unity Technologies and Bally Technologies Enter Strategic Partnership

Unity Technologies, provider of the Unity multi-platform engine and development tools, announced a multi-year strategic partnership with Bally Technologies, a leader in slots, video machines, casino-management, interactive applications and networked and server-based systems for the global gaming industry. Joining the power of the Unity engine with the breadth and depth of Bally Technologies' offerings, Bally Technologies will be able to build the most innovative electronic gaming offerings on the market. Unity is used by slot manufacturers and Online Gambling companies around the world to create some of the most exciting and captivating interactive gambling content. Unity is one of the most widely adopted middleware solutions for development in the gambling industry. There are more than 1.5 million developers involved and includes thousands of game studios across the world, both large and small. Unity is an excellent solution for gambling companies (land-based, online & mobile) looking to work with development houses already familiar with the powerful, deep, and efficient development tools. Derik Mooberry, Senior Vice President of Games, Bally Technologies said, "Bally Technologies is committed to innovation and delivering the world's most popular and cutting-edge games. We look forward to working closely with Unity Technologies and using the Unity solutions to help continue our innovation and development of highly entertaining game content for casino operators and players." Unity is known for its efficient design, enabling wild creativity while keeping development cycles and costs down. In-editor play testing allows for lightning fast iteration and the excellent art pipeline enables art assets to be saved from any popular art tool (Photoshop, Maya, Modo, and more) in order to effect change to every instance of that asset across the project automatically. Las Vegas-based Bally Technologies goes back to 1932 for designs, manufactures, operates, and distributes advanced gaming devices, systems and technology solutions worldwide. Bally's product line includes reel-spinning Slot Machines, video slots, wide-area progressives, interactive and mobile applications, and Class II, lottery, and central-determination games and platforms. Bally also offers an array of casino management, slot accounting, bonusing, cashless and table management solutions. Unity Technologies is the creator of Unity, a flexible and high-performance development platform used to make creative and intelligent interactive 3D and 2D experiences. Unity Technologies boasts a thriving community of 1.5 million developers including large publishers, indie studios, students and hobbyists. To remain at the forefront of innovation, Unity Technologies tirelessly re-invests in its award-winning 3D development tools and its democratization initiatives, such as the Asset Store digital content marketplace and Union game distribution service. Unity Technologies is headquartered in San Francisco and has offices in Canada, China, Colombia, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Japan, Korea, Lithuania, Singapore, Sweden, Ukraine, and the United Kingdom.