Guy Hasson is back with more lessons for slot developers. This week covers the enduring appeal of social slots – as long as they don’t rely on autospin features.
Lesson #21: Social slots will never die
Most of you reading this weren’t part of the process when social slots just began. It’s hard to understand today how big of a revolution this was.
Here’s a secret: Even the top people in Slotomania, which skyrocketed beyond belief, couldn’t believe it was happening while it was happening.
The top question on people’s minds was: Why would people ever pay for a slot game where they can’t collect any money?
There were people who believed Playtika was some kind of shady money laundering business and that that was the reason for the exit.
But Playtika’s income, of course, was real. The exit to Caesars was real. Five million monthly players (at the time) were real, they were coming back for more, and it was still going viral.
Attitudes changed over time, but some believe social slo..