Microgaming Signs Batman Slots Deal
The deal between Microgaming and DC Comics will see the launch of a number of new slots based on the Dark Knight films.
Microgaming has fended off its rivals to secure the rights to Warner Brother's current Dark Knight franchise.
The software developer will launch a number of Batman slots, which are expected to feature all the popular characters from the films.
The 25-payline slot Dark Knight will be released on June 28, and is expected to be an blockbuster success. The new slot features a random progressive jackpot, a host of bonuses and random prizes.
The Dark Knight slot will be followed next year by a slot based on this summer's The Dark Knight Rises film. Analysts say that Microgaming are likely to release a variety of Batman themed slots, all boasting innovative features, such as cinematic spins.
The new Batman slots could fill the hole left by The Lord of the Rings slots. The slots will soon be unavailable, with insiders citing issues surrounding royalties.