NetEnt’s Starburst retains top spot in the EGR Slots Tracker
A Timeless Classic
Famed online slot game Starburst has retained its gold medal position after making it all the way to the top of the EGR Slots Tracker for the month of February. Starburst, created by renowned game developers NetEnt, has successfully ousted top slot machine Book of Dead by Play’n GO, following a methodology shakeup.
Sweet Bonanza by Pragmatic Play stays put in second place, while Book of Dead is now positioned in third place. Big Bass Bonanza by Pragmatic Play has slipped from third place to fourth, while Big Bass Splash has retained its position in fifth place.
One of the biggest movers in February was Pragmatic Play’s Gates of Olympus, which managed to jump from the 10th position to the sixth place between the months of January and February.
The highest climber for the month of January was Wolf Gold by Pragmatic Play, which moved from 27th place to finish in 20th position in February. Pragmatic Play has six online slot titles in the top 20, while NetEnt has five games in total.
9 pots of Gold by Gameburger Studios which was previously placed in the 14th position has fallen out of the rankings.
How New Games Stack Up
New slot releases Gold Blitz by Fortune Factory Studios, Wild Link Frenzy by SpinPlay Games and Wolf Blaze Megaways by Fortune Factory have made it to the top of the best new game releases.
Fire Archer by Pragmatic Play, Legacy of Inca by Play’n GO and Bloodthirst by Hacksaw Gaming, which was released at the beginning of the month have also netted the top 20 places.
At the beginning of the year, EGT began to collaborate with a new data partner, eGaming Monitor (EGM) which tracks various online casino sites and collates monthly rankings. In February alone, more than 11,163 games from 347 software game developers in 23 European-regulated markets were tracked. Markets included the United Kingdom, Spain, Italy, and the Netherlands.