One extra row, two new symbols, and three more letters is all it takes to land a big fish. Well, that and a big wide net. Bigger Bass Bonanza, the sequel to Big Bass Bonanza captures a podium spot in the charts, a feat not achieved by any sequel to date.
A bit more of the RTP is doled out at the top end for a max win of 4000x and the soundtrack has had a funky uplift. But otherwise, the look and feel is true to the original and a clear response to the question of how far sequels should seek to imitate or innovate.
Top 20 games by distribution
Also making the charts in their debut month were Dynamite Riches Megaways (Red Tiger), Starlight Princess (Pragmatic Play), Big Boom Riches (Just For The Win) plus newcomer Northern Lights Gaming’s title God Of Fire, distributed via Microgaming. NetEnt’s Fruit Shop Megaways has been a solid performer for many months and finally made the cut this month.
Salsa Technology and iSoftBet continue to plug in yet more content but so too did SoftSwiss who still sit atop our chart of the busiest aggregators over the last six months.
Biggest aggregator dealmakers
The studio/aggregator Pariplay retakes top spot as studio dealmaker this month, having sealed three distribution deals for its own titles.
Biggest studio dealmakers
Casting that net wide and far is good for business – provided of course, you can get a permit!
* Please note these are live charts which update every month so please ensure the month of September is selected in the drop-downs to match the analysis
**Data on deals by month was collected from April 2020 onwards. Deal relationships between companies from all time are available on other charts. Note that only deals reported on company websites or in the gaming press are collated.
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