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The latest trends in iGaming

How many of us are interested in all the latest iGaming trends these days? iGaming has become one of the biggest growing industries around since 2016, Everyone is getting in on the action, but what are going to be the biggest iGaming trends in 2018? Lets take a look at some of the latest trends to surface. iGaming has also over the past few years opened up so many jobs for people in the gaming industry, jobs such as a gaming tester, working for an online gaming site can be fun, however lets now take that look at some of those iGaming trends that will be popular in 2018!

1. Virtual Reality

I think we have all had a go at playing a VR game, if not then you are missing out on one of the most popular experiences today! What makes playing a VR game a great experience is that feeling when you put on the headset and you enter that 3D environment! Most things you experience seem realistic! lmmersing yourself in 3-D 'what if' scenarios, ideally of your own creation - those earlier versions of the Star Trek holodeck simulations are still fantastic to experience. Of course you already experience virtual reality 24/7/52. Anything and everything you experience is courtesy of your sensory apparatus, your memories, and being self-aware. If reality is always experienced within your mind then you already exist in a virtual reality 'world'. That's especially the case when you dream. That could also literally be the case. Some characters came over as real and some characters were virtually real. What if in this (holodeck) world you are actually one of those virtual reality characters? Welcome to the world of virtual reality. Virtual reality is definitely one iGaming trend that will start taking over in 2018!

2. Smartwatch Gaming

Watches nowadays have a new term added to them- they are now SMART. The upcoming of the smart watch has changed the purpose of using watches vastly; those using these watches today can get updates just by a click on the screen of the watch. Gone are days when watches were mere time showing devices; they are these days better devices which are expected to have a huge growth in sales from due to us nowadays being able to play games on them. The sales of these smart watches are expected to cross a whopping 350% by the end of this year and if the experts are to be trusted, this is just the start. Smart watches will always be a popular way for people to play games nowadays and with developers working on better games constantly they will always trend due to better versions arriving all the time.

3. IGaming Start ups

Since iGaming has taken off more and more gaming startups are emerging from sports betting to casino online betting sites. Starting an online games company without huge funding can actually become difficult! But more and more iGaming startups will emerge and trend in 2018! Back in 1999 you already had up to 700 online casinos offering onIine betting opportunities however how that doesn't sound impressive this was back then, nowadays its becoming huge on the internet amongst the general public. It was also around this the time of the introduction of better software that allowed for multiplayer games with the ability for users to chat to each other like the XBOX for instance. This new technology had a huge impact on the industry & really helped create an involving & social environment to gamble.

Great trends in the iGaming industry are emerging yearly and will only become more advanced concerning technology, who would of thought that years ago children today would be able to put on a virtual reality

headset and be taken to a 3D environment to play online games. Who would of thought that we could communicate onIine like we do today? Lots are saying that in 2018 its going to be a big year for the iGaming

industry and more and more trends will emerge. Developers are nowadays learning that players want better software and better games. Playing in an online casino is becoming just as much fun as it is playing in a real one and more and more people are moving to playing all games online. Nowadays every type of game you can

think of is available online to play and it is taking over, its fun and exciting and we are all playing them.

 

I think top trends will appear more and more over the next year with more and more startups appearing and people taking to the internet! Everyone seems to enjoy playing games either on their latest iPhone or smartwatch.