Casino software developer Microgaming has announced plans to unveil a new Game of Thrones branded online slot later this year.

Game of Thrones Power Stacks will see Microgaming build on its branded relationship with HBO that was penned six years ago upon the launch of the developers first Game of Thrones branded slot game in 2014.

The new release, which is being developed by Slingshot Studios, is set to feature some of the leading characters and personalities from the Game of Thrones universe that are ready to lead players on a new pursuit for rewards through the world of Westeros. 

Jean-Luc Ferriere, chief commercial officer at Microgaming, comments:“The Game of Thrones brand has garnered a devoted following among viewers, along with incredible media attention. We are excited to extend our partnership with HBO to supply a new Game of Thrones online slot that honours and builds on the brand’s immense popularity. 

“In the spirit of the show, we will be working hard to deliver a quality, feature-rich slot game so that players can enjoy an authentic Game of Thrones themed gaming experience.”

Having taken global mainstream audiences by storm, Game of Thrones is one of the most popular entertainment brands in the world with the TV series netting hundreds of award nominations and wins, including 160 Primetime Emmy Award nominations with 59 wins, and seven Golden Globe Award nominations with one win, throughout its eight season run

The eighth season of the show reached phenomenal status, with the season finale being watched by 19.3 million viewers across all HBO platforms. The series has given rise to a number of officially licensed products, including the original slot game by Microgaming which is available in both 243 ways and 15 lines.