NetEnt’s Universal Monsters Slot Revealed: Phantom of the Opera
Published on by Adam
From the moment we clapped eyes on the upcoming Roadmap for NetEnt, we were intrigued. With a slot launch date given for the 24th July, and only ‘Universal Monsters TM Title’ listed where a game name usually sits, NetEnt were keen to keep this particular slot under wraps from the get go. But the wait is finally over, as we can exclusively reveal that the next NetEnt game for Q3 will be… (drum roll please)… Phantom of the Opera.
What Will NetEnt’s Latest Slot Be?
In this last quarter we’ve been spoilt for choice with NetEnt’s offerings. Following hot on the heels of standalone titles such as Copy Cats and Scruffy Duck, as well a further addition to the Fairytale Legends series- Hansel & Gretel, NetEnt’s Phantom of the Opera slot has it’s work cut out.
Who, or What, are Universal Monsters?
For those unfamiliar with them, the Universal Monsters movies were a creation of the early 20th century. Used to describe Universal films created between 1920 and 1950 which adopted the horror, suspense and science fiction genres, the Universal Monsters titles consisted of films such as The Hunchback of Notre Dame, The Wolf Man and The Mummy. Along with The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Phantom of the Opera was one of the very first Universal Monsters films- both silent films.
NetEnt’s Phantom of the Opera: Launch Date 24th July 2017
The launch of Butterfly Staxx is now just 2 weeks away and this, in addition to the arrival of reams of information on NetEt’s Phantom of the Opera new slot that have just arrived, have us wishing the weeks away. Phantom of the Opera slot will go live on the 24th July 2017 across NetEnt casinos but, in the meantime, read on to find out what you can expect from this hot new monster slot:
NetEnt’s Phantom of the Opera Slot Design
The clue is in the title here and, if you’re fortunate enough to have ever caught the Operatic musical reincarnation, that too. A theatre backdrop gives rise to masked phantoms, Chandelier Scatter symbols and a Pick and Click game featuring mirrors and red roses. This, in conjunction with a haunting soundtrack, makes Phantom of the Opera one slot to watch.
Phantom of the Opera Features
Here’s what you can expect from NetEnt’s latest new slot:
- 5 reel, 4 row layout, with 40 fixed betting lines
- Wild Substitutions
- Scatter Symbols
- 3 Bonus Symbols
- In-Play Free Spins
- A Pick and Click Bonus Game
- Sticky Wild/Masked Phantom Re-Spins
- An RTP of 96.57%
Could Phantom of the Opera Slot be the Best New Slot for 2017?
With the original novel being written by Gaston Leroux in 1909, the silent film following in 1925, a hit musical in 1986 and further movie in 2004, it’s clear that the story behind the Phantom of the Opera is one that stands the test of time. It’s hardly surprising then, that the story has been adapted for the online casino market in 2017!