You have probably guessed that the slot The Phantom of the Opera is based on the novel of the same title written by French writer Gaston Leroux.
Since the beginning of 1900s when it was first published in the French daily newspaper Le Gaulois in instalments and its first volume form in 1910, the novel partly inspired by historical events at the Paris Opera has been adapted into various plays, musicals and movies.
So far, there have been several slot releases inspired by this story and one of them is the latest one launched by NetEnt. The NetEnt video slot conveys the spooky atmosphere of the original story with its stunning visuals and sounds.
The Phantom of Opera slot is developed by the Swedish software provider NetEnt. Since their beginnings in 1996, NetEnt has become one of the leading companies in the online gaming industry.
Thanks to cutting-edge technology, their casino games perform both on desktop and portable devices. In addition to a full range of virtual casino games, NetEnt also offers live dealer tables which provide players with an immersive gaming experience. When it comes to slot machines, they boast impressive artstyle and sound effects whereas their innovative bonus features boost players’ winning chances and add more excitement to the gameplay.
How To Play It
The Phantom of Opera will provide you with a cinematic gaming experience from the moment you enter it. With a 3D introductory video, the slot takes you to the theatre where the story takes place.
The slot uses 5 reels, 4 rows and 40 paylines and you can wager between $0.20 and £200 per spin. In terms of symbols, the game combines the icons portrayed as Phantom and Christine as well as ruby rings, yellow roses, hand mirrors and daggers. Other symbols include classic playing card suits, hearts, clubs, spades and diamonds, which pay low value symbols.
The slot pays both ways and you need to land at least three matching symbols in succession on a paying line to win a prize. All standard NetEnt controls and features are available allowing you to play the game without any hassle. You can spins the reels manually or activate up to 1,000 consecutive spins at a preferred bet level, its up to you.
The slot is home to a set of special symbols which stand for Wilds, share the same awards and can create winning combinations with each other. They include the Mask, Stacked Mask, Masked Phantom, Stacked Phantom and Stacked Christine. The Stacked Phantom, Christine and Stacked Mask also stand for Bonus symbols when they appear in stacks on the reels 1, 3 and 5. The chandelier is Scatter which also lands exclusively on the reels 1, 3 and 5.
The Stacked Phantom symbol appears only on the reel 1 while Stacked Christine symbols only land on the reel 5. When they cover the first and last reel completely, the 2-stage Bonus game is unlocked.
The Pick and Click feature offers 8 roses in the stage 1 during which you can reveal cash prizes and blocker symbols. When a blocker symbol is revealed, you move to the stage 2 during which you have to choose from 3 mirrors hiding multipliers going up to 3x. The picked multiplier will be applied to your cash awards from the stage 1. You can win up to 7,200 coins during the Bonus game.
The Masked Phantom Re-spin feature is triggered when the Stacked Phantom symbol covers the reel 1 entirely and the Stacked Mask symbol covers the reel 5. The triggering symbols transform into Wilds and remain at their position during a re-spin. Land 3 Scatters on the reels 1, 3 and 5 simultaneously and you will unlock the free spins feature during which the chandelier hangs above the reels with ropes connecting it to them. Landing the Masked Phantom symbol on a reel cuts the respective rope and when all ropes are cut the feature ends. This symbol also acts as Wild during free games and triggers the Masked Phantom Re-spin feature.
The maximum payout you can win per winning combination created along one paying line stands at 200 coins. Don’t let this amount discourage you as you can form multiple winning combinations at once thanks to rewarding bonus features including sticky stacked Wilds and re-spins as well as the Pick and Click feature during which you can win up to 36x your total stake.
The intriguing yet charming love story between beautiful Christine and Phantom with deformed face will steal your heart, but it does not have to steal your money if you act responsibly. Look out for special symbols as they will enhance your chances of winning by triggering the innovative bonus features and create winning combinations left to right and vice versa to win up to 160,000 coins in a single spin.