NetEnt has launched the Phantom’s Curse slot based on the Phantom of the Opera. How does Netent’s slot compare to Microgaming’s Phantom of the Opera?
Microgaming’s Phantom of the Opera slot is a brilliant take on the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical movie. On top of its many movie references, the slot offers plenty of fun features.
NetEnt has also released a new Phantom of the Opera slot which is called The Phantom’s Curse. Its latest slot has amazing gameplay features and graphics. But how do these two Phantom of the Opera slots compare with each other?
The Phantom’s Curse Doubles and Triples Prize
NetEnt’s slot has 5×3 reels and 40 pay lines. All pay lines on the slot are automatically open and players can match symbols from both sides.
There are two notable features in the game that are triggered by stacked symbols on both the first and fifth reel. The triggering symbols include the Phantom symbol on the first reel as well as the Christine and Mask symbol on the fifth reel.
The Phantom and Mask symbol triggers the Masked Phantom Re-spin. This feature turns the two triggering symbols into Sticky Wilds and gives the player a free spin. The other feature is the Pick and Click mode that is triggered by the Phantom and Christine symbols.
This mode has two stages. The first stage allows players to pick eight roses to reveal cash prizes until they choose one that has an X in it. On the second stage, players pick one of three mirrors. The mirrors reveal 1x, 2x, or 3x multiplier for the cash prize that the player won in the first stage.
The Phantom of the Opera Slot Boasts 243 Pay Lines
The Phantom of the Opera slot from Microgaming has 5×3 reels and 243 pay lines. This slot directly references the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical movie and has picture stills, video clips, and soundtracks from the award-winning movie.
There are many features in Microgaming’s slot. About two of these can happen in the normal part of the game.
One of the random features is the Chandelier Bonus. Up to three reels are filled with Wild symbols if a Chandelier drops in front of the reels at any time. The other random feature is the Letter Bonus where a Letter symbol appears on the fifth reel. The symbol can award players with a cash prize that is up to 20 times their total bet.
Scatter mode of the Phantom of the Opera slot has three modes. The fan favorite of which is the ‘All I Ask of You Free Spins’ mode which plays the musical track of the same name. This mode has a Christine and Raoul Wild symbols that move around the reels. If the symbols are adjacent to each other, they can turn one or two entire reels into Wild ones as well as turn into a 2×2 Wild symbol. The symbols can also create a Wild symbol with a 3x multiplier if the Christine and Raoul Wilds move into the same space.