Friday, 29 November 2019

NetEnt, Yggdrasil And Pragmatic Play Release Brand New Slots

Pragmatic Play, NetEnt and Yggdrasil all release new slots

NetEnt, Yggdrasil and Pragmatic Play have all announced the release of new slots.

Yggdrasil was the first developer to launch a new slot, announcing the game on Tuesday (November 26) in which the firm unveiled the first details of Avatars: Gateway Guardians. The intergalactic game, developed exclusively for LeoVegas, sees players attempt to set the Avatars free from the closed Gateway which is guarded by four powerful beings.

The game has scrapped the traditional grid layout and replaced it with orbital reels with six paylines. These reels are split into six different sections and players are tasked with creating complete symbols in each of the sections in order to create a win. The game also includes several special features multipliers, Free Spins, Scatters, and Hot Spots.

Natalya Ovchinnikova, the Product Owner of Slots, said in a statement: “Avatars: Gateway Guardians promises to take players on an interstellar adventure full of thrilling missions to complete in order to collect great rewards. With astronomical win potential and out of this world features and graphics, we’re confident the title will become a firm favourite with LeoVegas’ customers.”

Christmas Comes Early With Pragmatic Play

Meanwhile, Pragmatic Play announced a Christmas-themed video slot this week. In a post announcing the new game, Pragmatic Play revealed that new slot Sweet Bonanza Xmas uses a 6×5 layout with zero paylines. The game includes candy-inspired symbols covered in snow and is packed with special features.

Sweet Bonanza Xmas includes a Bet Multiplier; a Tumble Feature in which winning symbols disappear and new symbols fall onto the reels; and a Free Spins mode of up to 10 spins. During the Free Spins mode, landing Scatters can trigger five additional spins and Multiplier symbols can multiply your winnings by between 2x and 100x.

Melissa Summerfield, the Chief Commercial Officer at Pragmatic Play, said in a statement: “Our Christmas games have always been incredibly popular, and Sweet Bonanza Xmas is an exciting take on one of our most sought-after games. With its high volatility, and the chance of multipliers of up to 100x, we’re sure that this slot is going to be a huge hit with operators and players alike.”

Celebrate The Holidays With NetEnt

Leading provider NetEnt also released a Christmas-themed video slot this week. The game, titled Santa Vs Rudolf, uses a 5×3 layout with 20 paylines and is packed with Christmas-inspired symbols such as candy canes, snow globes, presents, letters to Santa, and Santa’s sleigh itself.

Santa Vs Rudolf also benefits from various special features including Wild symbols that substitute for other symbols to help make winning combinations, Re-Spins that feature Walking Wilds, Free Spins triggered by landing a Santa Wild and Rudolf Wild symbol, a Rudolf Free Spins mode, and a bonus Santa’s Gifts game where players are tasked with click items to claim prizes.

In a statement, Bryan Upton, the Director of Games at NetEnt, said: “Santa VS Rudolf is following on from the huge success and laughs of Jingle Spin and a merry addition to our seasonal portfolio that perfectly captures the joy and cheer of this holiday season. Santa VS Rudolf continues the humorous trend with goofy antics from our two favourite holiday heroes battling it out for seasonal supremacy. This narrative will be hard to resist even amongst the scrooges in our player base! Happy Holidays!”