This five reels and 243 ways-to-win slot game is based on the 2004 Hollywood drama/thriller called The Phantom of the Opera. This movie was based on the famous French novel called Le Fantôme de l’Opéra by Gaston Leroux. Phantom of the Opera slot game is designed and developed by Microgaming.
The story line of the game revolves around a disfigured masked man who in reality is a musical genius. This mysterious masked man, while terrorizing the opera company, is working for the benefit of his protégé whom he loves.
The five reels of this game are ensconced in a frame in the form of an opera stage. The game play depicts genuine performances of actors from the Hollywood movie. Even the background music used in this game is the original soundtrack from the movie itself.
All the symbols used in this game are characters from the movie ranging from the main protagonist to the supporting cast along with several objects related with opera houses.
The major attraction of this game is its two base game bonuses and three other bonuses as the secondary bonus rounds.
Features of Phantom of the Opera slot game
Phantom of the Opera slot game comes with a fixed jackpot of 2000 along with the other usual features which include auto play, bonus rounds, scatters, multipliers, wild symbols and stacked wild symbols. This slot does not provide any kind of gambling options.
The maximum coin limit for Phantom of the Opera is set up at thirty coins. The minimum wagering requirement for each spin starts from £0.30 and ends at £15.00.
The high paying symbols of this game include the phantom, Christine Daaé, Viscount Raoul de Chagny, Carlotta Giudicelli and Gilles André along with Richard Firmin. The other low ranking symbols include a rose, a monkey, music sheets, a cologne bottle and a pair of binoculars. The Phantom provides the biggest payout in this game in the following ways
- Landing five of these symbols anywhere on the reels awards £120.
- Landing four of these symbols anywhere on the reels awards £45.
- Landing three of these symbols anywhere on the reels awards £12.50.
The least paying symbol of this game is the pair of binoculars with the highest payout of £15 and least payout of £2.5.
- Scatter Symbol: Phantom’s mask symbol acts a scatter symbol for this game. Landing three or more of the scatter symbols anywhere on the reels activates the Bonus Selection round. Apart from activating the bonus selection round landing two or more scatter symbols also pays out in the following ways.
- Landing five of these symbols anywhere on the reels awards £1500.
- Landing four of these symbols anywhere on the reels awards £150.
- Landing three of these symbols anywhere on the reels awards £30.
- Landing two of these symbols anywhere on the reels awards £15.
- Wild Symbol: Phantom of the Opera logo is the wild symbol of this game. It can be substituted for all symbols with an exception to scatter and bonus symbols. This symbol can appear anywhere on the reels and helps in creating winning combinations. Wilds symbols can also appear in stacked formation in the base game. Landing three or more of wild symbols during the base game pays out in the following ways.
- Landing five of these symbols anywhere on the reels awards £150.
- Landing four of these symbols anywhere on the reels awards £50.
- Landing three of these symbols anywhere on the reels awards £15.
Bonus Rounds of Phantom of the Opera slot game-Microgaming online slots games
Phantom of the Opera slot game comes with two base game bonus rounds along with three secondary bonus rounds which includes:
- Letter Bonus
- Falling Chandelier Bonus
- Music of the Night Free Spins
- Masquerade Bonus
- All I Ask you Free Spins
- Letter Bonus: This bonus round gets triggered with the random appearance of a sealed envelope on the fifth reel during the base game. This bonus round pays a cash out of 20x of the bet.
- Falling Chandelier Bonus: This bonus round gets randomly activated during the base game resulting in conversion of three reels as wild thus increasing the chances to hit a win.
The three secondary bonuses gets activated when a player lands three or more scatters anywhere on the reels. On landing the requisite number of scatters, player is allowed to pick one of the three secondary bonuses which include the following.
- Music of the Night Free Spins: This bonus provides ten free spins along with a probability of all or any one of the happenings that include a multiplier of up to 4x; three wild reels, five extra spins and extra five wilds.
- Masquerade Bonus: This bonus round provides a three level pick-one-of-the-masks option paying out different cash prizes. More picks can get generated during this bonus round.
- All I Ask of You Free Spins: This bonus round provides ten free spins along with two symbols Christine Daaé and Viscount Raoul de Chagny acting as dancing wilds. While dancing these two characters come together in different positions that are horizontal, diagonal or vertical. Depending upon these positions extra wilds or multipliers are awarded.