The Phantom of the Opera is coming to the world of online slots, as world-famous software provider Microgaming has obtained the licence to produce the unique game.
Expected to arrive later this year, the slot is based on 2004 movie starring Gerard Butler. The movie itself was an adaptation of the acclaimed Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical and proved to be a huge Box Office success, earning more than $150 million.
More than thirty years after its premiere, the 1986 musical has become a cult classic. It is the longest running show in Broadway history, as well as the highest earning show in history, grossing more than $6 billion.
About The Phantom of the Opera Slot
The video slot will feature the movie’s main characters and unforgettable musical numbers sang by the actors themselves, as well as original film material, behind the scenes footage and much more.
The players will have the chance to meet the elusive Phantom, hiding and lurking in his subterranean lair beneath the Opera House, and Christine, whose beauty captures the heart of the Phantom. Everything is set for an adventure of epic scale and generous payouts, with thrilling twist and mesmerising soundtrack.
Microgaming Game Publisher, David Reynolds emphasised the enormous success of the Phantom of the Opera and its iconic status. He promised a title worthy of its name, with lots of main game features and action-packed free spins.
He also stated this was a new genre for Isle of Man-based developer and quite a challenge, with a great amount of know-how invested in its completion. Reynolds announced the game is to be expected in the second part of the year.
Microgaming is one of the leaders in the online gaming industry, claiming to have released the first genuine online casino back in 1994. Since then, the company has launched more than 850 unique casino games with over 1200 variants. Their portfolio consists of both licensed and proprietary content for which the company received the industry's most prestigious awards.