We all know that slot games are constantly being released throughout the year, but what exactly can we look forward to playing once 2019 rolls around?
It’s not far away now, and you can bet that all the biggest developers and then some, will be working on tantalising slots to entertain us with for the upcoming new year.
So, let’s take a look at what some of the releases will be called and, if possible, what features they will contain, too.
Turn Your Fortune by Netent
You can’t make a list of slot games to look forward to without mentioning at least one from Netent. That’s where Turn Your Fortune from the developer comes into play, which is expected to be released in January 2019. This one operates as a five-reel slot game, and it has 40 pay lines across these reels. Of course, it features Netent’s trademark brand of supremely high-quality graphics that we’ve all come to expect.
Gamers get the chance to place bets of up to £200 per spin, but it’s the slot’s special features which make it all the more intriguing. There’s a wild symbol on the reels, first of all. This is the icon of the butterfly. As a wild, it will stand in for any other icon in order to form a winning combination. Spinning two peacock icons into view will trigger the re-spins of the game. And if you spin three of those same icons into view, the freespins round begins, with up to 13 being available to win.
Additionally, Turn Your Fortune has its own Fortune Wins feature. This requires you to collect symbols and ascend a ladder as you do. Fortune Wins are active during the main game, freespins and re-spins. You’ll need to fill up between five and 20 spaces on the ladder to ascend a step. If you proceed through all five levels of the ladder, you could receive rewards of up to 2,000 times your in-play stake. Once again, Netent is bringing the excitement to the reels with this one.
Frozen Queen by Tom Horn Gaming
Clearly, the Disney film Frozen has had an effect on some game developers. That can definitely be said when it comes to Frozen Queen by Tom Horn Gaming, which is also expected to be released in January next year. It tells the tale of a queen of the polar land, with the reels featuring symbols of animals from such locations. Therefore, you’ll see a polar bear, snow owl, white tiger and more showing up on the reels.
It’s got 81 ways to win across its four-reel, three-row layout, which is active during most base game spins. However, this will expand to five reels and 243 ways to win when you trigger the slot’s freespins round. Sticky wild reels are also present in the game, as are scatter wilds and, of course, the previously mentioned freespins feature. Anyone playing this slot can win up to £115,200.
The game’s feature icon is present in the form of a magic crystal, which operates as a wild symbol and a scatter at the same time. This means that it will substitute for any other symbol on the reels, while if two of them appear at once, the freespins round begins. The four existing reels remain in play, while the fifth sticky wild reel is always active throughout. This takes on the image of the Frozen Queen herself. We’re certain that this Tom Horn Gaming slot will make a thoroughly entertaining game upon its release.
Immortal Guild by Push Gaming
Push Gaming may not be as huge as developers like Netent or Microgaming, but it’s our opinion that the brand should be. Immortal Guild, which is set for an April 2019 release, has the potential to send the developer skyrocketing to the top, though.
The game features five reels and four rows, and it basically introduces slot gamers to the world of MMO video games. It contains 1024 different ways to win, whilst boasting stellar graphics and entertaining gameplay. Players will be able to place bets of up to £100 per spin, and spinning the reels also gives you the opportunity to trigger one or two bonus features.
There’s an icon of an immortal stone, which is the scatter addition. You collect the scatter symbols, and once you have three, the freespins round begins. The game also contains collapsing reels, which takes standard symbols of high value that appear on top of one another and collapses them into a single icon. A wild symbol also makes an appearance during Immortal Guild’s freespins round.
Divine Dreams by Quickspin
Not one to be left out of the fold, Quickspin is also aiming to make 2019 a great year, starting with the release of Divine Dreams in January. The theme of the game centres around the spirits of wild animals, appearing in stone form. High-quality graphics are clearly visible throughout and players of this one have the opportunity to win up to 7,000 times their stake.
The layout exists as five reels and three rows, while 243 ways to win are also included in it. A bonus reel also comes into play, featuring multipliers of up to times 10, wilds with random multiplier amounts and super re-spins. Again, maximum bets of £100 per spin can be brought into play and it has an RTP rate of 96.51%.
The bonus reel that was mentioned only comes into effect if you form a winning combination on the main reel set. Alongside this feature though, there is also a freespins round in Divine Dreams. You’ll receive between eight and 20 of these, with an enhanced sixth reel also being active throughout. Additionally, the slot has its own wild symbol, which can appear in both the main game as part of the bonus reel, or freely in freespins.