NetEnt Slot Starburst Gets a New Look with Innovative Slingo Mechanics
One of the most popular slot games among South African players at NetEnt-powered online casinos is Starburst. Now this iconic video slot has been given a new look thanks to a deal struck between NetEnt and the igaming content developer, Gaming Realms.
Under the terms of the partnership, NetEnt granted Gaming Realms licensing rights on Starburst. The game will be combined with Gaming Realms’ innovative Slingo mechanics.
The result? The launch of Slingo Starburst sometime this year.
The chief financial officer of Gaming Realms, Mark Segal said that his was company was “thrilled” to have secured the licensing rights to NetEnt brands, adding that their slot games had dominated the gaming industry for years.
“The combination of Slingo and Starburst will create a new game of significant global stature bringing together the best features of both, making this collaboration very exciting for fans,” he said.
The chief commercial officer for NetEnt, Andy Whitworth said that widening the outreach of the group’s portfolio and building brand awareness in new markets is a vital part of NetEnt’s strategy.
“Gaming Realms has an extraordinary reach among Slingo fans, especially in the US,” he said. “We are certain that great games will come out from combining Gaming Realms’ expertise, the Slingo grid mechanic and our renowned IP.”
Since Starburst was launched in 2012, it has become an industry-favourite. The medium-volatility slot is simple to play, with relatively straight-forward betting options and a fixed jackpot of 2,500 coins. Over the years, online video slots have become more sophisticated than the graphics that you’ll find on Starburst. But this game is constantly chosen as one of the most popular among all players from around the world. Some of the key features of Starburst slot include:
- The Starburst Wild Feature: An expanding wild that takes over the three middle reels and stays in place for up to 3 spins.
- The game pays on symbols from left to right and right to left.
- Bright, brilliant game themed on gems such as rubies, sapphires and others.