Hard on the heels of last week’s launch of its Arcane Reel Chaos video slot and online casino games and software developer, NetEnt AB, has now announced the debut of its five-reel and 243-ways-to-win Narcos title.
The Stockholm-headquartered innovator used an official press release to detail that its latest video slot is branded around the Netflix television series of the same name and is being released via a partnership with French studio, Gaumont Film Company.
NetEnt stated that its new game is set in the 1980s and ‘recreates the dark story of El Patron,’ which is a fictional character loosely based on former real-life Colombian drug lord, Pablo Escobar, as he battles to establish his Medellin Cartel as the leading exporter of illegal narcotics to the United States.
The developer explained that its latest video slot also comes complete with a spins feature that offers aficionados the chance to transform one or more high-value symbols into lucrative wilds. It declared that this same outcome awaits players that manage to trigger the title’s random Drive-By feature while ‘either multipliers, upgrades or big coin wins’ await those who can collect a trio of Locked Up icons on the same row.
Bryan Upton, Games Director for NetEnt, used the press release to reveal that Narcos’ main game moreover features innovative Walking Wild symbols that remain on the reels to increase a player’s chance at winning by shifting one space to the left with every spin.
“Since we first announced the deal with Gaumont [Film Company] to bring Narcos to the reels, the anticipation among players and our operator partners has been huge. We are confident that the game will more than live up to its lofty expectations and add an exciting new option to our unbeatable branded catalogue.”