Aristocrat Gaming’s new Dune Class III slot game is an industry first, according to the company, in that the slot game’s release to casinos was synced to the October 22 U.S. theatrical release of the motion picture Dune, which is the first of a two-part film based on Frank Herbert’s 1965 science fiction novel set in the far future on an inhospitable desert planet.
Dune the slot game features sights and sounds directly from the film, with themed game play unique to the game. Also unique to Dune the slot game are new mechanics such as full-reel multiplier stacks and frequent scatter-triggered features—such as free spins on three sets of reels, an expanding reel feature in which the reels rise to eight rows high with cash-on-reels symbols (the “Sandworm Feature”), and a unique Hold & Spin feature (the “Duncan Feature”).
Dune is featured on Aristocrat’s new Neptune Double cabinet, its stacked, curved 49-inch 4K monitors perfect to provide an immersive, theatrical visual experience, along with state-of-the-art sound, and a custom-designed, adjustable sound chair.
The primary game is in a “Reel Power” ways-to-win format on a four-by-five reel array, which yields a possible 1,024 ways to win on each spin. The game features a multi-site progressive jackpot that resets at $500,000, and a secondary near-area progressive resetting at $1,000.
Manufacturer: Aristocrat Gaming
Platform: Neptune Double
Format: Five-reel, 1,024-ways-to-win video slot
Denomination: .01, .02, .05, .10
Max Bet: 880, 720, 640, 400
Top Award: Progressive; $500,000 reset
Hit Frequency: Approximately 30%
Theoretical Hold: 6.01%-12.16%