The Dark Knight Slot RTP and Review (Playtech)
ALL ABOUT DARK KNIGHT SLOT
The original Dark Knight movie was first turned into a slot game by Microgaming, but now Playtech have taken over the license and bring us this awesome 50 payline game, packed with characters from the film, exciting features, and the chance to bag some top payouts.
The exciting part about many of the games in the DC Comic series is that they utilize great storylines and out of this world characters to bring the reels and the surroundings to life. In the Dark Knight you have the gothic backdrop of Gotham City, the madness of Two Face and the Joker, and both sides of Batman. There’s a lot to feast your eyes on!
And with such a big license, Playtech have really gone to town here. As well as pays both ways technologies, there are no less than three free spins features, 2 re-spins features, and the usual four progressive jackpots to play for.
Let’s find out more …
Key Facts About Dark Knight Slot
- Dark Knight Slot from Playtech is a 6 reel and 50 payline slot.
- The variance is medium-high so it can take some time to unlock the bigger payouts, but there are plenty of features along the way to keep you entertained. The RTP is 95.96%.
- The look and feel of the game is really impressive, with a backdrop of Gotham city behind the reels and the full Dark Knight Logo at the top of the screen.
- The low value symbols are the cards – just Ace, King and Queen.
- The high value symbols are four characters from the movie – Two-Face, Jim Gordon, Rachel Dawes and Bruce Wayne – and The Joker (35x for 6 in a payline) and Batman (75x for 5 in a payline). Both Joker and Batman can appear stacked on a reel.
- Look out as well for the bat – which is the wild symbol. This can appear on reels 2 through to 5 and substitutes for any other except the bonus.
- The Dark Knight can be played from 20p to £15 per spin.
The Dark Knight Base Game Re-Spins Features
Batman Re-Spins Feature
This is triggered by Batman landing stacked on reel 1. Firstly, all Batman symbols and wild bat symbols lock on the reels. Then a coin is tossed. If it land with Batman then you get a re-spin and any more Batmans or wild bats lock for a second time for a further coin toss. This continues until you land the Joker side of the coin when the feature ends.
The maximum re-spins here is 7.
The Joker Re-Spins Feature
This is triggered by The Joker symbol landing stacked on reel 6. Here, all instances of The Joker symbol, and any wilds, lock on the reels. A coin is tossed – if it lands on The Joker side you get a re-spin. Any more Jokers or wilds then lock again for another coin toss. This continues until you land the Batman side of the coin when the feature ends.
NOTE: If you land both the Joker stacked on reel 6 AND Batman stacked on reel 1, then a coin toss decides whose feature prevails.
The Dark Knight Slot Free Spins Features
The Dark Knight Free Games Feature
Land the Batman Bonus symbol anywhere on reels 2 and 3 and you will receive 7 free spins. Here, all Batman symbols are transformed into wilds and lock into place on the reels.
Agent of Chaos Free Games Feature
Look out for The Joker Bonus symbol appearing on reels 4 and 5 simultaneously. This sets off a further 7 free spins in which The Joker symbol gets a super-sizing to give you more win opportunities.
Gotham City Free Games Feature
To get the Gotham Free Games you must land BOTH Batman on reels 2 and 3 AND Joker on reels 4 and 5. Now you get 7 spins with Batman transforming into a wild and locking in place AND joker coming in super-sized format. Where the Batman and Joker symbols interlock the giant Joker becomes a giant WILD creating massive win opportunities!
DC Comic Progressive Jackpots
Finally, as part of the DC Comic network of Playtech slots, The Dark Knight also gives access to the four Progressive Jackpots. You enter the jackpot game at random and must choose from 20 jackpot icons. Each will reveal 1 of 4 colored symbols – the Mini, Minor, Major or Grand (which has a minimum payout of £1 million).
THE SLOT BUZZ VERDICT
This is a first-class re-working of the DC Comic slot and it’s clearly in the right hands with Playtech. The visuals and atmosphere are superb and the gameplay is slick and engaging. There are lots of features to get your teeth into but the fun really starts if you can unlock one of those three Free Spins rounds. Aim to land those bonus symbols and you could be looking at some really tasty payouts.