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Why play new slots?

I’m sure you’ll agree that arriving at an online casino site can be a little daunting as there are lots of slot games to choose from. Whilst the casinos normally showcase the most popular slots, the latest new slots should be considered.

Playing brand new online slots is recommended as you might discover your new favourite slot. With so many slot providers out there, the competition for players to play their new games is fierce. This leads to the slot developers, constantly trying to come up with new innovations, concepts and bonus features to attract players.

Playing New vs Old Slots

With new releases being added almost daily, playing something new has many benefits. Here are 7 reasons why should you consider playing the freshest titles compared to older slots:

Most Popular Slots New Slots
You know what you’re getting Experience something fresh + exciting
Familiar bonus features New + innovative bonus features
Standard 5×3 or 5×4 format New slot mechanics/engine (i.e. Megaways)
Reasonable max win total Huge winning potential per spin
Same old themes (i.e. ancient Egypt) New concepts/themes + richer graphics
Normally 5 reels More reels, paylines + winning possibilities
No incentives from casinos Free spins or promotions

If you take Big Time Gaming for example, they have blown the casino industry wide open with the introduction of the Megaways engine which has become extremely popular. As a result, most online casinos now have dedicated Megaways sections. Furthermore, other slot providers like NetEnt, Blueprint Gaming, Pragmatic Play and WMS have licensed Megaways. Here’s a full list of Megaways slots now available.

Rehashed Slots

Not all brand new slot games are innovative or ground-breaking. Most of them use the same mechanics and game engines are slots released in the past. What slot providers tend to do is release enhanced versions of older slots with a different theme. The new casino slots may be different in the following aspects:

  • Higher value symbols
  • New + extra bonus features
  • 3D graphics + animations
  • Mobile/tablet friendly
  • Higher RTP %
  • Bigger max win potential
  • Progressive jackpot element

Only the Best New Slot Games

As mentioned, new slots in the UK are released constantly. There are literally 100s of new slot games available every month. Whilst we’d like to cover all the latest slots, we bring you the best new slots which we considering worth playing.

We don’t write reviews on all slots from all providers. Sometimes slot providers release clones or copies of older games which we deem not worthy of reviewing. This may include new NetEnt slots which are not worth looking into.

New UK Slots

Whilst online slots are released in multiple countries around the world, the focus here at Online-Slot.co.uk is on the UK and British casino players. Whilst most new slots are released on the same date in most countries, some slot games may be available in the UK before other countries or vice-versa. Once an new slot game is on our portal, it’s available to play in the UK.

The Best Slot Providers

best slot providers

Leading on from the best new slots, we feature games from the most trusted slot providers. These include the likes of NetEnt, Big Time Gaming, Play ‘n GO, Microgaming and Playtech

We cover new releases from over 50 slot developers with a focus on the most reputable providers. These include the likes of NetEnt, Play ‘n GO, Microgaming, Playtech and Big Time Gaming. If you like games from a particular provider, there’s a dedicated section for each one. For example, if you want games from NetEnt, go to the NetEnt slots section.

The bigger slot providers release games regularly with new slots released weekly or bi-weekly. Most of them release slots on either a Tuesday or Thursday. Here’s a table highlighting what to expect from the bigger boys:

Provider New Slots per Month Normal Release Day
NetEnt 2-3 Tuesday or Thursday
Play ‘n GO 4 Thursday
Microgaming 2-6 Random
Playtech 2 Thursday
Big Time Gaming 1 Random
Yggdrasil Gaming 2 Thursday
Novomatic 2-4 Tuesday
Pragmatic Play 3-4 Thursday
Blueprint Gaming 2 Thursday
Red Tiger Gaming 3-4 Random
Quickspin 1 Random
IGT 2 Thursday

How we review new slot games

Online-Slot.co.uk has been reviewing slots since 2011 with chief editor Chris Taylor having worked in the iGaming industry since 2004. He’s worked for some of the biggest online casinos around focused on slot games for the majority of the time.

Knowing exactly how the engines and mathematics behind the online slots work, the aim of the slot reviews are to be informative, accurate and unbiased. This will help you make a better and informed decision as to whether you want to play the slot or not. Here’s how new slots are reviewed:

  • Details & Wager Limits: reels, paylines, stakes range, variance, RTP %, max win potential
  • Theme/Visuals: look and feel, graphics, animations, soundtrack, symbols, mobile/tablet friendly
  • Bonus Features: free spins, wild symbols, mechanics/engine
  • Summary: analysis, overall experience, comparison vs similar slots, verdict

New Free Slots

new free slots

At Online-Slot.co.uk, you can play new slots for free. As well as providing detailed reviews, there’s the ability to try slots for fun before you go on to play for real money at an online casino.

The new free slot games allow you to see if you like the slot, how the gameplay works and what bonus features it comes with. You may discover a brand new bonus feature or a theme that is to your liking.

For example, providers release branded slots based on television shows or blockbusters films. If you’re a fan of the Street Fighter II arcade game, you’ll be pleased to know NetEnt released the official Street Fighter II slot in May 2020.

Age verification in the UK

As part of the regulations brought in by the UK Gambling Commission, all UK players need to verify their age in order to gamble online and play slots for free. This includes on portals like Online-Slot.co.uk.

These procedures prevent underage gambling. We’ve teamed up with VeriMe who are part of Telecom2 and one of the UK’s leading business-to-business telecommunications providers. Online-Slot.co.uk was the first UK site to implement age verification.

If you’re from the UK and go to a slot review, you will see a popup over the free to play version. Follow these simple steps to verify your age:

  1. Enter your UK mobile telephone number
  2. You’ll get a text message
  3. Reply to the text message with the word ‘verify’
  4. The slot demo version will work within a few seconds

The process is free and takes as long as you take to look at the smartphone and reply. If you come across the verification popup again, enter your mobile number and you’ll be allowed to play the slot for free right away.

New Mobile Slots

All new online slots are mobile friendly meaning they can be played on mobile and tablet devices. With most of conducting most of our daily activities on handheld devices, the slot providers focus on a mobile first experience.

Whilst slot games look better on laptops or PCs due to bigger screen sizes, advances in technology meaning the graphics and animations look just as good on iOS and Android powered devices. In fact, we’ve not come across a new slot game that wasn’t available to play on mobiles or tablets in quite some time. This is why there are new slot games for iPad, iPhones and Android devices.

With mobile slots being so important, many online casino sites have dedicated iOS and Android apps which customers can download to experience the casino in all its glory. Functionality and features are pretty much the same on apps and mobile casinos that they are on desktop versions.

Online-Slot.co.uk is also optimised to enjoy on mobile devices meaning that new UK mobile slots are available to play right here for free first.

Exclusive Slot Releases

Another thing to consider is the release of exclusive online slots. Many providers, like iSoftBet and Yggdrasil Gaming, tend to release their upcoming slots exclusively early at a chosen online casino.

This gives the slot providers a chance to test their new slot games before they go on general release. We have a good relationship with all slot providers listed here at Online-Slot.co.uk so we know exactly when new releases are available here in the UK.

Other casino sites in the UK also have new online slots made exclusively for them. LeoVegas Casino has their very own LeoVegas Megaways slot (from Blueprint Gaming) whilst Mr Green Casino has Vegas Adventures and Lucky Mr Green from Pragmatic Play.

New Slots Conclusion

With over 100 new slot games released every month, it’s hard to keep up sometimes. Whilst this is a slots player’s dream, you can easily lose track of the latest games quite quickly.

When a new game is available, it will be added to this section for you to read about and play. They are slot providers’ games we don’t cover. Once they become significant or produce slots worthy of playing, we will review them and add them here at Online-Slot.co.uk. You should also check out the most popular slots section which displays the best online slots available.

New Slots FAQs

Where can I find the latest online slots?

You can find brand new slots here at Online-Slot.co.uk. We cover new releases from over 50 slot providers including NetEnt, Play ‘n GO, Microgaming and Playtech. With new slots being released almost daily, head to list of new slots in the UK.

Are new slots better than older slots?

The answer is both yes and no. Slot providers are always looking to create new slots that will attract players. This leads to innovation and more complex gameplay and mechanics being used to take these new arrivals to the next level. Slot providers like Play ‘n GO, NetEnt and Big Time Gaming try to push boundaries and come up with something new. Check out our Why Play New Slots? section for more details.

How do I choose a new slot?

Choosing a new slot can be as simple or as complicated as you like. You first need to identify what you like in an online slot game. If you like slots from NetEnt for example, you’ll be happy to know they release new games each month. Go to the best slot providers section where you can find out when the big boys release new games.

Can I play new slots for free?

At Online-Slot.co.uk, we provide a detailed review of the new releases as well as the ability to play for free. This gives you the chance to try out the game before going on to play for real money. Check out the new slots to play free which is updated regularly.

Can I play new slots on mobile?

Yes. All new slot games nowadays are optimised so they are available on mobile, tablet and desktop devices meaning they can be played on iOS, Android and Windows devices. Most slot providers (the ones who make the slots) have a mobile-first approach.