NextGen Gaming, the Sydney-based games studio of Sweden’s NYX Gaming Group, has launched Merlin’s Magic Respins, a new slot available in Flash and HTML5.

The new launch is the sequel to Merlin’s Millions, a slot first rolled out in 2012, and features 50 win lines over five reels, with stacked wilds and an exclusive mutli-level SuperBet mechanic, which allows players betting larger amounts to access free games and higher win multipliers.

Merlin’s Magic Respins is being rolled out to clients on NYX’s Open Games Server (OGS) before a wider release later in the year. It has already gone live with a number of operators including Mr Green, Unibet and Vera&John.

NYX group commercial director David Johnson said the development of Merlin’s Magic presented an unique challenge for NextGen in that the subsidiary had to create a slot that improved on the original game, which remains one of its best-performing releases to date.

“We’re confident that players will be delighted with this latest Merlin installment, and enjoy the opportunity that the enhanced SuperBet provides - unlocking the Wild Respins feature whilst increasing the volatility and providing the opportunity to land multiple wild stacks,” Johnson added.

The deal follows last week’s roll-out of NextGen’s Foxin’ Wins slot for Gala Coral subsidiary Coral, with the game rolled out simultaneously across the operator’s online, mobile and retails channels.