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Released on 30th March 2020, Majestic Megaways is iSoftBet’s second foray into the Megaways market. After a successful and innovative debut with the fantastic Aztec Gold Megaways, iSoftBet have gone a little more traditional with an African Savanna themed effort this time out.
This slot has the classic Megaways set-up with 6 reels, each holding up to 7 symbols spin for a maximum number of 117,649 ways to win. It also has the classic horizontal 4 symbol reel (known here as the ‘tracker reel’) which sits above vertical reels 2-5 and contributes to their symbol count. Majestic Megaways also operates a cascading symbols mechanic with reaction wins. For anyone still unfamiliar with this typical Megaways reel mechanic, you can find an explanation in the Special Features section.
Majestic Megaways has a huge potential payout of 20,000x the bet size which can be won via the game’s bonus free spins round. The bonus round operates the same cascading symbols with reaction wins mechanic but also benefits from an unlimited win multiplier.
This highly volatile slot comes with an RTP of 96.11% and can be played from €0.20 to €20 a spin.
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Design & Symbols
Majestic Megaways shares similarities with a whole host of other African Plains themed slots with its burnt orange skies, birds flying overhead, and a smattering of acacia and baobab trees in the background. Nevertheless, this is a rather beautiful slot to look at. The mix of warm colours which make up the sky are wonderfully detailed with some subtle, graceful animations.
The gameboard has a fine gold frame with roaring golden lion heads protruding from the top edges of the reel set, one roaring west and the other to the east. The background music accompanying play could have come straight out of the soundtrack from The Lion King.
Low value symbols are the playing card values 9-A. High value symbols are buffalos, rhinos, elephants, and lions. The lion is the highest paying symbol, awarding 50x the bet size for 6 adjacent symbols. The wild, which only appears on the top tracker reel, shows an acacia tree in front of the setting sun. The scatter symbol is a blue diamond. There is also a mystery symbol which appears as a bright full moon.
- Cascading Symbols with Reaction Wins
- Mystery Symbol
- Free Spins with Unlimited Win Multipliers
- Majestic Bet
Cascading Symbols with Reaction Wins
When a win lands, the symbols making up the win disappear and new symbols cascade into their place. A new win created by the cascade repeats the cycle which continues to repeat until no new win is created. These are known as ‘reaction wins’. Cascading symbols appear in both the base and bonus game.
The Mystery Symbol often land in abundance across the reels and transform into a random regular symbol at the completion of the spin thus creating more opportunities for a winning spin.
Free Spins with Unlimited Win Multipliers
4 bonus symbols in one spin trigger the free spins bonus round awards 12 free spins. Any further bonus symbols landed add 5 free spins each to the total number of spins up to a maximum of 27. The cascading with reaction wins also play out during the bonus round only this time with each win a win multiplier is added.
The multiplier doesn’t reset when the cascading win streak ends. Each subsequent win adds to the win multiplier until the free spins are complete. During the free spins round the diamond scatter symbols only appear on the tracker reel. 3 or 4 scatters landing during free spins adds an additional 5 or 10 free spins, respectively.
The Majestic Bet (buy a bonus) button is located to the left of the gameboard. For an upfront cost of 75x your chosen bet size you can buy straight into the bonus round. The Majestic Bet comes with a slightly increased RTP of 96.97%
Our Thoughts on Majestic Megaways
There is nothing bad to be said about Majestic Megaways; it is a thoroughly enjoyable Megaways experience. It looks good, it plays smoothly, there is huge potential with that 20,000x max win, and it also comes with a buy a bonus option for the true variance lovers among you.
That being said, there is also nothing spectacular about Majestic Megaways as it’s a slot we have seen many times before repackaged. I can understand iSoftBet’s approach here though as this slot already has a great following just the way it is, and for those who want something a little different, they already have a great alternative in Aztec Gold Megaways.
Yes, its more of the same, but still a great game, nonetheless.