Megaways Slots

Updated on: 20/07/2021

Brutal volatility, epic wins, and lots of entertainment are the hallmarks of Megaways slots, a game mechanic introduced by Australian game developer Big Time Gaming. With each reel generating between 2-8 symbols, players are given a unique and thrilling gambling experience capable of dishing up to hundreds of thousands of different ways to win and life-altering sums of money. Browse our collection of slot profiles with the Megaways mechanic below. If you’re looking for new Megaways slots, simply look at the top row, start from the leftmost corner.

Best Megaways Slots: Top 7 on Casinogrounds

From old to new, here are 7 of the best Megaways slots according to the CasinoGrounds Community and our streamers:

Common Game Features found in Megaways Slots

Like other online slots, games with Megaways come with standard features such as wild- and scatter symbols, free spins, pick & click prizes, and randomly triggered special features.

They also come with plenty more, as we'll write about below.

Cascading Symbols

Got a winning line? Cascading symbols mean every time you win, the symbols on the winning combination disappear, new ones fall into place from above.

Progressive Multipliers on Winnings

A well-known feature in Megaways slots is the progressive multipliers. In most of every cascade, you will be treated with an extra multiplier on the next win. - During free spins, you collect multipliers until the round is over, adding to the massive potential some of the megaways slots boast.

Mystery Symbols

Mystery symbols pops-up

Feature Buy

Tired of the grind? Feature buy, (or bonus buy as some like to call them) makes it possible to purchase the bonus rounds for a set amount.

Jackpots

We've still to find a megaways slot with a progressive, multi-platform jackpot. That said, we still find games that include some kind of jackpot tied to a special feature.

Game Providers with Megaways License

Popular by demand, Big Time Gaming allows other game providers to create their own, in-house slot titles with the Megaways mechanic via a licensing model.

The following studios have acquired such a license from BTG, and are creating, or in the process of developing new Megaways slots:

  1. Blueprint Gaming
  2. Fantasma Games
  3. Inspired Gaming
  4. Iron Dog Studio
  5. iSoftBet
  6. Kalamba Games
  7. NextGen Gaming
  8. Pragmatic Play
  9. Red TRiger
  10. ReelPlay
  11. Relax Gaming
  12. Shuffle Master
  13. Stakelogic
  14. Storm Gaming
  15. WMS

List of all Known Megaways Slots in Alphabetical Order

Use the sort function on this page to browse Megaways titles from A to Z.

Frequently Asked Questions about Megaways Slots

What is Megaways?

Megaways™ is a patented slot mechanic by Australian casino game developer Big Time Gaming. It changes the number of symbols per reel per spin, resulting in unique game rounds with a random amount of ways to win - from 64 to over 1 million Megaways.

What are Megaways slots?

Megaways slot is a collective term for a group of slot machines with this mechanic. They’re made by either Big Time Gaming, or by other game studios, under license from the former. They are also sometimes referred to as “high volatility” or “big bet” slots and are exclusively found online.

What does Megaways mean?

Megaways refers to the core game mechanic of the slot machine, like other games are called “cluster pays”, “win both ways”, “infinireels”. Although there are differences, they all work the same; matching an ex-amount of symbols on an ex-amount of paylines where the outcome is either win or loss.

How do Megaways slots work?

Megaways slots work by randomly picking between a set amount of symbols available per reel for each spin, then multiplying these with one another. Using the Bonanza slot as an example with the standard setup of 6 reels with 2 to 7 symbols each, we multiply 7x7x7x7x7x7 and find the max amount of Megaways available to be 117,649.

How much can you win playing Megaways Slots?

Most Megaways titles have a maximum payout of 10,000 times your stake and/or a winning cap of €250.000 / currency equivalent (whichever comes first). Due to their highly volatile nature derived from the massive amount of potential winning combinations, some even have a maximum win cap of 50,000x your stake.

How do you win on Megaways slots?

You win by matching symbols of the same kind from left to right and multiply the number of symbols on each real with one another. Depending on the type of symbol, some only require the same kind on two reels (often the highest paying symbols), but the standard is to have at least one matching symbol on the first three, leftmost reels.

What are the best Megaways slots?

With over 100 different slots utilizing the Megaways mechanic, there’s no telling which ones are the best as it’s a matter of preference for those playing them. Some people gauge it by looking at the Return to Player-percentage, while others look at the max win potential or different kinds of functions, such as infinite multipliers, bonus buy features, and more.

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