Buffalo King Megaways Slot Review

Buffalo King Megaways Slot Review

Ever since Big Time Gaming released its ‘Megaways’ mechanic and started parceling out rights to all those eager to incorporate the mechanic when designing slot machines, various software developers quickly joined the line in accessing the mechanic. One such software developer is Pragmatic Play.

Pragmatic Play in recent times has managed to revamp and beef up most of its slots incorporating the Megaways mechanic. One of the revamped slots is the highly popular Buffalo King which was beefed up to become Buffalo King Megaways.

Buffalo King Megaways is pretty much similar to the original game in that it comes with the same game theme, the North American nature theme. The major differentiating factor between the two is that Buffalo King Megaways owing to the Megaways mechanic now comes with six reels and a massive 200,704 ways to win! The incorporation of the Megaways mechanic has also helped increase the game’s RTP to 96.52%.

Wagering Information

When it comes to the betting options, players ought to know that this online slot machine accommodates all types of players. Whether one is a low roller, mid-range player or a high roller, players can all enjoy the game. This necessitated by the wide range of betting options supported which range from 0.20 coins per spin up to a high of 125.00 coins per spin.

Buffalo King Megaways Slot Symbols

The reel symbols which players get to encounter during their gaming session include:

Wild: The huge boulder icon inscribed WILD does act as this slot’s substituting symbol.
Scatter: An icon inscribed BONUS does act as this game’s scatter symbol.

The slot’s standard symbols include a rhino, a bird, a lion, a bear, an antelope, and some royal symbols.

Buffalo King Megaways Slot Features

Tumble Feature

The Tumble Feature entails that after every winning combination, the symbols involved in the winning combination disappear from their reel positions once pays are awarded. Afterwards, the vacant positions are filled by new symbols tumbling down from upward positions.

Once all positions are filled, new winning combinations are evaluated and if there are any win lines spotted, pays are awarded and the cycle continues. This cycle continues for as long as new winning combinations keep popping up.

Free Spins Feature

This feature activates once the player lands four scatter icons on the reels at the same time. 4, 5 or 6 triggering symbols award 12, 17 or 22 free spins respectively.

During this feature, all wilds that appear on the reels come attached to random multipliers ranging from 2x, 3x or 5x. The multipliers come into effect once the wild/s is part of a winning combination.

In case of tumble/consecutive wins, the multiplier will progress with each consecutive spin. 5 extra free spins are awarded once the player lands three additional scatters during the round.

Ante Bet

With the Ante Bet, the player has the option to select the bet multiplier of his choice. Depending on the selected bet, the game behaves differently. Two possible options here are:

Bet Multiplier 20X: Normal Play
Bet Multiplier 25X: The chance to trigger the free spins round is doubled as scatters appear more frequently on the reels.

Buy Free Spins

Players can trigger the Free Spins Feature manually at any time by buying the feature for 100x current total bet. When players buy the feature, the number of awarded free spins is random ranging from 10, 17 or 22 free spins.

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Buffalo King Megaways comes as a high volatility game. For the players, this is great as it means that all winning combinations landed will return excellent rewards. However, a thing to note is that winning combinations in high volatility slot game do not appear frequently.

The standard theoretical return to player percentage of this slot stands at 96.52% dropping to 96.49% with Ante Bet and 96.50% with ‘Buy Free Spins’ option enabled.

Key Highlights of the Game

Software Developer Pragmatic Play
Slot Type Video slot
Game RTP 96.52%
Reels (Paylines) 6 (200,704)
Game Theme North American nature
Free Spins Yes
Multiplier Yes
Jackpot/Progressive No
Volatility High
Layout 6X7

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