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Volatile Slot Theme/Symbols
The sound and visuals in Volatile Slot are simple but very nicely done. There’s an almost prehistoric feel to the imagery. Flanked by tropical foliage and backed by an island volcano, you’ll see lower value royals spinning around the reels alongside a tribal drum, a campfire and a shrine.
The woman is the most lucrative symbol. Land 5 of her on 1 of the game’s 10 paylines and you’ll receive an award equal to 40 times your total stake. You only need to land 2 matching symbols made up of the non-playing card symbols to create a winner.
Exploding Wilds feature
Much of the best action in Volatile Slot comes via the volcano wilds which can land on reels 2, 3 and 4 only. As usual, they substitute for all standard symbols. More interestingly, they can randomly erupt and transform into 2x, 3x or 4x multiplier wilds – this is called the Exploding Wilds feature.
Even better is if you land more than 1 multiplier wild in the same winner as the amounts are combined. For example, a 3x wild and a 4x wild on the same spin delivers a 12x boost. The perfect storm is to land a hat-trick of 4x wilds on the same spin which triggers a bumper 64x multiplier boost!
Free Spins feature
To trigger the game’s Free Spins feature, you’ll need to land 3 wild symbols on the same spin. You can then look forward to 10 free spins. You can expect to see extra wilds and exploding wilds during the free spins which means big potential multipliers and more regular re-triggers. You can in theory get up to 20 free spins with a 64x multiplier on all of them.
Volatile Slot thoughts
There’s nothing overly flashy about the design or gameplay in Volatile Slot. The rather understated design matches the primitive theme rather well, especially the rhythmical soundtrack. The features are also very straightforward. That’s no bad thing though.
The multipliers can combine to spectacular effect, especially in the Free Spins feature. As you’d expect given its name, Volatile slot can deliver some pretty fiery action. The top win per spin or free spin is 25,600 times your stake.
Well designed with simple, explosive gameplay, what’s not to like? Well, there is 1 thing – the name (Volatile Slot) is not ideal. A title like Volatile Volcanoes would have been much more appropriate. If you want volcanic action, Playtech’s Jackpot Giant slot is recommended as it can deliver a multi-million pound progressive jackpot.