Megaways slots are trending these days, and Reel Time Gaming isn’t about to miss the party. The online slot machine developer released the new and improved Fishin’ Frenzy Megaways in April 2019, which borrows a lot from the original instalment.
As expected from a Megaways slot machine, Fishin’ Frenzy Megaways is played on a 6×3 grid that can expand to five rows. The gaming board has a backdrop of welcoming blue waters, with up to 15,625 winning ways.
The differences with Fishin’ Frenzy don’t end there. The Megaways game has up to 50 bonus spins, thanks to the extra reel. The maximum win is 250,000 coins or a 50,000x multiplier.
How to play
Players don’t need any special knowledge to play this online slot machine. After firing up the game, tap the “Total Bet” button to increase or decrease the stake. Then, click “Spin” to send the reels spinning.
Match two to six symbols from left to right to create a matching combination. You can also win a payout if you randomly land any fish symbol on the reels.
Symbol-wise, this animal-themed slot comes with fish-like A-10 card royals. Fishing out at least three of these symbols can reward you with 0.3x to 5x the stake.
Like in the original title, you can also find a tool case, life buoy, fishing rod, and seagull. The seagull is the premium symbol, rewarding players 200x the stake if they can find five of them on the reels.
The fisherman himself is the wild symbol, substituting all other icons and catching the highly rewarding blue fish during the bonus rounds. And yes, the game features fishing boat scatters for triggering free spins.
Fishin’ Frenzy Megaways Bonus Features
The Fishin’ Frenzy slot machine has some simple bonus features. First, the wild fisherman can help you form line wins by substituting all other symbols on reels two to six. However, this symbol cannot replace the free spin scatters.
The main bonus feature on this Megways slot machine is the Free Spins. You can trigger the bonus games by sighting at least three fishing boats anywhere on the reels. Sighting three, four, five, or six fishing boats triggers 10, 15, 25, or 50 bonus spins.
Unfortunately, there are no free spin retriggers in this slot machine. So, to compensate for the lack of free spin retriggers, the fisherman can appear during the bonus spins. If this happens, you can win a 2x to 50x prize for each blue fish symbol in view.
Bonus Bet feature
The Fishin’ Frenzy Bonus Bet feature can also activate during the base game. Once activated, the reels will spin and guarantee you a minimum of three scatter symbols, activating bonus spins. You can buy your way into this feature with a 100x the stake ticket.
Fishin’ Frenzy Megaways Return to Player (RTP)
This slot machine’s RTP (return to player) is slightly above average at 96.10%. The RTP is even higher at 96.60% with the Bonus Bet feature. But remember that the Bonus Bet and Autoplay features are unavailable in the UK.
Like the original Fishin’ Frenzy slot, this slot doesn’t offer a jackpot price, however, it has a 50,000x top prize capped at 250,000 coins. Even better, the volatility is rated medium, meaning you won’t wait long before catching something out of the lagoon.
Final verdict on Fishin’ Frenzy Megaways
Fishin’ Frenzy Megaways doesn’t differ much if you’ve played the hugely popular Fishin’ Frenzy slot. The 2D graphics and game background remain the same, with the blue fish dishing out the highest prizes during the bonus rounds. However, the additional 50 free spins on the new version could be a game-changer.
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