Ebenezer Scrooge is a cold hearted miser who hates Christmas. This is a story of his redemption by the three Christmas spirits who visit him the Ghost of Christmas Past, the Ghost of Christmas Present, and the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come.
This exciting Christmas themed slot named Christmas Carol Megaways is a recent release from well-known software provider, Pragmatic Play. And unlike Ebenezer Scrooge, it’s a rather fun and exciting game to play. The game has excellent graphics that are well defined and have high-definition. Accompanying it is a cheerful soundtrack, which is also quite unlike our main character, Ebenezer Scrooge.
This game features the popular Megaways mechanic and features 6-reels, with an extra row that has 4 symbols on top. The slot also features the cascading mechanic and up to 200,704 win ways
The Christmas Carol Megaways slot has an RTP of 96.5%, which is higher than average. It also has high volatility, with a max win of 20,000x your stake. So, even though wins are few and far apart when you do win, you win big!
The symbols on the reels consist of your usual low and high-value symbols. The low values symbols are J, Q, K, A, and 10 royals, while the high-value symbols consist of Bob Cratchit, Tiny Tim, as well as the 3 Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future. The Wild symbol is represented by Ebenezer Scrooge and can appear on the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th reels on the top row only.
As with all Pragmatic Play slots, Christmas Carol Megaways makes use of HTML5 technology and can be played on smartphones, tablets, and desktop computers.
There are five bonus features available in Christmas Carol Megaways. These are Free Spins with unlimited spin multipliers, Tumbles, and an Ante Bet option which allows you to double your chances of landing the free spins. Lastly, there is an option to buy your Free Spins.
This feature is activated upon landing 4 or more scatter symbols at any position on the reels. You then get the option of 3 free spins with multiplier options. Landing 3 scatters while the free spins feature is active will award you an additional 5 free spins. What’s more is there is no limit to the number of times you can re-trigger this feature, which effectively means unlimited free spins.
There is also an option to buy your free spins if you so choose by using the Bonus Buy feature. This will cost you 100x your total stake.
When you land a winning combination, it will cause the Tumble feature to be activated, this is known as Cascading Symbols, what happens is that the winning symbols will be removed from the reels, to be replaced with new symbols which allow for successive wins. These Tumbles will continue as long as there are new winning combinations been landed.
The Ante Bet can be used if so desired, and it increases the chances of activating the free spins feature as more scatters get to appear on the reels.
The Christmas Carol Megaways is a great game to play. There is plenty of variety to be found in the gameplay, and visually it’s a treat to look at with graphics that are superbly rendered. This is most definitely a great title to be playing this Christmas.