Christmas Carol Megaways Slot Review – Pragmatic Play

It hasn’t even been a week since my last Pragmatic Play slot review, which is titled ‘Cowboys Gold’. Which has simple mechanics with multipliers and free spins. Plus medium variance with a max win of over 6,000x. Next from the studio is this year’s festive holiday release. This slot is titled ‘Christmas Carol Megaways’, set to release November 26th across all sites.

Christmas Carol Megaways Slot Review Pragmatic Play Casino Visuals Symbols Pay Table

This slot is the studio’s Christmas game release for 2020, which is based on 3 Christmas ghosts. These ghosts of the Past, Present, and Future also appear as premium symbols. The slot background is set on the snow-filled streets of London in the 1900s. With animations of snow falling and street lights glowing in the night sky. There is real detail seen within the various character premium symbols and buildings covered in snow for the background.

Christmas Carol Megaways has a setup of 6 reels by 8 rows, this includes up to 200,704 Megaways. This slot is high variance with a set RTP of 96.48% and max win capped at 20,000x. You can bet from £0.20 – £100.

Christmas Carol Megaways Pay Table & Symbols

Christmas Carol Megaways Slot Review Pragmatic Play Casino Visuals Symbols Pay Table

There are 12 symbols in total, this includes 5 low paying symbols. These are represented by 10, J, Q, K, and A. There are also 5 premium symbols, these are represented by ghosts of the past, present, future, Bob Crachett, and Tiny Tim. In addition to these regular symbols is a wild and pocket watch scatter. The highest paying symbol is the ghost of the past, which pays 50x for 6 across all reels. Wilds substitute for all symbols except scatters. Wilds only appear on reels 2, 3, 4, and 5 but only on the top row. Symbols part of wins will disappear and new symbols will fall in place. Tumbling will continue within spins until no more winning combinations occur.

Christmas Carol Megaways features

Landing 4 or more scatter symbols during one base game spin will trigger the ‘Free Spins‘ feature. Before this feature begins you need to choose 1 of the 4 options for the number of free spins and starting multiplier. You are shown different options depending on how many scatters land on the initial trigger. There is an unlimited multiplier which increases by 1x for every winning combination during spins. This multiplier does not reset during free spins. The options are;

4 Scatter Trigger:
5 Free Spins = Starting Multiplier 10x.
10 Free Spins = Starting Multiplier 5x.
15 Free Spins = Starting Multiplier 1x.
Random Number of free spins and starting multiplier.

5 Scatter Trigger:
9 Free Spins = Starting Multiplier 10x.
14 Free Spins = Starting Multiplier 5x.
19 Free Spins = Starting Multiplier 1x.
Random Number of free spins and starting multiplier.

6 Scatter Trigger:
13 Free Spins = Starting Multiplier 10x.
18 Free Spins = Starting Multiplier 5x.
23 Free Spins = Starting Multiplier 1x.
Random Number of free spins and starting multiplier.

You have the option to increase your bet to the ‘Ante Bet‘, which offers double the chance to land the free spins feature. By increasing your bet size from 20x to 25x your chosen stake. You can also purchase the free spins feature for 100x your chosen stake if available in your country.

Conclusion

Overall, I think this slot is very fun to play and has unique qualities. With high variance on offer thanks to a max win of 20,000x and Megaways thanks to Big Time Gaming. Be sure to try out the slot for yourself on release. Also, be sure to check out our exclusive casino offers.

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