Post Published: November 15, 2021
Author: Chlo


Scored by our Casino Expert Chloe

Pirate Pays Megaways Slot Review – Big Time Gaming

It has been a long time since my last Big Time Gaming slot review, the last was for the game titledGold Megaways‘. Which has a max win capped at 20,200x and a Free Spins feature with expanding reels up to 10 symbols. Today we are learning all about ‘Pirate Pays Megaways’, which is available to play now across all sites.

Pirate Pays Megaways Slot Review  Big Time Gaming Casino Bonus Visuals Volatile Symbols

This slot has the popular pirate theme, which has been used before many times by various different studios within the industry. The reel set is set on the back of a pirate ship, which has set sail to find the red X on a treasure map. Islands can be seen in the distance under the blue cloudy sky. Symbols are represented by the typical 9 – A and different coloured gems as premium symbols.

Pirate Pays Megaways has a setup of 6 reels by 2-7 rows, this includes Up to 117,649 Megaways. This slot is high variance with a set RTP of 96.23% and a jaw dropping max win capped at 104,400x. You can bet from £0.20 – £20.

Pirate Pays Megaways Symbols & Pay Table

Pirate Pays Megaways Slot Review  Big Time Gaming Casino Bonus Visuals Volatile Symbols

There are 12 symbols in total, this includes 6 low paying symbols. These are represented by 9, 10, J, Q, K and A. There are also 4 premium symbols, these are represented by green, blue, red and purple gems. In additon to these regular symbols is a gold chest scatter, purple chest megascatter and a compass wild. The highest paying symbol is the purple gem premium, which pays 25x for 6 across all reels. Wilds only appear on the extra reel above the reel set and subsiuste for all symbols except scatters. This extra reel adds symbols to the reels below, these reels are 2, 3, 4 and 5. Purple Megascatters only appear on reel 6.

Pirate Pays Megaways Features

All symbols part of wins except scatters are removed from the reel set. Other symbols will fall to the bottom and new symbols will fall from above. Then from the right on the extra reel.

Every Wild Compass will reveal a direction. North, South East or West. Adding Bird Wilds in all available positions in that direction. Wild Birds subsitute for all symbols except wild compass’s and scatters.

Kraken Bonus Round

Landing 3 or more scatters during a base game spin will trigger the ‘Kraken Bonus Round’. If one of the triggering scatters is a purple Megascatter an ‘Enhanced Bonus Round’ is awarded.

20 different Free Spin outcomes are shown on the screen, one is removed for each triggering scatter after the third. Canons will remove up to 5 outcomes at random. Then you will be shown a Free Spin offer. If this offer is rejected outcomes will continue to be removed until a Free Spin offer is accepted or only 2 outcomes remain. When 2 remain pick a chest to be awarded one of these outcomes.These outcomes are different numbers of Free Spins and starting multipliers.

When the bonus feature is triggered with the purple Megascatter the lowest 10 Free Spin outcomes are removed automatically.During spins the win multiplier is increased by 1x for each symbol win combination with no limit. Landing 3 or 4 scatters during a Free Spin will award +5 and +10 Free Spins.


Overall, I think this slot is an exciting release by the stuido and uses the popular Megaways mechanic. With a max win capped at 104,400x and a Free Spins feature with an unlimited Multiplier on offer. Be sure to try out the game for yourself on release and check out our exlcusive casino offers.