Nothing is more entertaining than participating in a season themed slot machine game as it creates the required environment for the festivities and fun. Taking note of the high popularity of their top ranking game Fruit Shop, NetEnt developed the Christmas edition of the Fruit shop slot game in 2015. Though this game is one year old yet there is a great demand of this game due to its unique Free Spin feature.
All the features of the old game are still available in this version but with an added touch of festivities to the outlook of this edition. There is an addition of a snowman, twinkling lights and Christmas trees to the background of the main screen giving it a refreshing look.
The rules and prizes associated with this game remain same as well as the bonus features along with the symbols. The bright colors and simple graphics attract a lot of attention of the players. The forefront of the slot machine is designed as a grocer’s shop with white and yellow colored awning covering the top of the reels.
If we compare the older version and the Christmas edition of the Fruit shop slot game, the only difference which one can find is the addition of the signs associated with the holidays and a medley of Christmas soundtracks.
The most unusual feature of this game is its free spin feature which gets activated when different symbols provided in this game land on an active pay-line rather than hitting the scatter symbols. Hitting any combination of these symbols can provide you with free spins which can further activate more free spins in due course of the game. The high ranking fruit symbols used in this game include a water melon, a lemon, an orange, a plum and a couple of cherries.
Features of the Christmas edition of the Fruit shop slot game
The Christmas edition of the Fruit shop slot game has a house edge of 3.70 percent and RTP of 96.30 percent. It has all the usual features which include wild symbol, auto play, free spins and a base game jackpot of 2000x but it does not provide any kind of scatters, bonus game or gambling options.
The maximum coin limit for this game is set up at ten coins. The minimum wagering requirement for this game starts from £0.01 and goes up to £150.00. Apart from the symbols mentioned above, this game also has other symbols such as 10, J, Q, K and A. The other special symbol in this game is the Game’s logo as the wild symbol. The highest paying symbol of this game is of cherries which provide 2000 coins or 133x of the stake value plus five free spins if a player is able to land five of them on an active payline.
- Wild Symbol: Fruit Shop’s game logo can be substituted for all symbols. Each win with a wild symbol as one of the symbols provides 2x of the stake value. This symbol can appear only on second, third and the fourth reel thus creating some winning combinations. All the bet line wins which include the wild symbol as a substitute, pay 2x of the stake value.
Free Spins at the Christmas edition of the Fruit shop slot game
This slot machine game rewards its player for landing different symbols on successive reels in the form of payouts and additional free spins. This is the best part of this game as more free spins can be generated during this feature. The best possible combination which you can get is five of the cherries’ symbols on an active pay-line. This combination provides 133x of the stake value along with five free spins. Each bet line in the free spin feature comes with a 2x multiplier. All the bet lines with matching fruit symbols provide one or more free spins in the following way
- Landing 3, 4 or 5 watermelon symbols on pay-line provides 1, 2 and 5 spins respectively.
- Landing 2, 3, 4 or 5 cherries symbols on pay-line provides 1, 1, 2 and 5 spins respectively.
- Landing 3, 4 or 5 orange symbols on pay-line provides 1, 2 and 5 spins respectively.
- Landing 3, 4 or 5 lemon symbols on pay-line provides 1, 2 and 5 spins respectively.
- Landing 3, 4 or 5 plum symbols on pay-line provides 1, 2 and 5 spins respectively.
Apart from the fruits symbols, landing best poker hand also activates prizes and free spins.