The best indicator of the popularity for a progressive slot game is the current size of its jackpot and then number of jackpots being awarded to the players in the past. There are some games which are not pretentious and don’t hide behind movie themes or provide multiple bonus features, Major Millions is one of such slot games. This slot was introduced during the early 2000s when, its developer Microgaming was just starting its career. With the huge success of this slot, Microgaming became a top-notch online slot developer and a well-known brand throughout the world.
It is quite common for the old progressive slot games to become a pariah after a certain period of time and this is indicated by the dwindling size of their jackpot. On the other hand, Major Millions slot game has shown no such trend in the last ten years. It is still popular and currently holds a progressive jackpot of more than £400,000.00 till the writing of this article.
Being an old product of Microgaming, the design of this slot is quite simple and without any type of animations. The reels of this slot are designed in 5×3 format. The background of the reels is just blue space with all pay-lines flanking both sides of the reels. Each one of the symbols on the reels has its own encasing and the reels are also separated from each other by providing a dividing space between them. The background soundtrack comprises of sounds emanating from a parade ground with intermittent chattering of people and a martial tune being played by a military band.
The symbols of this game are in the form of different types of objects related to armed forces. These symbols are projected as cartoon caricatures and are quite beautifully designed. Major Millions slot game does not provide multiple bonus features but a limited number of pay-lines which helps the players to hit payouts from time to time.
Features of Major Millions slot game
Major Millions slot game is five reels and 15 pay-lines slot game with a progressive jackpot. This slot comes with a fixed jackpot of 8.000x along with the other usual features which include auto play, scatters, and wild symbols. This slot does not provide any type of gambling option. There are multiple betting levels provided in this game to choose from.
A maximum of one coin is provided for each spin with a fixed value of £0.20. The betting range starts at £0.20 and goes all the way up to £30.00. The high paying symbols of this game include Major Millions, a naval destroyer, a fighter jet and a tank. The low-ranking symbols comprise of documents, medals, a cap, an ammunition box and a pair of binoculars. Major Millions symbol provides the biggest payout in this game while playing with the largest wager in the following ways.
- Landing five of these symbols on an active pay line awards1000x.
- Landing four of these symbols on an active pay line awards 75x.
- Landing three of these symbols on an active pay line awards 15x.
The pair of binoculars is the least paying symbol of this slot that provides the least payout for this game at 2x and highest payout of 80x.
Scatter Symbol: A scatter logo superimposed with golden coins is the scatter symbol of this game. These symbols help in providing additional wins along with pay-line wins. Apart from this landing three or more of these symbols on an active pay-line pays out in the following ways.
Landing five of these symbols on an active pay line awards 50x.
Landing four of these symbols on an active pay line awards 10x.
Landing three of these symbols on an active pay line awards 3x.
- Wild Symbol: The Major Millions logo is the wild symbol of this game. They can be substituted for all other symbols except for the scatter symbols. These symbols can appear anywhere on the reels to help in creating winning combinations. Landing three or more of these symbols on an active pay-line pays out in the following ways.
- Landing five of these symbols on an active pay line awards 8000x.
- Landing four of these symbols on an active pay line awards 280x.
- Landing three of these symbols on an active pay line awards 80x.
Major Millions slot game by Microgaming comes with a progressive jackpot. In order to win this progressive jackpot, a player is required to land five wild symbols on fifteenth pay-line.