Prepare for merry reel celebrations of the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. Festive Indulgence is a high variance slot. It is the 2019 contribution of Microgaming to these loved by all winter holidays. You will get various gifts such as wild substitutions, free spins with x3 multiplier. There will be stacked wreath wild symbols and more.
Microgaming has created plenty of slots themed after these holidays. Such is Ho Ho Ho from 2004, Santa Paws and Jingle Bells both from 2006. In the portfolio of the brand are also Deck the Halls from 2008 and Scrooge from 2009. Santa’s Wild Ride is from 2010, Secret Santa – from 2013, and Happy Holidays – from 2015. Here is the latest addition to this collection. Festive Indulgence is planned for November 2019.
The game has 5 reels, 3 rows, and 9 fixed pay-lines. You will be winning from 2 to 5 identical symbols landed from left to right on any of the paid lines. You can play with wagers from 0.09 to 45 credits per spin on any device. The slot has a Wreath wild which is the best paying symbol of all. From the regular ones, this is Santa Claus. During free spins, you will win from the 3x multiplier active on all rounds and for all payouts.
The wild is the most profitable symbol in terms of payout. It appears stacked during free spins. To win the top game prize you have to cover all 15 positions on the reels with wilds. Another way to get the jackpot is by landing 5 wilds on a pay-line during free spins with an active 3x multiplier. This would give you 3,333 times your stake or £149,985 if you play with the highest stake. The slot’s volatility is high and its RTP is 96.10% – above the average in the industry which is good.
The game is set with a brick wall as a background and two vintage street lamps with ornaments on both sides of the grid. The latter represents a Christmas decorated cabin standing on a windowsill. The layout is intuitive and the menu bar stands on the bottom with all necessary buttons. On the reels, you will see Santa Claus, deliciously-looking cakes, Christmas wreath wilds. There is a turkey ready for cooking in a fireplace and bells.
The card royals with candles are also decorated for Christmas like the rest of the symbols in the game. Microgaming has perfected Christmas and New Year’s themed slots, as we already mentioned. The graphics of this one evoke nostalgia and warmth. The sweetness and the nice style of the symbols and playing area grant you pleasantly spent time.
The symbols are 11 in total and can be grouped as lower value ones which are the 9 to A cards and premium ones. The latter are bells, turkeys, cakes, a girl elf, and Santa Claus. He is the top player and rewards 83.33 times your stake for 5 of Santa on a pay-line. The wild is the Christmas wreath. Besides playing its standard substituting functions, it brings the highest payouts in the game. If you land 5 Christmas wreaths on a line you will win 1,111.11x your stake. The scatter is the Christmas gift and trigger the free games.
The only feature active in the slot is the Free Spins. You trigger it when you land 3 or more of the gift scatter symbols. If you get 3 scatters you will sin 15 free spins. You can re-trigger them only once. Landing 3, 4, or 5 scatters in a single round will give you not only free spins but money rewards as well. Their ratio is as follows:
The free spins you will play with an active multiplier of 3x on all wins. Moreover, the wilds appear stacked during the bonus round. This ensures you the best cash rewards. You win once from the scatter the respective monetary reward. You also benefit from the multiplier boost. The wilds are the highest paying symbols in the game. In the free spins, they appear stacked which is another advantage.
Microgaming has taken care of releasing a great video slot before the festive season. In Festive Indulgence, you will feel the Christmas spirit. You have the chance to try your luck while relishing in the warm spirit of the game. In terms of features, there aren’t many and your best win potential is in the free spins. During them, you will have a 3x multiplier and stacked wilds. Moreover, you will grab money rewards from the gift scatters. Wait for the game to be available for play and give it a try if you want to relish in the winter holidays’ mood.