Ping Pong Star is a new slot by ZeroFox Entertainment for Microgaming. It uses Megaways mechanics by Big Time Gaming. You will play it with the so-called Epic Ways system. There are cascading reels, unlimited multipliers, and free spins.
You will see monkeys playing ping pong and trying their best to become the next pink pong star. The slot is entertaining and fun to play and has boosting several features. Such are cascades, an extra horizontal bottom reel, and an unlimited increasing multiplier. Read more to learn its gameplay and specifics in detail.
The game has 6 reels and an extra horizontal one below with 4 symbols on it. There is a varying number of symbols landing on the 6 vertical reels per spin. The Epic Ways are 117,649 and you will win from Cascading Reels. There are also unlimited multipliers, free spins, scatters, and wilds. You can choose a bet from 0.20 to 20 credits for the rounds to play this medium to high volatility game. Its RTP is well above the average – 96.22%. The jackpot prize is 10,000 times your stake or £200,000 for those using the highest possible stake size.
The theme is very amusing and the action is set in the jungle with brick walls and trees around the playing grid. On it, you will see all kinds of monkeys as symbols which dream about becoming the next ping pong star player. Each one of them has a very serious and focused look battling for becoming the big player in ping pong. The soundtrack is laid-back and jazzy. You will hear certain accents and monkey sounds from time to time.
This is part of Microgaming’s sports star series. The brand already released Cricket Star an Football Star. Ping Pong Star seems to be the most fun and amusing of these. The theme and design of the game are impressive. Microgaming and ZeroFox Entertainment have created a dynamic and lively video slot. It is surely going to attract many players.
The symbols in the game include several royal cards at the low end. Various monkey characters are the picture symbols which are the premium ones. There is a wild and scatters with the STAR letters. The game mechanics are almost the same as Megaways’ and on each spin from 2 to 7 symbols can land at random per reel. So, it uses this mechanics but calls it Epic Ways. You can get a varying number of win ways from 324 up to 117,649 according to the number of matching symbols.
Due to its medium to high volatility, winning large sums won’t come easy. In the long term, yet, you can get nice payouts as the RTP is at a good level – 96.22%. When you score a winning combination, the paying symbols explode. They free space for new ones to appear taking their places. This way you can trigger cascades or avalanches which can go on for some time. These will give you good profits with a single paid spin. The horizontal reel below the middle 4 reels gives you extra chances for wins. In the game, wilds substitute missing regular symbols.
There are scatters with the letters of the STAR taking part in the game. When you land these letters on up to 4 reels they will trigger 12 free spins or more. You can increase the number of free spins you have by landing more scatter letters during the bonus round. The added benefit of the free games is the unlimited increasing multiplier.
Each cascade of a win increases the multiplier more and it doesn’t reset at all. You will have the multiplier increasing more to give you larger cash prizes without limits. As with the other slot games, the best win potential is in the free spins. Thanks to the unlimited multiplier which doesn’t reset you can win the jackpot. It is 10,000 times your stake.
The game is pleasant, amusing, and has a unique theme. The fun topic is supported with great graphics and a jazzy soundtrack. The features and mechanisms remind a lot of Bonanza. Besides the similarities to other slots, the game’s payouts and features are good. For fans of high variance slots, this one is a good choice. You can wait for Ping Pong Star’s release and try it in free mode and then continue with real play. You will be spending some nice and entertaining time.