Every year on the eve of Christmas and New Year holidays famous developers of software for online gambling please us with new thematic video slots. The first in 2016 is NetEnt company, announced «Secrets of Christmas» slot machine in the middle of October. The review we offer you to read below was based on the teaser published by the producer at the official website.
«Secrets of Christmas» is a five-reel online slot machine with twenty five pay lines, always active on default, and fifteen symbols at the main screen.
Bets per each of the active lines must be equal. It is possible to stake up to ten coins per line. The coin value depends on the casino rules, so you better check it out at the website you give your preference to. For example, it is from one cent to five euro in the official demo version. This way, it is possible to place from twenty five cents to one hundred twenty five euro per spin.
The game is provided with several ordinary symbols, which work by the general rules, special elements with advanced functions, as well as free spins with extra multipliers and other profitable bonuses.
Winning combinations are formed of the basic symbols at the active lines. Several same elements have to be situated next to each other, starting from the first left reel necessarily. As usually, only the most valuable combination at each of the lines wins. All exceptions are discussed in the following paragraph.
An amount of the payoff is calculated by multiplying the bet per line by the index of formed combination. All multiplies are provided by the special table. Multiply combinations might be formed by results of a single round if they are situated at different lines. In such cases all charged credits are summarized.
A gambling feature is not provided by the rules of «Secrets of Christmas» slot machine, that is typical for the latest novelties of NetEnt.
The gaming symbols imaged at the reels of this video slot are different thematic items: a gingerbread house, Christmas tree toys, gifts, sweets and etc. Moreover, there are card signs designed in style of wreaths made of Christmas tree branches.
The following symbols are provided with special functions:
- Wild (Santa Claus) forms paid combinations on its own and replace other symbols, except the Scatters, when necessary.
- Scatter (a heap of gifts) is paid independent of its location at the screen, while wins are calculated by the total bet. Moreover, it triggers free spins by at least three Scatters dropped out anywhere at the reels.
Detailed information by all symbols in available on the pay table.
Now about the prize round of «Secrets of Christmas» video slot:
- Free Spins – first the player gets ten free spins. Then a new window with a room full of toys appears at the screen. It is necessary to pick the toys randomly to find out which bonuses you get. Number of provided attempts depends on quantity of Scatters triggered the round. Some of the prizes are more free spins, extra multipliers, Wild symbols with advanced features, Wild reels and other options.
Then bonus spins begin on the casino’s expense.
«Secrets of Christmas» slot machine doesn't draw a progressive jackpot by NetEnt. The maximal payoff might reach 1250 coins of selected value.
The developers have provided this slot machine with a traditional control panel for NetEnt slots. The model support multiply languages, but it is easy to understand user-friendly button in any language.
Before you run a new spin, you need to select an amount of the bet in coins and coin value. To make it, you can use special windows.
It is possible to play manually or in the automatic mode. You can also activate a quick spin to make the gameplay faster.
The rules provide the pay table, description of the bonuses, the general points and the visual scheme of the active lines. The manual is available at a new tab, where all features of the model are explained in details.
The user’s settings provide an opportunity to choose speed of the gameplay, sound parameters, size of the screen and other options. «Secrets of Christmas» was designed for browser mode, so you don't need to download this slot. A special version for mobile devices is provided.
NetEnt company has pleased us with a wonderful Christmas slot. We are sure this slot machine would rise up mood of most of the readers of Casinoz on the Christmas Eve. Just wait till the official resale of this game and enjoy the novelty. However even now it’s clear that the outstanding feature of «Secrets of Christmas» is the round of free spins with bonus options.
We will provide information about volatility and payback of this slot after the official release.
Where to play for free or real money?
As soon as this game is presented at the producer’s website or in the online casinos working with NetEnt, you’ll be able to test it free at Casinoz.
We will make a video-review of «Secrets of Christmas» later, while now you can watch the producer’s teaser.
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P.S. Other Christmas slots
are discussed in the special thematic article by link.