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- December 25, 2019 By Oliver Young -
Big Time Gaming is a developer that has the power to turn any hit, epic slot into the ultimate slot, with boosted payouts and chances to win, thanks to its branded Megaways™ mechanics. And while that is true, the developer did not stop at that in its newest slot release. No, no. The developer decided to combine its mega-popular engine with an extremely popular board game brand, Monopoly!
When we see a slot getting the Megaways™ mechanics, we get instantly psyched. Any developer can acquire a license to use it in its slots and that’s why it’s so exciting to learn that a new slot has been enhanced with it. The first developer to have acquired the Megaways™ license by BTG was Blueprint Gaming. The developer has plenty of Megaways™ slots in its portfolio now, one of the most exciting being Legacy of Ra Megaways™, since it both features a popular theme and proven mechanics.
However, we now learn that the Megaways™ mechanics has been combined with the world’s most popular board game brand, Monopoly™. Developed by Big Time Gaming itself, Monopoly Megaways™ is a 117,649 ways to win slot that is further boosted with Reel Adventure and Reactions!
It features 6 reels that can expand up to 7 symbols, which thanks to the Cascading Reels can deliver many consecutive wins. The symbols on the reels vary from standard playing card Royals to familiar Monopoly-themed race card, dog, battleship and top hat, the last one being the highest-paying, delivering 50x the stake top wins. The Wild is the M letter, which replaces all symbols and appears on all reels but the first one.
The Reel Adventure mechanics, which puts Mr Monopoly in the mix, is central to the slot. In this aspect, the game is similar to the Live Monopoly version by Evolution Gaming, since there’s a lot of action going on. Below the reels, you will see the Monopoly board, with Mr Monopoly going around it each time you form a win. Each square he lands on gives you a different boost:
- “Go”– Max Megaways™ in the next spin
- “Chance”– triggers Free Spins, gives you Max Megaways™, or sends you to a Street, giving you 1 to 4 houses.
- Utilities or Railway Stations – collected to be used in the Free Spins
- Streets on consecutive spins – adds an extra house
- Community Chest – sends you to a Street with 1 to 4 houses
A Chance to Win the Free Spins
Besides from Mr Monopoly landing on the “Chance” square, you can trigger the Free Spins by collecting 5 houses. You get 8 Free Spins, which can furthermore increase in number, should you get more Streets with 5 houses or Railway Stations. With each retrigger, you get a Multiplier added to your Utilities and 3 extra Free Spins.
During the Free Spins, Mr Monopoly continues going across the board, rewarding you with boosters:
- Property – Multipliers boosted by 1x
- “Chance” – Max Megaways™ or 5 Free Spins
- Train Station – 1+ Free Spin
- Utility – Multipliers boosted by 1x or 2x
Thanks to all these exciting features, mechanics and boosters, Monopoly Megaways™ can eventually deliver 15,000x the stake payout! Add to that the 96.39% RTP and there you have it: the perfect Megaways™ slot!