Buffalo King Megaways Slot Game
Buffalo King Megaways Slot Introduction
Buffalo King Megaways - released in April 2021 - is the innovation of Gibraltar-based developer, Pragmatic Play, the studio behind the wildly popular Big Bass Bonanza series. The American prairie-themed online slot game we’re looking at today comes with wild animals traversing the great western plains; they bring with them a whole host of bonuses and features!
Buffalo King Megaways Game Details
- RTP (Return to Player):
- Min / Max Bet:
- £0.20 / £62.50
- Hit Rate:
- 1 in 0.0
- Auto Play:
- Diamonds per £:
- Min. 500
Buffalo King Megaways Slot Game Background
Buffalo King Megaways is the direct follow-up to Pragmatic Play’s own Buffalo King slot from 2020. Pragmatic was looking for a candidate for their next Megaways title, and they opted to revamp the Buffalo King online slot. The original boasted a 6-reel, 4-row set-up and an impressive (for a non-Megaways slot) 4,096 paylines. With Buffalo King Megaways, they went above this. As a result, the slot offers a whopping 200,704 ways to win alongside other exciting features and design mechanics usually found in Megaways slots.
Buffalo King Megaways Slot Game Design
Buffalo King Megaways is a 6-reel online slot game with anywhere between 2 - 8 rows, depending on the on-screen action and the size of the symbols in view. As is also usual in Megaways slots, the game has an extra horizontal reel that in this game sits above reels 2, 3, 4 and 5 of the main game grid. The slot also offers an above-average (for a Megaways slot) of 200,704 paylines and a potential maximum payout of 5,000x the stake.
The slot's setting is the great expanse of the American West. This means you get canyons, rocky outcrops, prairies littered with the odd spare vegetation alongside distant mountains and a beautifully realised sunset. The main game grid takes up most of the in-game screen and is set in a frame made out of wooden posts that are tied together; this extends to the horizontal reel as well. Symbols comprise both royal playing cards and a wide assortment of animals (naturally). When not spinning the reels, the slot has a low laid-back soundtrack punctuated by banjo strumming that successfully conveys the wide-open spaces the slot attempts to portray. Spin the reels, however, and the music comes upbeat and frenetic while still keeping to the American West theme.
Buffalo King Megaways Slot Mobile
Buffalo King Megaways, like all our online slots, can be played in a variety of ways. For starters, it can be enjoyed at home on a desktop PC. For seconds, it can also be played or on the go via all mobile platforms, including tablet, Android and Apple devices. Want greater portability and flexibility? Download the Lottomart app via a stable internet connection or mobile data.
Buffalo King Megaways Slot Symbols
The game has a total of 12 symbols, all fitting the great American outdoors theme to a tee; we’ll start from the bottom and work our way up.
- Royal 10 - A playing card symbols = these have a payout of between 0.6x - 1x. the stake for 6-of-a-kind on the reels.
- Moose and Wolf symbols = these have a payout of 1.5x the stake for 6-of-a-kind on the reels.
- Cougar symbol = this has a payout of 3.75x the stake for 6-of-a-kind on the reels.
- Eagle symbol = this has a payout of 6.25x the stake for 6-of-a-kind on the reels.
- Buffalo symbol = this has a payout of 20x the stake for 6-of-a-kind on the reels.
- Wild symbol = represented by the word WILD superimposed on an image of an impressively tall canyon, this symbol substitutes for all other symbols apart from the Bonus and appears only on reels 2, 3, 4 and 5.
- Bonus symbol = represented by a gold coin with an image of a buffalo, this symbol is the key to triggering the Free Spins feature. It appears on all the reels.
Buffalo King Megaways Slot Bonus Features
Buffalo King Megaways offers a few stampeding bonuses and features sure to get the excitement levels going!
If you’ve played other Megaways slots, you’ll be familiar with the Avalanche or Cascading Reels feature. Here it’s called the Tumble feature, but the idea is the same. All symbols in winning combinations disappear from the reels, making room for symbols from above. Tumbling continues until no more winning combinations appear.
Free Spins Feature
The feature is triggered by landing 4 - 6 Bonus symbols on the reels. Landing the same amount of Bonus symbols also awards a specific payout.
- 4 Bonus symbols = 12 Free Spins + 5x the total bet.
- 5 Bonus symbols = 17 Free Spins. + 20x the total bet.
- 6 Bonus symbols = 22 Free Spins + 100x the total bet.
Wild symbols take on a random 2x, 3x or 5x win multiplier during Free Spins as well. Any time a Wild symbol lands as part of a winning combination, its multiplier is accumulated in a tumble multiplier indicator. All the multipliers that hit during a tumble sequence are multiplied. Winnings are then awarded for the entire tumbling sequence.
Landing another 3 Bonus symbols during the feature grants an additional 5 Free Spins. Theoretically, there’s no limit to the number of times the Free Spins bonus round can be re-triggered.
The incorporation of the Megaways engine means that each reel can reveal a certain number of symbols in view. Landing consecutive symbols on all reels after a spin could lead to the maximum 200,704 ways to win!
Buffalo King Megaways Slot Summary
The great American outdoors theme may not be the most unique for a slots title, but Buffalo King Megaways still manages to be a brilliant and still popular entry in Pragmatic Play’s extensive catalogue of titles thanks to its wonderful visual and aural presentation alongside the incorporation of the Megaways mechanic, offering a larger than average (for a Megaways slot) paylines with 200,704 ways to win and a whole complement of bonuses and features!
If Megaways is your thing and you want to discover what other Megaways slots Pragmatic Play offers, then check out 5 Lions Megaways, Chilli Heat Megaways and Elemental Gems Megaways. Not enough? Play on the following slots with the following diverse themes: Ancient Egypt (Might of Ra, Fortune of Giza, Eye of the Storm), succulent fruits (Fire Hot 5 and its sequels, Fire Hot 20 and Fire Hot 40 ), and Irish folklore (Clover Gold, Emerald King and Wild Wild Riches). Pragmatic Play is also behind the classic and hugely popular Big Bass Bonanza series, with such entries as the classic original and its follow-ups, Bigger Bass Bonanza and Big Bass Bonanza Megaways! We're sure to have what you're looking for here at Lottomart!
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