- A Megaways version of their popular original game
- Nice free spins bonus with lots of wilds
- Despite new mechanic, the payouts are lower
Wild West Gold Megaways slot is a new western game from Pragmatic Play, a sequel to their original game without the popular mechanic from Big Time Gaming. This means lots of ways to win, but oddly the maximum win potential is lower and this is surprising. The look of the game is similar of course, but you have more ways to win. There are 6 reels, and you need to try and get a winning combination from left to right using the base symbols. These are as follows, ranked in ascending order based on their value:
- 10, Jack or Queen
- King or Ace
- Purple Woman
- Blue Woman
- Green Man
There is a wild symbol as well that substitutes for all others in a winning combination apart from the scatter. It appears on all but the first reel. Additionally, when it lands it can have a multiplier on it of 2x, 3x or 5x. Better still, they multiply together when more than one of them are part of a win.
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Wild West Gold Megaways Slot Bonuses and Features
Free Spins Bonus. If you want to trigger this, you need 3 or more scatters. These also pay a cash reward, starting at 4x for 3 scatters, but going up to 500x for 6 scatters. No matter how many you land, you’ll get 7 free spins. Now, whenever the wilds land, they still have multipliers up to 5x but they are sticky, meaning they stay in place for the rest of the bonus. Additionally, for each subsequent spin, it will change size, with a minimum size guarantee equal to the number of wilds on the reels. Lastly, the sheriffs badge can appear on top of other symbols. These will give you the same number of spins as the number that appear, with at least 2 needed.
Wild West Gold Megaways slot from Pragmatic Play is a follow-up to their original, non-Megaways version which was a pretty good slot that’s still quite popular. With Megaways mechanics you might expect some bigger rewards, but actually the maximum win potential is half the original games. This is disappointing and I’m not sure why they’ve decided to do that. The features are good and sticky wilds can work well, but I think the first one is better and it’s a real shame to have wasted the Megaways mechanic in this way.