Break Away Deluxe video slot launched by Microgaming
Recently Microgaming launched Break Away video slots to play at online casinos. In a news report Microgaming stated that the mobile-friendly Break Away Deluxe is based on its Break Away predecessor and features ‘fast and high-volatility action’ while utilizing its Rolling Reels mechanic to present online casino aficionados with the ability to select between 18, 38, 68 and 88 paylines.
According to James Buchanan, Global Operations Director for Microgaming, higher rewards await those playing across more paylines while scoring in the base game has been made even easier via the ability to collect super stacked wilds on reels three, four and five. He moreover detailed that Break Away Deluxe offers the Smashing Wild feature where one of the three middle reels is turned wild for guaranteed wins before freezing in place for every subsequent roll.
Buchanan clarified that the new video slot furthermore offers competitors that land a minimum of three scatter symbols the ability to enjoy a twelve-spin bonus round featuring an octuple multiplier trail. He proclaimed that this advance is complemented by Growing Wilds on reels two to five in order to increase ‘each wild stack by one wild with every spin and intensifying the excitement throughout the feature’.
Break Away Deluxe takes all the action of the phenomenally popular original slot, layering it up with even more exciting and rewarding features.
Break Away Deluxe Slot Features
It has a layout with 5×5 reels for one, lots of active lines (18,38,68 & 88) for you to create combinations on, and as features there is an interesting mix of wilds, multipliers and free spins. You have several options in regards to how many lines will be active, between 18 and 88 being listed. You select the number, and the wager changes accordingly. It can be as low as $0.18 per spin, or it can go up to $44 ($0.50 wagered on each line at most).
As far as big rewards go, it’s obvious where the highest return can come from. It’s the free spins, and their multipliers of up to 8x, that can do the most for you, but first you need the Rolling Reels to trigger. Over 3,100x total stake could be paid out thanks to this feature, if you get the right symbols.
In the Rolling Reels given in the game, so forming wins will result in symbol removals and hopefully new combinations forming after that. The logo of the game will serve as a substitute, which you have on the last three reels. The wild will also appear on reel 2, once you reach the free spins. The big advantage for it is that it’s super stacked, and it goes up in size for every spin that you go through (Growing Wilds feature).
You may also trigger Smashing Wild, which is random. They land on the middle three reels, and they guarantee a win for the round. Finally, the puck icons will trigger 12 free spins for you, with multipliers coming via the rolling reels, and reaching a maximum value of 8x. You start at 2x, then by the 5th roll you end up with the 8x multiplier.
Ranging from hockey players, to referees, equipment, the ice machine or game logos, the symbols used here all look like they belong. With the number 8 repeating several times in the line selection area, it’s obvious that Microgaming has Asian theme in mind.
Free Spins in the game
You need 3 or more Puck scatters for the 12 free games which cannot be retriggered. During these the Wild stacks on reels 3 to 5 grow by one each spin but the best enhancement is the multiplier trail. Your fist win on any spin is paid at 2x, the second 3x, third 4x, fourth at 5x and finally five or more consecutive actions on one spin will be paid at 8x. There is the potential for some really big totals here although it’s a volatile game and often pays less than 10 or 20x bet too.
Break Away Deluxe looks like an interesting slot, with several features which are different from the regular ones you see in other games. The RTP of the game is 96.00% plus the amount of lines you play so at the full 88 lines it would be 96.88%