Secret Santa Online Slot Overview
Secret Santa is an online slot game from Microgaming that focuses on the theme of Christmas. The game plays out over 5 reels and 1,024 ways to win in place of standard slot game paylines. By incorporating 1,024 ways to win, the game counts all adjacent matching symbols as winning combinations, making for more frequent wins.
Secret Santa offers a Secret Santa Bonus game as its main feature. This bonus game contains 7 unique bonus features that will be triggered at random during the base game, including additional scatter symbols, multipliers, free spins and wilds. The game also offers a Five of a Kind feature.
Game Play and Graphics
The Secret Santa online slot is set against a festive backdrop of a snowy evening scene, illuminated by dim lights shining through the windows of houses in the distance. The reels take pride of place in the centre of the screen, and are deep red in colour, and the entire game has been designed using a traditional red and gold colour scheme. On the reels of Secret Santa is a selection of cheerful Christmas symbols, including Christmas gifts, seasonal fare and the Secret Santa himself, all depicted in bright and detailed graphics. Accompanying the game play is a lively Christmas-themed sound track to add to the feel of the Secret Santa slot.
On the Reels
The reel symbols in Secret Santa all relate to the festive holiday season, and include flaming Christmas puddings, a crackling fireplace, a pile of presents, Christmas stockings filled with gifts, a roast turkey dinner and the Secret Santa. Also featured are the playing card suit symbols of green clubs, purple spades, blue diamonds and red hearts.
Wild and Scatter Symbols
The Secret Santa ‘Wild’ logo is the game’s wild icon, which can substitute for all other symbols in the game except for the scatter symbol. The scatter symbol in Secret Santa is the Christmas cracker icon, which will award scatter pays in any position on the reels.
Secret Santa Bonus Game
The main bonus feature in the Secret Santa online slot is the Secret Santa Bonus game. This bonus game contains 7 different bonus features, which will be triggered randomly during the base game. The features in the bonus game include Wild Reels, which turns entire reels wild for extra winning combinations, Wild Boost, which turns all of the same kind of symbol wild, and Scatter Spree, in which all symbols act as scatter symbols to award scatter pays.
Other features include Mystery Multiplier, which awards a random multiplier of between 2x and 10x, Rolling Reels, in which winning symbol combinations disappear and more symbols drop from below accompanied by an increasing multiplier, Dashing Wilds, which award 4 randomly placed wild symbols and a reel re-spin, and Free Spins, in which 5 free spins and a 3x multiplier will be awarded.
Five of a Kind Feature
The Secret Santa slot also offers a Five of a Kind feature. In this feature, any 5 matching symbols on a payline will be paid out, and then those symbols will transform into another set of different matching symbols to award a second payout.