Fruit Shop Megaways slot review
Fruit Shop Megaways slot by Netent has had no real effort put into it to make it different from the original Fruit Shop slot. That can work for some slots in the conversion, but not here. That can work for some slots in the conversion, but not here. They did a far better job on Gonzo's Quest Megaways slot and even on their controversial adaptation Twin Spin Megaways. Here we have the old field and blue sky background, same jaunty music and naturally the graphics too. So can this game get fruity for our bankroll, or will it be a closed shop?
On the reels...
The symbols can appear stacked on Fruit Shop Megaways slot with 2 to 7 rows for each of the 6 reels and no scroll at the top, so 64-117649-ways to win. The 6-of-a-kind pays are 12.5x Cherries, 4x Plums, 2.25x Lemons, 1.75x Oranges, 1.5x Melons with five card values of 1.25 down to 0.4x. The Game Logo Wilds can appear on reels 2 to 5 and may appear stacked too. There are no scatters or modifiers here as we don't need them.
Basically you need any fruit win to trigger free spins. The Cherries pay for 2OAK and would award 1 spin while the rest of the fruits including Cherries will give 2 spins for a 3OAK win, 3 for 4OAK, 4 for 5OAK and 5 for 6OAK. You get an increasing multiplier here for each win but it's capped at 10x. During free spins, the card values also award more spins, but on a lower scale so 1 for a 3OAK win up to 4 for a 6OAK win. The spins can go on for a while with regular wins and we are capped at 20,000x bet. Netent actually tell us the chances of the big win amounts, with 10,000x appearing once on average every 1.4 billion spins and 20,000x once in every 450 billion spins!
Fruit Shop Megaways slot has kept to the original mechanic because frankly, choosing this game and its mechanic, there was little else they could do to change it. You get a 96.06% RTP and as you may expect the free games occur frequently but being just one or two mostly, they are over in a flash. This is one slot that doesn't, and simply never would, work as a Megaways...Review by Gamingslots