Oktoberfest is a flat-top online video slot machine that is based on a 16 day long beer festival that is held in Munich every year which has, since the very first festival, fast become a worldwide phenomenon. This festival now attracts more than 6 million people every year, and has also inspired the celebration of the festival across the world, with people drinking beer in different festivities around the globe.
This game is played out over 5 reels, 9 paylines and an attractive backdrop with sharp graphics and animations for players to further enjoy Oktoberfest’s reel spinning entertainment. The game comes boasting a number of bonus features, including wilds and a Beer Barrel bonus with multipliers. This game can be accessed and played online from compatible mobile devices for free or for real money.
Theme and Controls
Oktoberfest online slots show a steady theme from the backdrop behind the reels boasting 2 typical Bavarian costume-wearing cartoon characters accompanied by a horse who also seems to be partaking in the beer drinking celebrations. The 5×3 reels rest in between the bubbly beers that display the number of paylines a player is betting.
Below the reels is a single bar that allows players to engage in easy navigation with regard to gameplay. The bar display a number of buttons that let players view the paytable, choose their coin value, select the number of paylines they wish to bet on, bet the maximum allowed by the game and more.
The symbols in Oktoberfest online video slots are consistent with the theme and also display a number of illustrated German stereotypes, from the sausage symbol to the flugelhorn. The game has a wide range of high paying symbols as well as special bonus symbols that display the Oktoberfest festivities. The higher symbols are the wild paying up to 25 000 coins, the female character and the male character followed by the traditional cap, a beer barrel, sausages, a flugelhorn and an accordion symbol.
The bonus symbols for the Beer Barrel bonus feature display a pint of beer, a bottle and a glass while the wild symbol displays the grinning horse. Players can keep an out out for these in order to follow more winning opportunities and bring in bigger prizes.
Oktoberfest Horse Wild
The wild in Oktoberfest video slots is the grinning horse symbol and can substitute for all other symbols to create winning combinations, however the symbol also has the ability to create a winning combination with the male and the female characters.
Beer Barrel Bonus
In the base game of Oktoberfest there are 3 bonus symbols that all trigger 1 bonus feature and in order to do so a player needs to match 3 or more of these symbols on adjacent reels. Players will then be awarded a 1 times, 2 times or 3 times multiplier depending on whether they landed 1, 2 or 3 symbols respectively.
Here players will be taken to an additional bonus game where they are prompted to select one of the many barrels displayed on the screen in order to receive another multiplier. Players must keep collecting them until they select the one with the word collect. If they first pick the collect barrel they will win the biggest possible prize instantly.