Zeus III Online Slot by WMS - Game Review & Play Free
Zeus III was created by WMS and is the 3rd slot game in the Zeus range. It has an unusual reel layout that looks like a triangle on its side, the first reel has 2 symbols, the second has 3, the third has 4, the fourth has 5, the fifth has 6 and the sixth has 7. There are 6 themed symbols and 4 playing card symbols, an expanding Wild, a Wild Reel, Free Spins with multipliers of the total bet and 192 paylines running through the 6 reels.
Zeus III Free Spins
When 3 or more Feature Symbols of Zeus holding a lightning bolt landing anywhere on reels 2 to 6, you will be awarded with a round Free Spins. 3 symbols award 10, 4 symbols award 25 and 10x the total bet, 5 symbols award 50 and 50x the total bet. They use the same bet and line settings that were in place before the free spins were triggered.
During Free Spins the reels flip so that the first reel has 7 symbols, the second has 6, the third has 5, the fourth has 4, the fifth has 3 and the sixth has 2. If 3 or more feature symbols land again on reels 1 to 5, they add additional free spins to the amount remaining.
Symbols and Payouts
A winning combination in this the Greek themed slot is created when 3, 4, 5 or 6 identical symbols land along one of the 192 paylines starting with the leftmost reel. There are 6 themed symbols, the face of Zeus, a Pegathus, a Ship, a Helmet, a Vase and a Coin and four playing card suits in bright colours, their payouts can be found in the paytable and change according to the bet settings.
There are two Wild symbols in this game by WMS, the expanded symbol of Zeus will turn the whole reel into a Wild Reel. The other Wild is the Coliseum and it can be used as a substitute for all other symbols except the Scatter.
The Scatter launches the round of free spins as described above. The Feature symbol of Zeus´s hand holding a bolt of lightning launches Free Spins as mentioned above.
Buttons and Controls of the Slot
The main playing area that has an unusual layout that looks like a triangle on its side. From left to right the 6 reels have 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 symbols on them. In the bottom left hand corner of the screen you can see the control panel and it has the following symbols and functions:
- Large button with a circular arrow - spins the reels once with the current bet settings
- Win - shows the previous winning amount
- Total Bet - shows the amount of the total bet
- Lines - shows the number of active paylines which is fixed at 192
- Bet Multiplier - shows the multiplier of the bet amount
- Lines with a number 1 - opens the paytable, explains the features and shows the 192 paylines
- Two circular arrows with a play arrow in the centre - starts and stops the autospins
- Message bar - displays the total bet amount
At the top of the screen you will see your balance, a refresh button, an options button that opens the autoplay settings, a speaker which turns the game sounds on or off, a ? that opens a new screen with the detailed rules of the game and player ID numbers.
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