|Min Bet Per Line||0.01|
|Bet Range||0.25 - 125|
Winterberries is an online slot game by Scandinavian software developer Yggdrasil, and it focuses on the lovely colorful berries that grown in the Northern parts of the world as its theme. Given that it’s Yggdrasil we’re talking about, players will be able to lose themselves in the exceptionally high quality graphics that this title has to offer. The berries on the reels are so bright and rich, they look literally good enough to pluck right off the screen and pop into your mouth. For the lower value icons you have a mixture of red and blackcurrants, as well as a handful of bilberries. Then raising the stakes, we have some deep red lingonberries and sea-buckthorn berries. Next up are the more valuable cranberries, after which are the blueberries. Last but not least is the crown jewel of the berry world – the cloudberry. But take a minute to look past these treats of nature to admire the stunning scene in the backdrop. The Northern Lights brighten the night sky and illuminate the glaciers and the fjord between them.
Now we can move onto the game’s layout which features a grid of 5 reels and 3 rows, and it comes with a total of 25 active payilnes for players to bet on. Furthermore, the paylines are fixed, so you will not have the opportunity to adjust them. This affects the betting range accordingly, so you will find that the minimum bet on these reels is a total of 25p per single spin and the maximum possible amount you will be able to stake will set you back £125 per spin.
Perhaps to the disappointment of some players, Winterberries doesn’t feature any special symbols. There are no Wilds, no Scatters, and no Bonus symbols. There will also not be any special features to enhance gameplay. In that respect, the gaming experience that Winterberries delivers is quite simplistic.
The one special feature that this title does boast has nothing to do with special symbols. Instead, you can trigger it by just doing what you’re there hoping to do: winning. Namely, by landing a winning combination of symbols you will be triggering a respin, and for that respin, the winning symbols will freeze in place. If as a result you land more symbols of the same type, in any position, this will trigger yet another respin, and so the feature can go on until there are no more matching symbols.
Last but not least, you can further increase your wins if you fill the reels with the same symbol. However, it’s important that this happens starting with the leftmost reel. From then on, you can activate a multiplier that will apply to your end prize, and that multiplier will be equal to the number of reels you have fully covered. Thus, you can potentially benefit from a multiplier of up to 5x.
Winterberries may be a pretty basic offering, but it’s also a very volatile one. So don’t let the simplicity trick you into lowering your guard. Gameplay here is fast paced and pretty addictive, so proceed with caution.