Football Star might look like a unique slot but fans of Microgaming will quickly recognize the fact that there’s also a cricket version of this game. So, basically, this slot is the same as Cricket Star, just with a different sport. And why not? It’s a great game with pretty awesome features, so it makes sense they’re trying to reach an even wider audience. The slot has a special feature capable of helping you win a handsome sum of money as a result of the multiplier during free spins. It also has a random feature and a wild symbol, the latter of which significantly increases your chances of winning.
How to play Football Star?
Football Star might look simple at first glance but once you start playing, you will notice that this slot isn’t that straightforward, in a good way. Namely, you will notice that the symbols part of a winning combination disappear after the turn has ended. The space these vanishing symbols leave behind will be replenished from the top of the playing grid. These new symbols could actually form new wins immediately, which means it could be seen as a re-spin. This feature is also known as an avalanche feature.
Football Star does not have standard symbols and all symbols are animations. What’s remarkable, is the fact that the wild symbol makes an appearance rather frequently. Moreover, wilds appear in a stacked fashion, hiking up your chances of winning even more. What’s more, as Football Star makes use of ways to win and both the avalanche and the wild symbols are more likely to succeed with ways to win than with pay lines.
Free spins on Football Star
When the scatter lands on your reels at least three times, you will continue to free spins. Here, you can win the maximum potential win and wins are bigger in general. Namely, also during free spins, the avalanche function is active. Only here, there also is a multiplier present. The second win has a 2x multiplier, the third win has a 3x multiplier, and so on until the sixth win and up, as then, the multiplier is 10x. Because of these multipliers, your wins could add up quickly. However, do note that after even one single unsuccessful spin, the multiplier drops back to 1x. During free spins, you cannot win extra free spins.
The feature and pay lines on Football Star
Football Star does not make use of pay lines as it has ways to win. In total there are 243 ways to win, which is the standard number of ways to wins for a 5×3 playing grid. The 243 ways to win in combination with the many wild symbols leads to good wins for you. Also, you should keep track of the special feature, which pops up randomly and can turn a total of three entire reels wild. After the special feature, the avalanche feature won’t come into action. However, seeing as you don’t pay additionally for this avalanche feature, there’s no need to worry about this.
Of course, this Microgaming slot has an autoplay function, which increases the comfort of playing, especially when you’re playing for free. If you look closely, you will see a gray bar underneath the playing grid. On this bar, it says the word Options. Please make sure to use this button if you want to, for example, turn off the background music or sound effects.