Planet of the Apes is an innovative video slot released by NetEnt in 2017. Featuring two play areas and a total of 40 paylines, the game is based on the SF franchise and the movies Rise of the Planet of the Apes and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes in particular. Each of the two 5-reel sets is dedicated to a specific movie with bonus features matching the theme of the game.
The visually superb branded slot boasting a dramatic music score and thrilling sound effects will take you on an epic adventure with Caesar, the leader of the Ape Army. As you spin the two sets of the reels, multiple bonus features the game comes packed with will boost your odds of winning helping you win up to 600,000 coins in a single spin.
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The fans of the franchise will love the NetEnt's release for its features including the icons portrayed as the movie characters. They are responsible for awarding high-value payouts while the lower ends of the paytable are made up of playing card symbols designed to resonate with the game's theme. The iconic window in the room where Caesar grew up stands for Wild on both play areas while Caesar himself helps you trigger the free spins features.
How to Play
Each of the play areas features 5 reels and 20 paylines. You will have a double chance of winning at a cost of one bet which can be easily set by choosing up to 10 coins per line and a coin size ranging between $0.01 and $1. Your total stake can be anywhere between $0.20 and $200, so pick the value that suits your budget best and hit the Spin button.
The Max Bet and Autoplay features are also available letting you set the bet to the maximum bet level at a preferred coin value and activate up to 1,000 consecutive spins respectively.
Land at least 3 matching symbols on a payline left to right to create a winning combination and earn a prize.
Strategy & Tips
The Stacked Wild feature is triggered when a stack of Wilds cover the leftmost reel on the Rise play area and it duplicates Wilds to the Dawn reel set. Look out for the Rise and Dawn Bonus symbol to unlock the Rise and Dawn Bonus features during which human and ape symbols earn you a cash prize and transform into a randomly chosen symbol respectively. The randomly triggered Dual feature grants re-spins with sticky symbols boosting your chances of winning big.
The game also benefits from even 3 free spins feature. The Rise Free Spins awards 10 free games with Wilds collected throughout it and randomly placed on the grid on the last free spin. The Dawn Free Spins feature played on the corresponding play area grants 15 free spins with a possibility of winning 3 extra free spins, up to 5x multipliers and human symbols going Wild. Finally, the Multiple Free Spins feature is triggered when you land at 3 Scatters on both play areas and during it both Rise and Dawn Free Spins are played.
Being optimised for mobile play, the Planet of the Apes slot is available on smartphones and tablets, so you can enjoy it wherever you are with no loss in its quality. Spin the reels on the go and trigger the highly entertaining and rewarding bonus features for the maximum payout standing at 600,000 coins.