Isle of Man-based Pragmatic Play presents a high-quality title, with colourful graphics and enchanting soundtrack, but also notable for its interesting payouts and bonus features. Inspired by one of the masterpieces of Chinese literature, the 2016 release has all the elements needed to captivate the players, and keep them glued to the screen for hours on end.
The five-reel video slot with 25 fixed paylines is based on a Chinese novel published in the 16th century, during the famous Ming dynasty. The story and the characters will intrigue you to find more about this epic quest. But in the meantime, let us concentrate on the slot itself and the ways it can reward the players.
Play Journey to the West
The entire scenery is in Oriental style, with Chinese architecture, letters, lit lanterns, and along with the mesmerising sounds of the East, helps in picturing this epic story. But, it's not just about the graphics and the sounds, since the title offers chances for big payouts, but will also keep you seated for hours with interesting Bonus games, Free Spins and multipliers which can be very lucrative.
How to Play
Wild symbol’s primary role is to serve as a substitute for all other symbols except the Free Spins icon, which is the game's Scatter and, as its name suggests, triggers the Free Spins feature.
Since the paylines are fixed, the player only needs to choose coin value and bet level. Coin denomination goes from $0.01 to $0.50 per payline and together with the bet level determines the wager, which can be anywhere from $0.25 to a maximum of $120.
Land 3 or more Chinese Letter symbols to activate payouts, while only two Monkey King, Xuanzang, Pig and Sha Wujing symbols are needed to do the same.
Strategy & Tips
Stacked characters can easily win you big bucks, while the most lucrative option are definitely five stacked Wilds, which pay up to $40,000!
Three or more Free Spins Scatter icons anywhere on the reel trigger the Free Spins feature. The number of Free Spins is fixed at 5, though retriggering Free Spins gives additional 3 spins.
When the Free Spins round starts, the player may choose from one of the five options, each with a different stacked symbol and available multiplier. Each of the mentioned options a has a different special reel set with stacked symbol, which is in play during the Free Spins game.
Journey to the West doesn't end on your desktop, since the mobile version is available, working impeccably on your Android and iOS devices. The graphics and soundtrack are equally top-notch on smartphones and tablets, so the title is undoubtedly very exciting to play on the move.
It goes without saying that mobile version features all the attractive extra features found in the original game, so brace yourselves for a flurry of free spins, multipliers and bumper payouts.