What is “Summertime” mobile slot about?
Summertime is a video slot game produced by Microgaming. It is available for mobile phones and can be played from internet browsers, so there is no downloadable app requirement. Summertime offers 9 paylines and hosts 5 reels, with the theme being based around traditional fruit machines. A maximum of 5 coins can be placed per line meaning that a maximum of 45 coins can be played per spin; the coins available range from €0.01 to €1. A non-progressive jackpot prize of a maximum of 10,000 coins can be won and the highest rewards will be reaped from betting the maximum of 45 coins a spin. There are no separate bonus games unless you count free spins, of which are possible in this slot as well as multipliers and the use of Scatters and Wilds.
Look & Feel
Microgaming’s Summertime is available on iOS and Android smartphone devices as well as tablets and so is available on iPhones and iPads and runs HTML5. The sounds are as expected of most any slot machine and the visuals are decent, offering a ‘classic’ slot playing experience. Traditional symbols such as fruits and bars appear all of which mix the theme of summer and a classic video slot.
Game and Winnings
To play, a line/or number of lines is selected and a wager of 1-5 coins are placed on this line, the spin button is then pressed of which begins the game. The conventional slot rules apply and pays are from left to right with the highest being paid out per winning line.
The coin denominations start at as little as €0.01 and go to as high as €1, with the range of coins per line being 1-5, this means that a spin will cost you between €0.09 and €45. Playing with €45 allows you to maximise your chances of winning the jackpot prize of €50,000 whereas matching the jackpot with a spin of €0.09 will win you €100. The other possible winnings can be viewed by looking in the pay table.
The symbols are all classic symbols including a seven, a bar, various fruits from watermelons to strawberries, a bell and a diamond. The Summertime game logo acts as the wild in this video slot and can be substituted for any other symbols to complete a winning combinations besides scatters and will double your winnings. A sandy beach with the word ‘SCATTER’ on it represents the scatter and 3 or more of these symbols anywhere on the reels rewards you with 15 free spins, each with a x3 multiplier.
The jackpot can be won by matching 5 wilds on a payline and wins you 10,000x your bet for that line, whereas 4 wilds will get you a 2000x pay-out. A gamble option is available after a winning combination and a guess the colour and suit of the face down card allows you to potentially win 2x for the colour or 4x for the suit, if correctly guessed. All winnings are lost if you’re incorrect however.
Screenshots for Summertime
Summertime is a Microgaming product and offers a classic slot with well recognised symbols, the slots play well and the pay-out has potential to be very large.