Break Away: Lucky Wilds Slot Review

Break Away: Lucky Wilds: Demo

Awaken your inner Wayne Gretzky and head to the rink in the Break Away: Lucky Wilds slot. This ice hockey-themed game has been created by Slingshot Studios and Microgaming and comes with some cracking gameplay. Played using a 5 reel, 88 payline, Rolling Reels game engine, it comes with stacked wilds, expanding wilds and 3 different free spin rounds where successive Rolling Reel wins can bring multipliers of up to 28x into play.  You’ll also have a chance to land 1 of 3 jackpot prizes worth up to 3,850 x your total bet. It also offers wins of up to 11,363 x bet wins on each spin. Find out more in our detailed Break Away Lucky Wilds review.

Break Away: Lucky Wilds Slot RTP & Info

The Break Away: Lucky Wilds slot is played on a 5×5 grid which offers 88 paylines. If you land a winner, the successful symbols are blasted away and new symbols drop in and replace them. A new payout consideration is made. If this results in a new winner being formed the process is repeated. These reel rolls continue until there’s no winning combination.

You can join the hockey action here at bet levels of between 88p and £8.80 per spin. That’s quite a high minimum bet so probably not best suited to players nursing a tiny bankroll. Autoplay is available if required, up to a maximum of 100 spins. There are also facilities to set win and loss stop limits. Click on the lightning bolt to activate turbo mode.

The Break Away: Lucky Wilds RTP is 96.89% which is very high. With a win landing 28.39% of the time, this high variance slot offers big potential wins. The most you can win from a single spin is 11,363 x your total bet.

Break Away: Lucky Wilds Theme – get your skates on and head to the ice rink

Break Away Lucky Wilds slot base game

The reels in the Break Away: Lucky Wilds slot are filled withs symbols that relate to the ice hockey theme. There’s no playing card filler here. The comic-book-style visuals are matched by an atmospheric soundtrack which includes a roaring crowd and a commentator. It all comes together very nicely to create loads of atmosphere.

In order of value from bottom to top are a Zamboni ice machine, skates, a goalie’s helmet and stick, a rink, a ref and an assortment of players. The most rewarding symbol is the player in the red jersey who’ll get you a payout equal to 7.5 x your total bet if you land 5 on a payline. That’s not a massive number but the multipliers in the free spins mean that it can rise rapidly if you get on a winning run.

You can play Break Away: Lucky Wilds on PC, tablet or mobile devices. The design works well no matter what you’re playing on and gets a big thumbs up.

Break Away: Lucky Wilds Bonus Features

Microgaming has packed plenty of action into this virtual trip to the rink. Highlights include Rolling Reels, stacked wilds and free spins with expanding multiplier and even more stacked wilds.

Rolling Reels feature 

Break Away: Lucky Wilds uses a Rolling Reels feature which can be found in many other Microgaming slots like Immortal Romance. When you land a win, the contributing symbols disappear and new ones replace them. This gives you another chance to win. This process continues as long as you keep winning.

Super Stacked Wilds feature 

On any spin, base game or bonus, you could see any of the middle 3 reels filled with a stack of wild symbols. These replace everything apart from the puck scatter symbol.

Smashing Wild feature 

This wild extra can trigger in the base game only. A hockey player can skate onto the reels and turn 1 of reels 2, 3 or 4 totally wild. You’re guaranteed to create a winner here. This newly formed stacked wild freezes in position for any reel rolls that follow the original winning spin.

Free Spins feature

Break Away Lucky Wilds slot Free Spins feature

The Break Away: Lucky Wilds slot comes with 3 versions of the Free Spins feature. Only one of them is unlocked to start with. You’ll have to trigger the feature 5 or 10 times to unlock the other 2 features.

In all cases, you can look forward to a combination of free spins, expanding stacks of wilds and dynamic multipliers that increases with each successive Rolling Reels win. The free spins are triggered by landing 3, 4 or 5 scatters. This also delivers a payout of 8, 88 or 888 x your bet. Here’s what you can expect:

Trigger Default 5th Trigger  10th Trigger
Free Spins/Multiplier 18 free spins at 1x 12 free spins at 2x 6 free spins at 3x
Roll 1 Multiplier 2x multiplier 3x multiplier 5x multiplier
Roll 2 Multiplier 3x multiplier 5x multiplier 8x multiplier
Roll 3 Multiplier 5x multiplier 8x multiplier 18x multiplier
Roll 4 Multiplier 8x multiplier 18x multiplier 28x multiplier
Wild Stacks increase 1 symbol 2 symbols 3 symbols

Jackpots feature

You’ll also have chance to scoop one of 3 fixed jackpot prizes. The Jackpots feature can trigger randomly on any spin when a wild symbol lands. Here’s what’s on offer.

  • Minor Jackpot = 10 x your total bet
  • Major Jackpot = 100 x your total bet
  • Grand Jackpot = 3,850 x your total bet

Break Away: Lucky Wilds Thoughts/Opinion – action packed slot hits the back of the net

We found plenty to enjoy in the Break Away: Lucky Wilds slot. The gameplay offers loads of variety thanks to the Rolling Reels, stacked wilds and of course, free spins. Get on a roll there and the multipliers and expanding wilds can really work their magic.

The sound and visuals match the impressive gameplay too. This looks and sounds superb. With the prospect of a jackpot of 3,850 x bet and a max win of 11,363 x bet per free spin in the mix too, you’ll really want to get your skates on and give Break Away Lucky Wilds a spin.

If you like the Rolling Reels feature as well as a more rewarding free spins feature based on how many triggers you’ve achieved, Microgaming’s Thunderstruck II should be considered.

Break Away: Lucky Wilds FAQs

What is the Break Away: Lucky Wilds RTP?

The Break Away: Lucky Wilds RTP is 96.89%. This is much higher than the average of about 96%. It is highly volatile though and you’ll land a win 28.39% of the time so tread the ice carefully.

What is the Break Away Lucky Wilds maximum win?

The most you can win from a single spin in Break Away Lucky Stars is 11,363 x your total bet. The Free Spins feature offers the best opportunities with multipliers that can send payouts rocketing by up to 28x.

Is Break Away Lucky Wilds a jackpot slot?

No. Break Away: Lucky Wilds gives you a chance to land 1 of 3 fixed jackpot prizes. The Mini, Minor and Epic Jackpots pay 10, 100 or 3,850 x your total bet respectively. Find out more in the Jackpots feature section.

Is there a Break Away: Lucky Wilds mobile slot?

This Microgaming-powered slot is available to play on all devices including PC, tablet and mobile. You’ll find the same blend of high-class sound and visuals and exciting gameplay regardless of what sort of device you’re using.

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