Are you a fan of classic slots with a modern twist? Then get ready to take Win Win from Elk Studios for a spin, the latest addition to the Classic Series from this developer. Traditional fruit machine symbols on a 3×3 grid with locked reel respins, multipliers, a special pay line feature and a free spins round can lead to wins of up to 5,000 times your bet.
Win Win is a video slot with three reels, three rows and 17 connecting pay lines. Wins are awarded for three matching symbols on a line from left to right only. Available on desktop or mobile, you can bet from 0.20 to 100 credits per spin. The RTP of this high variance game (7/10) is set at 96.10%.
The graphics and game window are in line with the other creations in the Elk Studio Classic Series such as Hit It Big or Route 777. A background in a generic hazed purple colour with blurred lights is complemented by a main game grid at the bottom and a so-called action display at the top where the various features are announced when they hit. Judging by the short promotional video, you can expect a lively electronic soundtrack that is only interrupted by the usual win count noises.
The slot has 10 regular pay symbols, starting at the low end with lemons, cherries and melons. They are followed by single, double and triple bars as well as green, blue and red 7s. The top payer is the Golden 777 symbol, awarding 50 times your stake for a three of a kind.
The Win symbols appear on reels one and three only, coming into play when they hit on the special centre pay line. A diamond marked with “Bonus” is the scatter which will transform into a Wild symbol during the free spins.
As with all games in their Classic Series, Elk Studios added a number of modern twists that bring the traditional fruit machine style into the 21st century. Win Win is loaded with respins, free spins and the chance to trigger the features over and over again.
Landing identical symbols on reels one and three will trigger the Locked Reels Respins. The game awards three respins with the outer reels locked for more chances to hit a matching symbol on the centre reel and thus score a win. The three respins are always played, providing the potential to hit three winning respins. Having two scatters in view on the outer reels, could potentially lead to three consecutive triggers of the free spins feature, when the third scatter lands on the middle reel on each respin.
The Win symbols come into play when they land on the middle position of reels one and three, here called the special pay line. One Win symbol on either the first or third reel awards wins of both the other two symbols along the special pay line. Hits with Win symbols on both reels activate the x10 multiplier for the symbol landing in the middle of the special pay line. A lucky hit of two Win symbols together with the Golden 777 symbol awards a mega win of 500 times your bet.
Three bonus scatters anywhere in view trigger the free spins feature with no fixed number of rounds. On winning spins, the win multiplier will advance along the ladder up to the maximum x10, where it then might stay for numerous spins. A non-win lowers the multiplier but the bonus game continues until it passes below the initial level. The bonus game can literally continue through an infinite number of spins as long as the win multiplier stays above the threshold.
The bonus scatters are turned into wilds for the duration of the feature. The Win symbols are also in play in the bonus game, providing the chance to hit the maximum of 5,000x bet on a single pay line. For that, you will need to hit the Golden 777 win at 500x your bet at the x10 win multiplier. Triggering the Locked Reels Respins inside the bonus game put free spins counter on hold but the current multiplier is kept. It can further advance when you hit a win on a respin but will not be reduced on a losing respin.
Win Win is yet another slot that shows the endless creative talent the team at Elk Studios has at its core. Combining a classic slot theme with a modern look and exciting features that can pay up to a massive 5,000x your bet is no easy feat. But we were yet again impressed with the super crisp graphics and flawless animations that have become the standard for Elk Studios slots. Play with some caution as the game can be quite volatile at times.