Cup Carnaval Slot Facts
The Cup Carnaval slot is a 5 reel and 3 row online slot machine from Eyecon with a maximum payout of 3000x your bet.
This is a high variance slot with a Return to Player (RTP%) of 94.9% with scatters, wilds, expanding wilds (in the bonus) and free spins that re-trigger. It is themed on a Brizilian World Cup Fiesta!
“Em cinco oito foi Pelé!”, as they say in Brazil (“In ’58 it was Pele!”)
Those smart blokes at at Eyecon Gaming (the people behind the Hold the Safe slot and Fluffy Favourites slot) have cleverly found a way to virtually teleport this sun loving marsupial all the way over to far flung Brazil with their Cup Carnaval slot.
So – join me for a heady cocktail of up to 400 Free Spins, triple Multipliers and sticky Wilds- and yes and of course, for a good dose of footie, samba and sunshine!
Look and Feel
Now, I know as well as the next wombat that Rio’s carnival is something of a spectacular occasion. Isn’t this the time when the streets are full of pneumatic dancing and the intoxicating rhythms of samba music?
So I have to admit that I was pretty disappointed by the slightly flat graphics that Eyecon have created for this celebration of all things Brazilian. And the sound effects that provide the background to your game play are also very basic. They could have really gone to town on this one!
To make up for this shortcoming, there is a quick piece of samba style drumming which you hear when you land the Scatter, but there could surely be a bit more of the fun stuff! The game play makes up for it though…..
Cup Carnaval Slot Game Play
Cup Carnaval slot is a 3 row, 5 reels and 25 payline game for fans of samba and football. That’s a full 15 lines more than Play’n GO’s Ghost of Dead slot! Just saying.
So while this game is a bit of a let down on looks and feel it does come up far better on game-play.
To make a line win you will want to land the high scoring symbols into place. The most valuable icons are party rocket (land five on an active payline and win 3,000 coins.)
Next up there are a pair of party horns, a football foot in motion and a pair of hands catching a football. The lower value icons are the Ace through 9 of the card deck in coloured letters.
The game’s Wild is a football in the national team’s yellow and green strip colours but this icon only crops up on reels 1, 3 and 5. The Wild substitutes for all icons except the Scatter but it also reward you with a triple multiplier if the Wild is part of a winning combination.
The Scatter is one of the more notable icons as it can be animated and is a sultry samba dancer done up in a traditional feather costume.
Free Spins feature
If the gods of football are smiling on you then you’ll manage to land 3, 4 or even 5 of that samba Scatter, generating 15, 20 or 25 Free Spins respectively. Landing a trio of further Scatters during the game will earn you yet more Free Spins.
And you can fill your boots as long as you keep on landing the Scatters up to 15 times- rewarding you with potential up to 400 Free Spins up for grabs
During this mode any Wilds that land will expand to cover a whole a reel to make for more winning combos.
Cup Carnaval comes with a Gamble feature where you choose between two choices, then double your dosh or lose all your winnings. Remember you can lose all your winning with the Gamble Feature, so play carefully.
The Cup Carnaval slot is a let-down for me in the looks department but this one slight failing is more than made up for in its gameplay.
Eyecon’s Brazilian escapade looks a lot better when you add the potential 400 Free Spins in the mix as well as expanding Wilds and that triple Multiplier. This slot is a higher variance game for those of you who like a stat or two.
If you like this game why not try the Jackpot version, Cup Carnaval Jackpot slot from Eyecon.
Wombat Score: 3.7/5
How do you trigger the free spins in the Cup Carnaval slot?
Land 3, 4 or 5 Samba Dancer scatter symbols and you will get 15, 20 or 25 Free Spins which you can re-trigger up to 15 times.
Do the Wilds Expand?
Yes. In the Free Spins, the wild Golden Ball expands and covers the whole reel; helpful in making up winning combos.