Free Slot Cherries Gone Wild by Microgaming - Game Review

Cherries Gone Wild is a 5-reel fruit machine with 5 reels and 30 paylines by Microgaming. The game comes with 9 regular and two special symbols - Wild and Scatter. The bonus round in this slot is a series of 10 free spins. The highest-paying combination is a combo of 5 game logo symbols that pays 500 times the bet per line. Play more free online slots and improve your gaming skills with no deposit.

How to play the Cherries Gone Wild slot for free

This licensed free copy of the Cherries Gone Wild slot lets you play for 2,000 credits. The currency used to make bets is coins. You set the coin value manually. Your aim is to land winning combinations during spins and increase the number of credits in your balance.

To start playing, set the bet and choose the option to spin the reels. To do so, you have the controls on the console:

  • Chip Size - coin value (denomination). Using the +/- buttons you can set the coin value within 0.01–0.25 credits
  • Chip Per Line - sets the bet per line within 1–20 coins
  • Bet Max - plays one reel spin with the highest bet
  • The white triangle button activates one reel spin Clicking this button over again stops the reels
  • Auto Play launches the auto spins mode. You can choose from 5 to 25 auto spins in the opened window. Clicking the button over again stops auto spins

You can see the total bet in the Bet window. The size of the total bet is the bet per line multiplied by the number of paylines. The Lines section displays the number of lines. It is fixed at 30. You can see your winnings in the Paid window. Your balance is shown in the Demo Credits section. All these parameters are displayed in credits.

You will also see the question mark button on the control panel. This button opens the pay table with listed multipliers, description of the bonus features of special symbols and payline patterns.

Symbols and payouts

You win if you land a winning combination on the reels. Winning combinations in the Cherries Gone Wild slot count if they start with the leftmost reel and consist of identical symbols on adjacent reels along a payline. The longer the combo, the higher the prize.

You can see the payouts for combos as multipliers in the paytable. Each of them multiplies the bet per line. As these multipliers are fixed, the size of the payout depends on the bet per line. Symbols pay the following:

Also, the slot comes with special symbols which don't win you payouts but have special features. These are:

  • Wild - cherries with the Wild caption
  • Scatter - a symbol with the Free Spins caption

The Wild symbol lands on any reel and completes winning combinations. It substitutes for the lacking symbols in winning combinations. Cherries on the reels increase your chances to land a winning combo. The Wild symbol also expands. The Wild symbol may cover all the three boxes on a reel, which significantly increases your chances to form a winning combination.

The Scatter symbol only lands on reels two, three and four. Three Scatters on the reels trigger the bonus round.

Free spins

Three Scatters launch a series of 10 free spins. This number is fixed and you can't prolong the free spins series. The bonus round is played with the same number of paylines as it was during the main round. The bet per line also remains the same.

The Wild symbol lands more often during free spins. During some spins, Cherries may expand on several reels. It increases your chances to form a winning combo significantly.

Conclusion

The Cherries Gone Wild slot by Microgaming is a game with low variance. Most of the winning combinations don't cover the total bet during the main round. Valuable combinations consist of at least five fruits, BARs, bells or 4–5 sevens. The only 3-symbol combo which covers the total bet is three game logos. Experienced players prefer auto spins. The highest payouts are given during free spins.

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