Powered by Betsoft, 4 Seasons is a five reel slot with three rows and thirty fixed paylines; the theme is related to all things oriental, and behind the ornamented, transparent reels there’s an elevated view of the Chinese countryside with snow drifting across the landscape that changes as the season's progress, as per the game's title.
The Chinese zodiac then composes the background of this high-quality online slot, and it’s gorgeous-looking visuals produce a compelling gaming experience. 4 Seasons is packed full of bonus features and great audios.
How to play 4 Seasons
Before players begin to start reading their Chinese horoscopes, they should begin by adjusting their game's settings.
Tapping "Spin" will begin to spin the reels after the current bet has been made.
Hitting "Autoplay" will automatically turn the reels without interruption, should players not wish to spin the reels manually.
By clicking on "Choose Coin," players will set the coins size range.
The "Bet per Line" button will determine the number of coins players wish to bet per line.
"Max Bet" will set the maximum bet allowed in the game and then start to spin the reels after the bet has been placed.
"Double Up" will launch the Gamble feature to double a players wins after each win achieved.
Symbols in 4 Seasons
The 12 Chinese zodiac signs are twelve animals - the rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, goat, monkey, rooster, dog and pig; all located on the wheel at the screen's bottom left-hand corner.
The wild symbol in 4 Seasons is the golden Maneki Neko cat, and this will replace all other symbols except the scatter icon that is represented by a Yin Yang symbol that becomes key to the free spins feature.
Bonus features of 4 Seasons
With every thirty spins, the Seasonal Wheel will begin to rotate anti-clockwise to a different Chinese zodiac animal. The animal at the top will earn an x10 multiplier if it forms part of a winning combination, the animals flanking either side of the animal at the top will make an x5 multiplier, and the three animals to the sides of that animal will each earn an x2 multiplier.
Every ninety spins the animals on the reels change and the season will also change too, with eventually all animal symbols and seasons are cycled through.
Block Win Combinations
The animals in 4 Seasons can appear stacked on the reels, and in doing so help form more winning combinations should players land enough to create a block them they accumulate an extra multiplier as per the following:
Two-Reel Block – x2 multiplier
Three-Reel Block – x3 multiplier
Four-Reel Block – x5 multiplier
Five-Reel Block – x10 multiplier
Yin & Yang Free Spins
Yin & Yang Free Spins are triggered by players landing three or more of the Yin Yang scatter icons anywhere in view. Doing so and players will be awarded the following:
Three scatters – eight free spins
Four scatters – twelve free spins
Five scatters – twenty free spins
The more scatter symbols that fall, the more free spins players can win.
Pressing the ‘Double Up’ button below the reels after each base game win will launch the Gamble Feature. The bonus feature is a simple heads or tails game with no maximum win; however, players will forfeit all of their winnings should they fail to correctly guess the result of the coin toss.
4 Seasons is undoubtedly an innovative casino slot game. The Seasonal Wheel with the number of multipliers offers players large payouts. The visuals are excellent, offering players compelling reasons to keep playing.
Words: David Bailey-Lauring