An Overview of Zeus III Online Slots Sequel

Posted by Larry Clark

Being a sequel to the previous popular WMS Gaming Zeus series, Zeus III once more centres itself around Greek mythology. Symbols present in the game are in most cases the same as previous games, with some minor artwork enhancements. Players can still expect to find symbols such as Zeus, the Greek helmet, the coins, as well as the wild and scatter symbols.

Reels in Zeus III are set up differently, with the first reel having two symbols, the second reel having three symbols, and so forth to a maximum of seven symbols on the sixth reel. This means that the game has 6 reels and 192 paylines in total, making it different and more complex than more traditional slot games.

Menus and options are similar to previous games, with the betting and autoplay buttons now more to the left. Among the buttons, you can expect to find a paytable option. This will bring up a screen showing you possible payline combinations, as well as values of the various symbols found in the game. It also shows you the wild and feature symbols. At the top of the screen you can find an options menu that you can use to modify your bet and autoplay functions.

How to Play Zeus III

At the bottom of the screen, players can find the bet multiplier options. Using the plus and minus buttons will increase and decrease the multiplier, which will calculate on the total bet display to show you exactly how much you will be betting per spin. After choosing the amount you want to bet, clicking the spin button will begin the round. The reels will spin and come to a stop one by one, and any combinations present will result in a win, which will be shown in the win display at the bottom. The amount won will automatically be added to the balance display at the top of the screen.

The Zeus symbol acts as a Wild, and landing Zeus will expand over whatever reel it landed on. The Zeus symbol expanding Wild symbol acts as a substitute for other symbols across the reels, giving you a higher chance of gaining a winning combination. The Zeus card will not work as a substitute for scatter symbols, however. This symbol can be immensely helpful during free spin rounds. There is also a second Wild symbol in Zeus III, represented by the Coliseum.

As with previous games, Zeus III contains an Autoplay function. This will keep the spins running consecutively, adding winnings automatically to the win total. This function can be ended manually, or will continue until the balance zeroes out. Options to change how the Autoplay functions can be found in the top of the screen, in the options menu.

Multipliers and Free Spins

The Feature symbol in Zeus III is represented by the Thunderbolt symbol. Landing three or more of the Feature symbols during a spin will award the player with a number of free spins and a multiplier. Three Feature cards means ten free spins; four means 25 free spins and a 10x multiplier, and 5 means 50 free spins and a 50x multiplier. Once the Free Spin Bonus has been activated, the reels will flip, reversing the order of the reels. This means that potential winning combinations will increase greatly.

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