Let It Snow is a Christmas-themed slot from Hacksaw Gaming with spreading symbols and money wheels. This game proves there is a new way to enjoy holiday-themed casino slots.
Betting Options and Bonus Features
Let It Snow is a cluster-pays slot where the symbols pay in clusters of 6 or more. You will find many familiar Christmas symbols on this 6x6 grid such as socks, bells, trees, snowmen, and Santa Clause. Particularly, the wreath symbol pays the highest at 1,000x for a 30+ cluster.
The default RTP in Let It Snow is at 96.42%, very standard for modern slot games; while the maximum win is 7,500x the bet. Finally, the game has a ⅘ volatility level and 26.2% hit frequency.
There’s no tumbling mechanic in the base game, so the slot keeps things compelling with the Spreading Symbol feature. When landing 5 wreaths, the compass in the logo name will spin and wreath symbols then multiply and spread in the direction that the needle stops at.
Speaking of Christmas extravagance, Let It Snow gives players not just 1 but 2 types of bonus rounds. The first one is the Free Spins feature which is activated by 3 free-spin symbols. With 10 free spins, players should expect a heavily spiced-up version of the base game, as there are more wreath symbols on the reels; plus, only 1 wreath is now needed to trigger the Spreading Symbol feature.
The second bonus, called Bonus Wheel, requires 3 bonus symbols to trigger. Players will see a wheel with 8 sections, each containing a 1x prize except one section which holds a skull symbol. Every time the wheel lands on a prize, it is added onto the total payout and that section is upgraded according to this progression: 1x to 10x, to 25x, to 100x, to 250x. But if you land on the skull, you have to say goodbye to this juicy money wheel. The round also ends after 50 spins.
Let It Snow is a good option to try out for the Christmas season but I’m not sure it will stand the test of time in the years to come. The visual design of the game is the usual slick, clean graphic style from Hacksaw Gaming, but this time with less personality. The spreading symbol mechanic is a unique idea for sure, but it’s really hit-or-miss as far as paying potential goes.
For the bonus rounds, I feel like there are more quantity than quality as neither bonus feels really satisfying. Out of two of them, the bonus wheel is definitely the weaker one. Perhaps it would be better to somehow combine both of them into one to create a ‘super’ bonus.