- Provider: iSoftBet
- Reels: 5
- Paylines: 40
- Coin Value: £0.01 – £1.00
- Maximum Bet: £20
- RTP: 96.51%
- Maximum Payout: 40,000
- Wild: Yes
- Scatter: Yes
- Bonus Game: Yes
- Free Spins: Yes
- Multiplier: Yes
- Mobile: Yes
Imperial Wealth Slot Review
The knowledge and wealth of ancient China was the stuff of legend. The sprawling empire held much of eastern Asia at one point and influenced all nearby cultures as a result. Such a juggernaut makes for a perfect slot theme, and it seems the developers at iSoftBet agree with us. But, seeing as you clicked on this review, you probably knew that already!
Imperial Wealth is played on 5 reels and 4 rows and offers two bonuses with lots of winning potential. One of them is the Fortune Tree, which spices up free spins with extra Wilds, multipliers and extra turns! The other is Imperial Roar, whose mighty cry brings good luck to the reels.
Symbols are split into lower and higher paying tiers. Low paying icons include playing card royals: 10, J, Q, K and A. While some decorations were added to make them more suitable, it failed miserably.
Higher paying symbols are golden statues of pigs, fish, lions and dragons. All of these animals have powerful ties to Chinese mythology, so it is no surprise they were included.
A crimson door with two golden handles is Scatter, used to win free spins and the Fortune Tree. The red Chinese temple is Wild and can substitute for all other icons except for Scatters.
The game uses a standard layout with 5 reels and 4 rows and gives players 40 fixed paylines. Payouts are awarded for collecting three or more identical symbols from left to right, following one of the active paylines.
By changing their coin value, gamblers can also adjust the total bet by proxy. Your minimum bet is £0.20, while the maximum is only £20 per spin.
Collect three, four or five Scatters to win five, ten or fifteen free spins. Before they are played, you are taken to the Fortune Tree, where you can pick envelopes from its sturdy branches. Within these envelopes lie additional turns, high paying icons turning into Wilds, and win multipliers.
During free spins, players can collect two, three, four or five Scatters to add three, ten, twenty or thirty extra turns, respectively. The special feature is capped at 100 free spins in a single round.
At the start of every normal gameplay spin, the Imperial Lions on either side of the playing field can roar to grant various bonuses. These include:
- Extra Wilds
- Guaranteed five-of-a-kind wins
- Wild Reels
- Free spins trigger
The bonuses can be very generous under the right circumstances. You have to hope to get lucky with the Fortune Tree and draw lots of multipliers! Especially for the gamblers gunning after the 40,000 coin jackpot. The RTP for Imperial Wealth is 96.51%.
Imperial Wealth on Mobile
As powerful phones and tablets become more and more common, developers are all too keen to use the opportunity to make their games look good. iSoftBet’s release looks equally gorgeous on both desktop and mobile devices.The only changes were ones made to the layout, in order to make the title easier to navigate with touch screen controls.
+ Gorgeous visuals
+ Lucrative and fun special features
+ RTP above the industry average
– Yet another ancient Chinese slot
– Jackpot is too low compared to the volatility
This was a game we had lots of fun playing, and most of that is owed to the Fortune Tree. What you draw from the envelopes is different each time, so no two free spins special features are the same. Sometimes, you get a ridiculous number of multipliers. At other times, you may find all high paying icons have been transformed into Wilds. Pair such fun gameplay with some great graphics, and you have a winning combination. We cannot say we are thrilled to see yet another Chinese themed title, but that is more of a personal preference on our end. What we cannot deny is that Imperial Wealth is a fun slot, although one whose jackpot needs a little boost.