Santa vs Rudolph RTP & volatility
The RTP of Santa vs Rudolph is 96.35 per cent, which is above the industry average, and it has low to medium volatility.
Santa vs Rudolph graphics & theme
You will not be surprised that this is a Christmas-themed game. When you start to play, you will see the reels are set against a snow-covered forest backed by mountains, with seasonal colours of reds, greens and some blues. The symbols are, of course, equally festive, with letters, sleighs, Santa’s sack of gifts, snow globes, and a reindeer collar. Candy canes also make an appearance. To suit the feel of the game, the visuals are cartoon-like, which works really well.
The music will make you believe it is that special Christmas day with its tinkling bells and the sounds of reindeer hooves.
How to play Santa vs Rudolph
Santa vs Rudolph is a five-reel, three-row game. You will be aiming to spin three to five matching symbols adjacent on any winning payline from left to right or right to left. This game’s combinations work both ways, which is a real plus.
The ‘play’ button is at the bottom of the screen, along with the other key controls. You will see your bet amount and can amend this by using the plus or minus buttons either side of the coin value. Any wins are displayed to the right of the bottom information bar with your remaining balance.
There is an autoplay feature, so you don’t have to keep manually spinning, and a double arrow that enables you to play at a faster pace.
How to win at Santa vs Rudolph
Three, four or five matching symbols on any winning payline, in either direction, will give you a return. Each symbol will award a different win. The paytable can be accessed via the very left-hand-side button at the bottom.
You can enhance your winnings with free spins and two bonus games that can appear during the free spins. Free spins are triggered by two Walking Wilds meeting, which starts the Rudolph vs Santa battle.
There are two bonus games that can be triggered during the free spins, these being Santa’s Gifts and Rudolph Spins. We will tell you more about these later.
Santa vs Rudolph bonus features & free spins
The Free Spins feature is triggered when Rudolph and Santa meet up in the Walking Wilds feature. They have a fight, which triggers 10 initial free spins. During the Free Spins game, more of the Walking Wilds can be initiated, with more grumpy battles. Each time they clash, you will get four more spins up to a total of 30. During the main game, Rudolph will only appear from reel one and walk to the right, and Santa from reel five and move to the left.
You will see two bonus meters at the top of the reels during a Free Spins game: Santa’s is red and upset Rudolph’s is green. Each of the two meters is filled up by one every time a corresponding Walking Wild appears. If you manage to fill it to eight, the associated bonus game will start.
Santa’s Gifts - you will be asked to choose items from three sets. You can win a 4x multiplier and cash prizes; alternatively, if you unluckily see Santa’s hat, the game is over.
Rudolph Spins - you will be granted three spins, where up to five Rudolph Wilds may be added to each spin in a random manner. There is no jackpot for this game, but there are many ways to win big if you get into the free spins.
Santa vs Rudolph tips
If you are a seasoned player, you will know there are no ways to increase your chances of winning. The game is set to work randomly and we recommend that you make sure you play to your budget. Try playing in demo play first here at Online Pokies 4U to get used to the game - this free game is just the same as in real play. You can move onto real play on other sites where it is hosted when you are ready. If you like Santa vs Rudolph, you can try Jingle Spin pokie and many other quality NetEnt games.
Santa vs Rudolph is available on mobile and tablet or PC; in fact, it is available on all devices that run iOS, Android or Windows.
Santa vs Rudolph review
We found Santa vs Rudolph to be a fun, festive and entertaining game. We loved the cartoon-like visuals, the seasonal music, and the free spins and bonus games. The fight between Santa and the annoyed Rudolph adds to the merriment.
It is light-hearted and simple, yet it can bring you the big wins you are looking for with a great RTP of 96.35 per cent.