The Vault Online Slot Review

Provider
Microgaming
Type
5 Reels
Min / Max Bet
0.20 / 20.00
Volatility
High
RTP
96.00%
Release Date
28 April 2020

Delve into the covert, futuristic world of a master thief in The Vault online slot by Microgaming. Jewel is a tenacious burglar with her sights set on the coveted Pink Dawn diamond, a massive rose-tinted gem. The game design looks like a scene taken right out of an action movie, the brooding titular character poses in the background in a dark Parisian gallery vault, with the scene being lit up by eerie green laser lights on the floor and surrounding the reels. The game’s symbols all match the visual theme perfectly with little animation touches that bring your experience to life. The slot has two primary features that are used to good effect. Free spins and respins are your tools of trade that will help you liberate your prize and walk away a wealthy legend.

Game Symbols

  • 10 to A silver card suit icons are the low-paying symbols.
  • The high-paying symbols are gold bars, an emerald ring, a diamond brooch, and a huge pink diamond.
  • The wild is a golden W, standing in for all symbols except the scatter.
  • The scatter is a glowing computer panel and activates the game’s bonus features.

Bonus Features

Respins

The scatter symbol can appear on any reel. If at least 2 appear, they lock in place and trigger a respin. If additional scatters land, they trigger an extra respin. The feature ends when no more scatter symbols appear.

Free Spins

If you manage to get a scatter on each of the reels, you will trigger the free spins feature. A shot of Jewel dashing towards her goal appears on the screen and when the reels re-appear, the middle reel has been replaced with a wild stack that stays in place for the duration of the feature. You will get 10 free spins and a 3x multiplier at the beginning of the feature, with the chance to top these up as you spin. 1+ and 1x symbols can appear and will add 1 to your multiplier or free spins count, giving you potentially endless free spins.

Our Verdict

The Vault slot is a refreshingly different title brought to you by Microgaming and newcomers, Snowborn Gaming, but you may have to invest a bit of money and time to get to this slot’s biggest prize. This title is a thematic triumph, combining genre-perfect visuals and music to immerse you in a universe of intrigue and daring deeds. The gameplay experience is also top-tier with the game’s scatter symbols bridging the respins and free spins. 

The only drawback here is that landing 5 scatters, even with the respins, is no easy task and it is up to sheer luck whether that happens sooner or later. When you do get to the free spins, it is a bracing experience with the central wild reel forming a perfect bridge for winning combo after combo, all the way to the glorious 5000x your stake maximum prize. If you’re in the market for some stealthy action and noir-style adventure, The Vault is right up your alley.