Based on the classic fairy tale written by French novelist Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve, this five-reel, 20-payline slot from Yggdrasil Gaming comes with all the polish and features the developer has become known for. This video slot features a high-quality animated background and some great visual effects.
The Beauty and the Beast online slot is playable on all devices and has some interesting game features, which we'll get to in a moment. There's a jackpot of 250 coins on offer if lady luck (and the Beast) is with you, and you can place a maximum stake of 100 coins!
It's a classic tale with a timeless message – love is more than skin deep. Of course, if you want to conquer the jackpot, you'll need a little luck as well. Being such a modern game from a high-quality studio, the presentation is top-notch. Graphically, the Beauty and the Beast online slot has loads of atmosphere, with a beautifully drawn snowy castle (complete with animated snowfall) serving as the backdrop to your adventure.
The audio is rich and immersive too, whisking you off to the wintery wonderland. The interface is super-smooth and clear, with the game screen superimposed over a frozen forest. This lets the colours of the symbols stand out so you can see what's happening clearly while you play. The icons on the left of the screen represent the servants, who are key to the bonus features, and are easy to monitor as well.
Starting from 0.20 coins per spin, you can get stuck into this slot without breaking the bank. There's lots of opportunity to up your winnings too, thanks to the three servant characters. Standard-value symbols are coloured gems in the shape of hearts, drops and pentagons. The highest-value ones are of course Beauty and the Beast.
The three servants represent the different bonus modes. These can be randomly triggered. The maid will add between two and four wild symbols to the reels, the chef synchronises the three middle reels and shows the same combo for one spin, while the butler nudges one reel if it can get a better winning combination.
You can also choose to activate a Golden Bet feature any time during the game. It's worth doing as you can get up to ten free spins if you get four scatters. Five scatters give you ten spins plus a hefty 5,000-coin pay-out. You can also use the Golden Bet in tandem with two of the servants. Overall, the Beauty and the Beast video slot is a well-presented, modern slot with lots to offer. The RTP is also very good, with a maximum of around 97%.