Beauty & the Beast is a video slot created by Yggdrasil Gaming that has five reels and 20 paylines. The idea of this wistful slot is one of Disney’s most beloved fairy tales – Beauty and the Beast. Follow Belle on her adventures as you spin the reels that are set in a massive ballroom inside the Beast’s castle during nighttime.
Progressive Jackpot: No
RTP: 96.30% — 97.10%
Beauty & the Beast is a timeless tale of love and monsters that first saw print way back in 1740. Since then, it has been retold in songs, musicals, movies and now, in this online slot developed by Yggdrasil Gaming that boats of attractive graphics and innovative features.
Beauty & the Beast is a five-reel slot that has three rows and 20 fixed paylines. The symbols spin inside baroque reels with three of the characters set into the left hand side. A chilly-looking forest provides the fitting backdrop to the action.
But before you can go on this enchanting adventure, you are advised to set your bets. The game has a wide betting range. By clicking on "Coin Value +/-" you can set coins size which ranges from 0.01 to 5. "Golden Bet" is used to choose the betting properties of the spin, and "Spin" sets the reels in motion. "Autoplay" option is used to turn the reels automatically without interruption for a chosen number of times.
A massive castle laden with frozen flowers, stained glass windows and sculptures await to welcome you inside this very attractive slot. Don’t be afraid of the beast that sits above the reels as he is just there to watch you play. To the left, you would find pictures of the maid, butler and chef, which are characters that bring this tale to life on the reels.
The control panel can be found right beneath the reels and is made to look like the walls of the castle, with numerous options that would allow you to alter your bets to suit your budget. Belle, the beast and five different colored gemstones can be found upon the reels, along with a rose.
Beauty & the Beast is definitely a well-rendered slot that pays tribute to the original story with some exceptional graphics, clever bonus features and the choice to pay a little extra for some enhancements. The RTP ranges from 96.30% to 97.10% depending on the combination of optional extras.
The four high-value characters are the beast, his alter ego the prince, Beauty and the maid. There are six different gems – red, green, pink, blue, yellow and purple – and these make up the lower values. The wild symbol is the magic mirror from the story and it would substitute for all others except the rose scatter icon.
The button to the left of the “Spin” button gives access to the Golden Bet feature that would allow players to pay a little more for extra base game features:
These can happen at random in the base game and they match the pictures of the three characters on the left-hand side:
This is activated by landing three or more of the rose scatter symbols anywhere in view for which you would be awarded ten free spins. You would then be asked to pick one of the servant bonuses at the start and if the spins are retriggered you’ll get to pick another. When you have all three it’s not possible to trigger any more spins. Any Golden Bet features are also active during the free spins.