The Rave is an online slot that was released in July 2022 by game provider, No Limit City.
Set in an underground rave, the game comes with its very own DJ, Joe Labrador, a.k.a DJ P5ychØ Manhunt, and features rave tunes, neon glowsticks and potentially huge payouts.
It’s a slot that isn’t for the faint-hearted given it has an extreme volatility rating which has made it a popular choice of game with advanced players given the max payout is 41,500 x the base bet.
The Rave is a 5-reel, 3 row slot with 243 ways to win with payouts achieved when 3 or more of the same symbols land on consecutive reels from reel 1 to 3.. There are also scatters which transform into xWays, wilds, xSplit Wilds and standard character symbols when they land, potentially increasing wins further.
Although the base game is exciting in itself, with ex-San Quentin prisoner DJ P5ychØ Manhunt playing the decks above the reels, the two bonus features are the main aim of the game.
Some features of The Rave include:
The xBet option costs an extra 20% of your stake per spin. However, in return you are guaranteed a scatter symbol on reel 2 which increases your chances of landing a bonus round.
When xSpilt Wilds land, each symbol on the reel splits and doubles to give more win lines.The xSplit Wild also splits into two wilds.
Double xWays Wild
When two xWays symbols land on the same reel, an expanded xWays Wild will form across the reel and will hold between 6 to 11 Wild symbols.
Scatter: Drop the Bass
Features are triggered if you land between 2 and 5 scatter symbols.
2 symbols – The scatters turn into enhancer cells.
3-4 symbols – Triggers the ‘Murder on the Dancefloor’ bonus
5 symbols – Tiggers the ‘God is a DJ’! bonus
There are two different bonus features that can be triggered on The Rave.
Murder on the Dancefloor (Triggered by landing 3-4 ‘Drop The Beat’ scatters)
If you land 3 scatters, 3 Enhancer Cells will be activated during the Murder on the Dancefloor bonus round and if you land 4 Scatter symbols 4 Enhancer Cells will be activated along with 1 additional spin.
God is a DJ (Triggered by landing 5 ‘Drop The Beat’ scatters)
The God is a DJ bonus is the top bonus round and activated by landing 5 scatters. For this, 5 Enhancer Cells will be active during the free spins round with only high paying symbols such as xWays®, Wilds or xSplit® landing in those cells. Enhancer cells. You’re also guaranteed to get either of the Mashup!, Sidechain or Crossfader special features.
Mashup!, Crossfader & Sidechain
These 3 features are guaranteed on every spin during the God is a DJ bonus and appear randomly throughout the Murder on the Dancefloor bonus.
When Mashup! Is activated, it turns all character symbols into the highest paying symbol.
Crossfader converts all low paying symbols into Wilds
Sidechain makes reels 2-5 linked.
The RTP of The Rave is 96.09% which is perfectly acceptable.
The volatility of the slot is ‘Extreme’ and set at 10/10 on the official game developers website. This means that wins are less often but when they do hit, can be extremely large. This is emphasised in the fact that The Rave has a ‘Hit Rate’ of 25.66% and a max payout of 41,500 x the stake.
The Rave has a RTP of 96.09%.
The Rave slot is extremely volatile with a rating of 10/10.
The Rave can payout up to 41,500 x the base stake and hits on average once every 5 million rounds.
Minimum bets per spin are set to £0.20 and max bets per spin £100 or £120 with the xBet feature enabled.