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Ankh of Anubis slot review

Added by Play'n GO. Information last updated: 24/03/2021

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Tester rating:

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Game information

Game supplier:Play'n GO

Release date:12/2019

RTP:96.2%

Volatility:High

Max. win:bet x 15000

Mobile version:Yes

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Freespins

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Themes

Ancient

Egypt

Fairy tales & fantasy

Sci-fi

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RTP (Return to player):
96.2%
Volatility:
High
Max. win:
bet x 15000

Bojoko score (compared to other slots on Bojoko)
62
Play'n GO score (compared to other slots of supplier)
34
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Slot tester's review: Ziv Chen

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Ankh of Anubis is a 576 ways-to-win slot by Play'n Go that takes you to ancient Egypt, but with a futuristic twist. Designed with stunning graphics and a captivating soundtrack, this high-volatility slot gives you a chance to win a prize suited for Pharaoh Kings – up to 15,000 times your stake!

Swedish software developer Play'n Go became widely known for developing games that boast unique graphics, sounds, and features that lend themselves to immersive gameplay. Since the company first started releasing games back in 2005, I used to wait excitingly to see what new slot idea the Play'n Go team will come up with next.

Since then many reels have spun, and now Play'n Go releases more than 4 slots every month to keep up with demand. As it’s hard to keep inventing the most extraordinary slot machine every week, some Play'n Go slots are better than others.

Is Ankh of Anubis one of Play'n Go's irreplaceable releases? Or just one more of so many of its slots that are based on the ancient Egyptian theme? Head with me to the mystical pyramids of Ankh of Anubis to find out!

Theme and Graphics

When uploading the Ankh of Anubis online slot, I was pretty certain that I'll see the high-quality graphics that became synonymous with Play'n Go's games. But I still wasn't sure that I will find something original and unique. Especially because this developer seems to have a fascination with the ancient Egyptian theme.

There are Riches of Ra, Legacy of Egypt, Doom of Egypt, Dawn of Egypt, Golden Osiris, Legacy of Dead, Rise of Dead, and of course the hit slot Book of Dead. It seems that the Play'n Go team finds it hard to come up with unique names, let alone original slot games.

However, I'm happy to report that Ankh of Anubis is a slot that stands out of the Pharaoh crowds in more ways than one. The name of the slot sets the scene: Ankh is the key of life symbol in ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs and Anubis is the god of Egyptian mummification and afterlife. What the title doesn't reveal is that in this game, the ancient Egyptian theme is contrasted with a sci-fi touch.

The Ankh of Anubis 3-4-4-4-3 game grid sits atop a backdrop that features a beautiful futuristic view of the Nile with spaceships flying above a pyramid skyline.

Symbols

The game symbols are portrayed by standard arteifacts that correspond with the theme, but they also have some space-age touches in them.

Special Symbols

  • Anubis Wild Symbol: The Wild is depicted by Anubis, which in this case is a high-tech version of the famous god who is a hybrid of a jackal head and human body. It substitutes for all symbols except a Scatter and pays max 10x with 5 on a payline.
  • Scatter Symbol: The Scatter symbol is depicted by a pyramid, which like most game elements looks anything but ancient. 3 or more Scatters will trigger Free Spins.

High Symbols

  • Ankh: Pays max 5x with 5 on a payline.
  • Scarab: Pays max 2.5x with 5 on a payline.
  • Bracelet: Pays max 1.5x with 5 on a payline.
  • Amulet: Pays max 1.5x with 5 on a payline.

Low Symbols

  • A, K: Pay max 0.60x with 5 on a payline.
  • Q, J: Pay max 0.30x with 5 on a payline.

Sounds

The Ankh of Anubis mystical music builds gradually to create mounting tension, with magical desert tunes increasing gradually and exploding when Free Spins are triggered. As far as the cinematic audio for this futuristic slot goes, Play'n Go got it right.

Features

There are not many bonus features in the Ankh of Anubis game, which in a highly-volatile slot makes every bonus round you trigger more imperative.

Anubis Wild:The Wild feature will trigger randomly during base-game spins and will stack on the reels to cover between 1 and 4 symbol positions. When covering entire reels with a Wild symbol, Anubis can reward you with some pretty nice payouts.

Free Spins: The biggest attraction of the Ankh of Anubis slot machine is with no doubt its Free Spins. To trigger those, you will need to land at least 3 pyramid Scatter symbols anywhere on the reels. 3, 4, or 5 Scatters will trigger 10, 15, or 20 Free Spins respectively. If you manage to get 3 or more Scatters during Free Spins, you will retrigger the bonus.

During Free Spins, an Ankh symbol meter will appear above the leftmost reel. Collecting at least 5 Ankh symbols during Free Spins will trigger the Anubis Wild feature which will expand on the reels in different sizes.

Bets and Payouts

Starting with the elephant, or should I rather say mammoth in the room – the Ankh of Anubis online slot broke all previous Play'n Go records of a max potential win. This slot offers you an epic chance to win up to 15,000x your stake. This means that with the help of Anubis and collecting enough of his ankhs, you can win up to £1.5 million.

Betting limits offer a diverse range of stakes between £0.1 and £100 per spin. Ankh of Anubis is a high volatility slot that offers a slightly-below-average 94.2% RTP. But that's pretty much what I'd expect from a slot with a record-breaking payout.

More Ancient Egyptian Magic

Leaving the sci-fi of Ankh of Anubis but still staying around the pyramids, one of my favourite Play'n Go slots is Rich Wilde and the Book of Dead. This 5-reel, 10 payline slot is based on an adventure, Indiana-Jones-like theme with fantastic graphics and thrilling Free Spins.

Final Thoughts

Be it because or despite its Egyptian theme, all the parts of Ankh of Anubis come together into one great slot machine. Volatility is high, but at 8 out of 10 on the Play'n Go scale, it is not brutal. Both casual players and high rollers will love Ankh of Anubis for its excellent graphics, simple gameplay, a new sci-fi twist on an old theme, and above all a record-breaking payout potential.

Try Ankh of Anubis and I promise you one thing: whether or not you win anywhere near 15,000x your stake, you’re up for a fantastic experience.

Overall rating:

3.5

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  • Features

    Wins and bets

    RTP (Return to Player):96.2%

    Volatility:High

    Max. win:bet x 15000

    Min. bet:£0.1

    Max. bet:£100

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    Reels:5

    Rows:4

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    Max. lines:576

    Min. lines:576

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    Languages

    You can play Ankh of Anubis in English, Finnish, Swedish, German and 30 other languages.

    All supported languages:
    English, Finnish, Swedish, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Greek, Hungarian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Turkish, Ukrainian, Slovene, Korean, Japanese, Indonesian, Thai, Vietnamese, Malay, Chinese

    Currencies

    Ankh of Anubis supports GBP, EUR, USD, CAD

    Stats

    Release date 12/2019
    62nd newest on Play'n GO 575th newest on Bojoko
    RTP 96.2% 0.33% > average
    129th highest on Play'n GO 990th highest on Bojoko
    Win up to 15000 x your bet
    23rd highest on Play'n GO 303rd highest on Bojoko
    Paylines 576 2780% > average
    14th highest on Play'n GO 217th highest on Bojoko
    Min bet £0.1 per spin
    51st lowest on Play'n GO 483rd lowest on Bojoko
    Max bet £100 per spin
    2nd highest on Play'n GO 674th highest on Bojoko
    Rated 0 by 0 members
    16th most rated on Play'n GO 40th most rated on Bojoko
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    Ziv has been working for two decades in leading online casino companies like Playtech and Microgaming. Having earned a Master’s degree from University of Pittsburgh, Ziv initially wanted to become a sports writer. But his passion for writing and love of casino made him an iGaming journalist.

    Nowadays, Ziv is combining his passion for writing and love of casinos into a fulltime writing career. He uses his professional experience and industry connections to cover slots, casino table games, casino strategies, industry news and more.

    In his free time Ziv writes for his American sports blogs and attends to his Whiskey collection. Sometimes he combines these passions too.

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    Game supplier:Play'n GO

    Release date:12/2019

    RTP (Return to player):96.2%

    Max. win:bet x 15000

    Mobile version:Yes

    User rating: 0
    Tester rating: 3.5

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