Fruit Fiesta 5 Reel, released in June 2004, is a video slot powered by Microgaming. Fruit Fiesta 5 Reel is the second game in the two-game Fruit Fiesta series; the first game is Fruit Fiesta 3 Reel (July 2000). Other Fruit-themed slot games from Microgaming are Fruit vs Candy (February 2017), Pub Fruity (April 2005), Fruit Salad (April 2002), and Fruit Slots (October 1999). The rival games of Fruit Fiesta 5 Reel include Exotic Fruit (June 2017) from Booming Games, Fruit Shop (November 2011) from NetEnt, and Sevens & Fruits (April 2018) from Playson.
“Fruity Fiesta” literally means a celebration involving fruits while “5 Reel” refers to its five reels so as to differentiate it from its earlier version that has three reels. Two of the Fruit Fiesta 5 Reel symbols (the “Fruit Fiesta” brand logo and the “scatter” fruit salad) require two, three, four, or five winning combinations; while the remaining nine symbols require three, four, or five winning combinations.
Fruit Fiesta 5 Reel Game Characteristics
Fruit Fiesta 5 Reel has a 5X3 grid, 15 adjustable pay lines, one bet level, eleven symbols, two playing modes (expert and regular), a permanent two-way paying symbol among the ten one-way paying symbols, and its regular payouts are between X2 and X9000. These are two Fruit Fiesta 5 Reel special symbols: the “Fruit Fiesta” brand logo that consists of the many fruits—this is both a Wild and a substitute for the ordinary symbols; and the “scatter” is a fruit salad.
These are the nine ordinary symbols: a multicolored 7; a whole lime and a lime garnish beside it; a halved apple; a triple BAR in white font; a pineapple; three-quarters of a watermelon; an orange; a plum; and a golden yellow bell.
The lone fixed coin is valued at $0.05; it results in a $0.05 minimum bet when using a single active pay line. The maximum bet is $0.75 when all 15 pay lines are active. The following are the Fruit Fiesta 5 Reel payouts for two, three, four, or five winning combinations. The “Fruit Fiesta” brand logo pays X5, X45, X450, and X9000. The golden bell pays X2, X3, X10, and X75.
These are the Fruit Fiesta 5 Reel payouts for three, four, and five winning combinations: the 7 pays X15, X70, and X750. The limes pay X5, X15, and X150. The halved apple pays X4, X10, and X100. The BARs pay X10, X40, and X400. The pineapple pays X10, X25, and X300. The watermelon pays X8, X20, and X200. The orange pays X8, X18, and X180. The plum pays X5, X12, and X120.
Apart from the “scatter” fruit salad that pays both right-to-left and left-to-right, every other winning pays left-to-right. Unfortunately, Fruit Fiesta 5 Reel has neither free games nor bonus rounds. It also lacks both win multipliers and the usual “gamble” side game. However, it has a henerous progressive jackpot.
The Fruit Fiesta 5 Reel software is good, with an uncluttered interface fitted with a few buttons along the bottom. The background noises are interesting. The 3D graphics are classic.
Luck in Fruit Fiesta 5 Reel
The RTP rate of Fruit Fiesta 5 Reel, which is a game of chance, is 90.03% and the house edge is 9.97%.