Pragmatic Play – Jungle Gorilla – Free Slot Game

The reels are located somewhere in the humid jungle and the audiovisual presentation is excellent in this game. It’s hardly the first time we’ve seen a slot game based on the hairy and muscular jungle creature, and has decided to keep it simple with Jungle Gorilla Slot. The game is stripped of most bonus features, and there is no free spins bonus round to look forward to here. Instead, it’s all about building up reel multipliers. These are applied when you land a winning combination that includes at least one wild.

The good news is that landing more than one wild will combine the respective multipliers, meaning that the respective values will be multiplied together. This simple feature is actually enough to carry this game, although a bonus round would have been nice as well. Creating progressive multipliers always creates excitement and anticipation, but Pragmatic has imposed a 5x cap on each reel multiplier in this game. A golden opportunity is really missed here, as it would have been neat with a free spins round without a multiplier cap. However, Pragmatic has decided to stick to a simple recipe this time.

The game is played on 5 reels, 3 rows and 20 paylines and you can place bets between 20p and £100 per spin on your phone, tablet or computer. The gorilla in this game looks kind of harmless and is almost happy with an enigmatic smile. However, the game itself lacks any teeth. The medium volatility borders on high, but many of your dead spins actually help you build up the progressive multipliers, giving you a sense of achievement even on non-winning spins. The 2,500x potential is decent enough as well, and players looking for some easy multiplier action will probably enjoy this game.

What are the bonus features?

This is far from a feature heavy slot, as you’ve probably already experienced, and it all boils down to the nameless feature that we can call the Progressive Multiplier Wild feature. For some reason, Pragmatic didn’t give a name to the game’s only feature, which is a bit strange. Anyway, we will explain how it works here.

The first thing you will notice when loading into Jungle Gorilla is the multipliers that are displayed above each of the 5 reels. You need to land golden gorilla coin scatters to increase their respective multipliers, and every time you land 1 scatter, the corresponding reel multiplier is increased by +1. All multipliers start at 1x, but can be increased to 5x as the highest possible value.

However, the multipliers only increase your winnings if you win with a wild symbol, and this also resets the multiplier back to 1x. Also, only the reel multiplier on the reel where the wild symbol lands is applied. However, it is also possible to land more than one wild in a winning combination. This is where things can get interesting, as the multiplier values are multiplied together.

We’ll give you an example. Let’s say you have a 5x multiplier on reel 1 and a 4x multiplier on reel 3. Then you land a winning combination with a wild on each of those two reels. The combined multiplier boost is now 4×5, which equals 20x. The Gorilla scatter lands quite often, so it’s not that hard to build up the multipliers here.

Free Spins in Jungle Gorilla

There is no free spins bonus round in this game, which is a bit disappointing to be honest. The wild multiplier feature is pretty cool, but it would have been nice to have a proper bonus round as well. We know that games without a bonus round are a “game stopper” for some players, but we still recommend you to try this game as you might like it more than you think.

Game instructions

Pragmatic has a modern and somewhat minimalistic interface for their games, and it’s pretty easy to find everything you need through the various menus. That said, we’ll go over everything important here. If you’re new to online slots, you should probably pay some attention. However, experienced players can skim over this or skip to the next part altogether.

You can start by checking out the hamburger menu at the bottom left, as this will open up the game settings. Here you can set the bet level between 20p and £100 per spin. This can also be done by using the + and – symbols on either side of the spin button. In the settings you can also enable the quick play option, turn background music and / or sound effects on / off, or use the battery saving mode when playing on your phone or tablet.

The intro screen can also be turned off so you don’t have to see it the next time you load the game. The “i” button will take you to the Jungle Gorilla paytable, and on the first screen you will see all the different animal symbols. Of course, the gorilla is the best paying symbol of the group, but the difference between the premium symbols is not big here. The gorilla pays 4.5x for 5 on a payline, while the symbol with the second highest value (the tiger) pays 3.5x.

You can scroll through the different screens in the paytable to learn more about the bonus features and game rules. One notable rule is that you cannot win more than 500 times your bet on a single payline. There are 20 fixed paylines in this game, and you can see them all in the game rules section.

Finally, it’s time to check out the autoplay feature, unless you want to spin the reels manually. You can set up between 10 and 100 autospins and activate the turbo spin feature for extra fast gameplay. You also have various options for when you want the autoplay function to stop here, and you can also skip screens.

The 200 Spins Jungle Gorilla Experience

We’re usually a bit skeptical of games without bonus rounds, but the whole multiplier action intrigued us from the start. We’re always eager to try out new slots, so we loaded up Jungle Gorilla with some anticipation and excitement.

Make no mistake, you will get plenty of dead spins in this game, but it feels good as long as the multipliers keep building. This is really what saves the day here, as it keeps the game from getting too dull and boring. After a while we had a nice multiplier lineup and kept wondering when it would pay off.

Suddenly, we landed a wild on reel 1 and another wild on reel 4, and the multiplier values dropped to increase our win by a combined value of 20x. This gave us a decent 25x win since only the lower value Q symbol was involved. Certainly not a massive payout, but still a good start to our 200 spins session.

It took us a while to build up the multipliers, but towards the end we now had a solid lineup of 4x, 5x, 5x, 1x and 5x across the reels. This could get very juicy if we got lucky with the wilds, and we ended up landing a wild on both reels 1 and 2. This gave us another 20x multiplier boost, and this time we won 28.65x our bet.

We didn’t really land anything spectacular in our 200-spins session, but we definitely saw the potential in this fairly simple gameplay. Despite the lack of bonus features, it was surprisingly entertaining, and the setup of these multipliers is actually pretty exciting. It’s a shame that they stop at 5x, and it would have been nice to see something special happen if you managed to maximize the multipliers on all 5 reels at once.


The good thing about Jungle Gorilla is the fact that even losing spins here can be valuable. As long as you land at least one gorilla scatter with gold coins, you help build up the multipliers for future bigger wins. This is quite a motivator, and you won’t miss out on the bonus round as much as you would have without this feature. That being said, playing without a proper bonus round is always a bit of a risk, as many players (us included) prefer to have something special to look forward to.

You will experience some anticlimactic moments where the 5x multipliers are wasted on smaller wins, but payouts of up to 2,500x your bet are always possible here. We usually prefer fast gameplay, but this time we advise against the turbo spins option. You’re not really rushing towards anything anyway and “the road is the destination” as wise people say. You want a slower pace here to enjoy the anticipation as the multipliers build up, and when the turbo is on, you’ll hardly notice when you win.


Progressive reel multipliers up to 5x each.
Multipliers can be combined for bigger wins
Medium volatility and 2,500x maximum win potential


No free spins bonus round

Jungle Gorilla Slot FAQs

What is the Return to Player of Jungle Gorilla slot?

This game comes with an RTP of 96.57%, which is slightly above the industry standard, but you can get a lower payback due to the RTP ranges. Available RTP values are 96.57%, 95.44%, 94.21%.

How volatile is Jungle Gorilla?

This is a medium volatility game and gets 3 out of 5 points on Pragmatics’ own volatility scale. However, you will get a lot of dead spins, but many of them help build up the multipliers for future wins.

How does the progressive wild multiplier feature work?

Each reel comes with a multiplier that starts at 1x, and landing gold coin scatters increases the multiplier up to a maximum of 5x. The multiplier will not reset until you land a wild symbol win, and the reel multipliers can combine if you land more than 1 wild in a winning combination.

What is the biggest possible win here?

You can win up to 500x on a single line and the maximum win of the game is 2,500x your bet. Play with the highest possible bet of £100 and you can win up to £250,000 in Jungle Gorilla slot.

How many ways to win are there in Jungle Gorilla?

The game offers 20 ways to win, and these are fixed paylines that cannot be adjusted.

Is there a free spins feature in Jungle Gorilla slot?

No, there is no free spins bonus round here and the progressive wild multiplier is the only bonus feature in this game.

Can I play the Jungle Gorilla slot for free?

Yes, you can check out the free demo game at the very top of this page (UK players need to check their age first though).

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