Colt Lightning Slot Review 2024

Get ready to harness the power of the Wild Horse in Play’n GO’s latest  release, Colt Lightning!

A thunderstorm has struck the Plains! Amongst the claps of thunder and flashes of light, a wild horse has been hit, absorbing the electric from the storm.

Powered by the storm, this wild horse has become a superpower, delivering bolts of luck and good fortune to those who cross its path.

Will we be able to harness the horses power? Let’s play on and find out!

Colt Lightning Base Game

Colt Lightning Base Game and Features

Colt Lightning is a 5 reel slot with up to 12,348 ways to win. Winning combinations are formed when 3 or more of the same symbols (or 2 or more of the Highest paying symbol) land from left to right, starting from the left-most reel.

The minimum bet available here is £/€0.10 per spin and the maximum bet available is £/€100 per spin, with plenty of other options in between the two. Colt Lightning has a theoretical RTP of 96.24% and a max win cap of 25,000x.

In terms of symbols, the Colt and Super Colt symbols have the highest pay value, although the Super Colt symbol is only available during Free Spins. The remaining High-paying symbols are the Eagle, Mountain Lion, Wolf and Snake.

Low-paying symbols are standard Ace, King, Queen, Jack and Ten. Wilds appear only on reels 2, 3 and 4, substituting for all other symbols except Scatters and Horseshoes.

Game Provider Play N Go
Maximum Bet 100
Maximum Win 25,000x
Paylines Up to 12,348 Ways
Release Date 16/02/2023
RTP 96.24%
Mechanics Video Slot
Volatility High
Reels 5
Minimum Bet 0.1

Colt Strike

During any random spin in the base game, the Colt Strike feature can trigger.

Once active, the number of Colt symbols across the reels will increase, making it more likely to land a big win via the highest-paying symbol.

The Colt Strike feature is only available during the base game.

Rapid Respin

Horseshoe symbols land only on reel 3 during the base game, and once it lands in view it will trigger the Rapid Respin feature.

During the Respin, each of the reel heights will expand by 1, up to 3 symbol positions per reel, awarding up to 12,348 ways to win.

Once the Rapid Respin has been triggered, your chances of activating the Colt Strike feature are higher during this time. The Free Spins round cannot be triggered during this feature.

Colt Lightning - Colt Strike Feature

Colt Lightning Free Spins

Landing 3 Scatters on reels 2, 3 and 4 triggers the Super Colt Free Spins round, awarding 10 Super Colt spins. Once active, all Colt symbols will transform into Super Colt symbols with a Doubled pay value.

During this round, the Rapid Respin feature is available. During the Rapid Respin feature, the reel heights will expand by 1, up to a maximum of 3 symbol positions high. Once the reels expand, they will remain this height for the remainder of Free Spins.

When the maximum reel height is reached, no further Horseshoe symbols will land. Landing 3 Scatters during this round will award an additional +10 Free Spins, up to a maximum of 100.

Colt Lightning Super Colt Free Spins

Colt Lightning: Our Verdict

Colt Lightning looks oddly familiar doesn’t it? Well that’s because it’s not the first time Play’n GO has given animals a superpower.

Beasts of Fire set things in motion with its Charging Buffaloes and Meteor Respin features, and now Colt Lightning has swiftly followed in its footsteps with pretty much identical features.

Colt Lightning and Beasts of Fire not only share similar gameplay, but they also look the same, give or take a few different animals. Did Beasts of Fire leave that much of an impression on us that we would go again? Maybe, maybe not.

With no Bonus Buy option available here, you will need to rely on the Colt Strike and Rapid Respin features to keep you buy whilst you wait for Free Spins to trigger, but is Colt Lightning worth your itme?

Again, Colt Lightning has the exact same statistics as Beasts of Fire, with a generous max win cap of 25,000x and an RTP of 96.24%. Wether Colt Lightning can produce this figure is yet to be seen, but with the right setup we can’t see why it wont.

All in all, if you enjoyed what Beasts of Fire brought to the table then you will love what Colt Lightning has to offer. With both games pretty much identical to the other, the only thing you need to decide is if you want to play with fiery buffaloes or electric horses.