3 Kingdoms – Battle of Red Cliffs Slot Review

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Jun 13, 2017


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Pragmatic Play




Asian, Chinese






0.01 - 0.5

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3 Kingdoms – Battle of Red Cliffs is a 5 Reel, 3 Row, and 25 Payline video slot by Pragmatic Play; released in May 2017. This slot game is based on one of the most famous battles in the history of Ancient China, which took place in the winter of 208 AD, near the end of the Han Dynasty.

This epic battle comes to life on the slot reels, taking you on an adventure full of victory and loss, Free Spins, Stacked Symbols, and Progressive Jackpot Bonuses.

Coin Denominations & Bets

You can adjust the coin denomination to suit your bankroll, which ranges from R0.10 to R10.00, and you can bet anywhere from 1 to 10 credits per payline. This gives you a wide variety of choices for your total bet per spin, which ranges from the minimum of R2.50 to the maximum of R2,500 total bet per spin.

All symbols pay from left to right on adjacent reels, starting with the leftmost reel.

Symbols, Features & Bonuses

There are a total of 12 standard symbols in 3 Kingdoms – Battle of Red Cliffs, the 3 highest valued symbols are the 3 Generals. They are the only ones that have the ability to appear stacked. It only takes 2 of these symbols to be awarded with a payout, when they appear on Reels 1 and 2.

Other symbols include iconic representations of the Battle of Red Cliffs, in addition to the common card symbols from the Ace to the 9.

Wild Symbol

In addition to the symbols mentioned above, there is also a Wild Symbol that replaces all the other game symbols when it can complete a winning combination on an active payline. The Wild Symbol does not replace the Scatter Symbol.

Scatter Symbol & Battle of Red Cliffs Free Spins

Additionally, 3 Kingdoms – Battle of Red Cliffs video slot offers a Scatter Symbol, and when 3 appear anywhere on Reels 1, 3, and 5 the Battle of Red Cliffs Free Spins Bonus Round is activated.

When the Free Spins Bonus Round is activated, you will get to choose from 3 different options:

  • Vanity: 20 Free Spins with an Additional Wild on Reels 2, 3, 4, and 5.
  • Intrigue: 10 Free Spins with 2 Additional Wilds on Reels 2, 3, 4, and 5.
  • All Out War: 5 Free Spins with 3 Additional Wilds on Reels 2, 3, 4, and 5.

The Free Spins can be reactivated in the same way of the original trigger, where you will be awarded with the same number of Free Spins and features from the option you originally chose.

Spoils of War Progressive Feature

Every spin you play during the base game where all 3 Generals appear on the reels, the counter at the top of the game interface keeps track. Prize values starts at zero, and increases by 2% for every bet you play.

When the counter reaches 40, you get a chance to win the Progressive Jackpot. Here’s how it works:

When the Spoils of War Bonus Game is activated, you will then get to choose 1 of the 8 envelopes shown to reveal a multiplier ranging between 2X to 100X.


3 Kingdoms – Battle of Red Cliffs stacks Wild Symbols and the 3 General Symbols to fill the reels, taking you on an exciting adventure where you will battle to try and win the Progressive Feature with a 100x Multiplier, and go on a Free Spins Bonus Round with up to 3 Additional Wild Symbols.

The theoretical Return to Player in 3 Kingdoms – Battle of Red Cliffs is 96.50%.

Progressive: Yes (Bonus Game) Jackpot: 250,000 Credits
Reels: 5 Paylines: 25
Coin Values: R0.10 up to R10 Bonus Game: Yes
Wild Symbol: Yes Multiplier: Yes
Scatter Symbol: Yes Free Spins: Yes
Released: May 2017 Software: Pragmatic Play