November 30, 2020 3 min read


AvatarUX’s Popwins Comes to Yggdrasil’s Masters with BountyPop

Yggdrasil continues to expand its footprint in the iGaming world thanks to a fresh partnership with AvatarUX. Through this agreement, Yggdrasil is launching its latest title, BountyPop with a special twist, owing to Avatar’s proprietor technology, Popwins.

Described as an exhilarating win-all-ways slot machine, BountyPop is a worthwhile addition to the growing YG Masters program. Yggdrasil has gone the extra mile to equip its latest arrival with a wholesome selection of features designed to improve the experience for everyone, and each spin can send the reels up!

BountyPop Slot Overview

  • Developer: Yggdrasil
  • Reels: 5
  • Rows: Up to 9
  • Paylines: 59,049
  • RTP: 96.00
  • Max win: 55,000x
  • Volatility: High
  • Bet range: 0.20/20.00

BountyPop Gameplay and Features

Yggdrasil has decked out BountyPop with all player-favorite features, including random multipliers, expanding reels, three Bonus Wheels, and free spins. With some 59,049 ways to win, the game is already an accomplishment in its own right.

Yet, to optimize the gameplay and add to the fun players get, Yggdrasil is adding AvatarUX’s proprietor Popwins mechanic. The feature is a brand-new way to add joy to your gaming experience, with each win making a symbol pop and increase the reel height by two.

This continues for as long as there are consecutive wins after which the reels reset and you start popping from the start. If you collect three or more symbols, you will not only trigger the free spins, but also get a chance to push the reels up to nine symbols for an opportunity to win even more.

The game comes with the Mystery Wheel Multipliers which can end up increasing the reels in the base game to six symbols, and then launch a free spins round to top things off. There are Bronze, Silver and Gold Mystery Wheels, which will activate at a specific height in the game.

Excited Reception by Executives and Now Community

Yggdrasil has been excited about the new addition. Head of Partner Programs at the company, Stuart McCarthy, commented that the Popwins mechanic has become a player-favorite and slot fans love it.

The company is excited to be able to grow its YG Masters portfolio with another Popwins title, McCarthy said. By adding this title, Yggdrasil is also able to demonstrate its growing and mutually-beneficial partnership with AvatarUX. He further had this to add:

“Partnering up through GATI, our ground-breaking game publishing technology, has granted Avatar UX unprecedented speed to market allowing them to release BountyPop hot on the heels of the hugely successful October release CherryPop.”

-Yggdrasil Head of Partner Programs Stuart McCarthy

A similar sentiment was expressed by AvatarUX Managing Director Marcus Honney who said his company was happy to be part of Yggdrasil’s distribution network. AvatarUX, Honney said, will continue to focus on player-centric games that come with a huge win potential.

AvatarUX has delivered some great titles in the series so far, including WildPops, PopRocks, and now BountyPop. The stacking mechanic is new in the iGaming world and it reminds of Avalanche Reels pioneered by NetEnt.

Only this time, the symbols aren’t disappearing to be replaced by others. Rather, the entire grid is expanding upwards to accommodate more potential winning combinations.

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