The features are triggered in the same way as the Worms slot machine awards its features, with two bonus symbols on reels one and three, and the fifth symbol deciding which feature is awarded.
CHERRY BOMB FREESPINS
Possibly the most entertaining of all freespins features every conceived, the Cherry Bomb Freespins is triggered via landing scatter symbols on reels one and three, accompanied by the Cherry Bomb symbol on the fifth reel. Once activated, the reels will be enriched with the special Cherry Bomb symbol. Landing the Cherry bomb on any or all reels will convert it to a randomly selected regular reel symbol, giving the potential for large wins.
The unique aspect of the Plants Vs Zombies freespins bonus is that there are no set amount of spins, instead the reels keep on rolling until the marching zombies stroll all of the way across the bottom of the screen and eat your brains. You can destroy the zombies by landing three Jalapenos in view on reels one, three and five. This will reset their march and is effectively a re-trigger for the freespins. The progressive jackpot can be won on this feature by landing one golden trophy on each of the five reels. This can occur at any time.
Completing the scatter reels with a Zombie bonus symbol will activate the Plants Vs Zombies Zombie Bonus. This is a simple, but nicely animated picker bonus. Simply select a vase to reveal an award, and keep on picking until you reveal a Zombie that ends your game.
Crazy Dave may be hiding in one of the pots, revealing him advances you to level two of three. Level two is set during the night, with tombstones having extra prizes. The next advancement is the rooftop level, where plant pots reveal even greater prizes. Additionally you may also win the progressive jackpot at any time and on any level by revealing a golden trophy.
This is a great feature, with the anticipation of wanting to select the gold trophy always there.
ZEN GARDEN BONUS
Revealing the Zen Garden symbol to complete the scatter entry will award this Deal or No Deal type bonus. Simply select a plant pot to reveal a cash prize, you may then either take it, or leave it. The game ends when you either deal or have selected all five plant pots. Selecting the gold trophy will award the progressive jackpot. As this can be awarded at any time, you may wish to carry on the feature right until the end, rather than taking a win before you have completed all of the selections.
MARIGOLD CASH PRIZE
A simple but fun feature and no green fingers required. Select a watering can from a choice of five to water the Marigold. Each successful selection waters the plant, in turn causing your cash prize to grow. Select a zombie and the feature is over with the cash prize banked. Selecting the golden trophy will award the progressive jackpot.
Plants Vs Zombies Progressive Jackpot
The progressive jackpot, the value of which will be displayed at the top of the screen at all times during live play, can be won on any of the features mentioned above. The jackpot can be won on any stake, but your odds may increase the larger the stake you play. 4% of each spin is added to the progressive jackpots value.