The Bar X Slot Machine is an online version of what is probably the most popular fruit machine of all time. Created by Electrocoin several decades ago, this is one gaming machine that has surely stood the test of time.The game play is simple, with no features other than nudges and holds, and a price of play that is suitable to all budgets, from 25p up to £20 per spin. Bar X is a very easy game to pick up, even if you haven’t played online slots before. You simply have to select your stake using the right and left arrows, then click start, it’s as simple as that. Indeed, it is the games simplicity that has allowed it to retain its popularity for such a long time.
The reels will spin like in other slot game, with just three reels. If you match three symbols on the middle line of the reels, your bet will win, with the prize determined by the amount you have staked on that game. Some online slots have bonus rounds and progressive jackpots, but Bar X is one of the simpler slot games and only has the main game functions.
There are three reels which are made up of three different types of symbols, an ‘X’, an ‘O’ and a ‘BAR’, with three ‘Xs’ and three ‘BARs’ on the win line being the only winning combinations.
During the game on a losing spin you may be awarded auto holds or three auto nudges. Auto Holds would automatically hold either 1 or 2 of the reels attempting to achieve the best available win. Auto Nudges would automatically nudge the reels attempting to achieve the best available win.
During the game every now and then auto nudges or auto holds will activate to possibly turn a losing spin into a winning one. Auto nudges activation will be matched with the Bar X signature noise and then the reels will nudge in the best win where possible. Auto holds will hold a specific reel(s) and spin the remaining reel(s) possibly resulting in a win.