The Matrix Review

Take the blue pill, and step into the Matrix with this movie-themed slot from Playtech Gaming.


  • Slot type: video
  • Reels: 5
  • Scatter:Yes
  • Theme: Movie
  • Lines: 50
  • Bonus Game: Yes
  • Free Spins: Yes
  • Software: Playtech

How to Play:

Gameplay on the Matrix is fairly straightforward for such a high-tech themed slot. To start playing:

  1. 1. Set bet amount with minus and plus signs on the left side of the board – between £0.01 and £2.
  2. Click the SPIN button on the right-hand corner of the game to start. Choose Turbo Mode to speed up the spins and Auto Play to set the Auto Play feature.
  3. Check for winning combinations with any of the following symbols:
  • Neo Hologram Wild
  • Black Cat Wild
  • Free Games Pills Symbol
  • Agent Smith
  • Morpheus
  • Trinity
  • Sunglasses
  • Telephone
  • 4 Code Symbols

Important symbols in The Matrix Slot:

  • Neo Hologram Wild: can appear on any reel and substitutes all symbols in the game expect Free Games Pills Symbols
  • Black Cat Wild: appears on reel 5 in the main game and substitutes for any symbol except Free Games. Can also lead to the Deja Vu Shuffle Feature… more on that to come.
  • Free Games Pills Symbol: appear on reels 1, 3 and 5 and trigger Free Games Feature
  • High value symbols: Agent Smith, Morpheus, Trinity


There’s no progressive jackpot attached to this slot but with payouts up to 500x your wager, there are possibilities of winning pretty big jackpots right in the game itself – as much as £2,000! With a 95.14% RTP, this medium variance slot provides enough bonuses to keep the winning coming.

Special Features and Bonuses:

With The Matrix name bringing this slot to instant popularity, we’d expect plenty of cool features to appease gaming and movie fans alike… and The Matrix provides:

  • Deja Vu Shuffle Feature: when 4 Black Cat Wilds fill the 5th reel, they duplicate over to reel 1, triggering this special feature. The cats remain in reels 1 and 5 while reels 2 through 4 respin for the chance to win big!
  • Free Games Mode Features: land the Free Games Symbol on reels 1, 3 and 5 to trigger a choice of these two free game modes:
  • Agent Smith: Choose the Red Pill and enter the Agent Smith Free Games Mode for 8 free spins, where Agent Smith symbols arte continually added to the reel for more chances of winning with each spin. Unfortunately, this fun mode cannot be retriggered.
  • Nebuchadnezzar: Choose the Blue Pill and receive seemingly unlimited free spins in this bonus round. Wild symbols fill the board and lock into place with each spin. When a blue orb lands on the screen, it clears the Wilds. Get six or more Wild symbols on the reels at once and the game is over.

Graphics and Sounds:

Enjoy haunting music reminiscent of the movie itself, while you spin the reels on this futuristic game. Hit a win or a feature and the music picks up with suspense… and if the win features a top character, you’ll be treated to a clip from the movie.

The background is the constantly rolling Matrix code, so every time you spin the reels, it feels like you’re spinning in The Matrix itself. The characters and symbols are straight from the movie and winning combinations are connected with appropriately neon green lines. It’s a cleverly put together slot game that truly brings a bit of The Matrix to your screen as you play.


Get ready for an adventure with The Matrix slot. With clever features, great graphics and the edgy theme of the Matrix, you can join Neo, Trinity and Morpheus on a virtual adventure to winning big-time.

At A Glance

  • Bonus Feature: yes
  • Scatter: Yes
  • Free Spins: Yes