Ghostbusters Slot

Ghostbusters Slot
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Published Date · Feb. 12, 2020 · Last Updated · Jan. 18, 2024
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Ghostbusters Slot Review

Ghostbusters Slot Overview

Looking for a game centred around Hollywood’s greatest ghostly creation? Who you gonna call? IGT is the answer, with the top online developer being frequent collaborators with Slimer, Venkman and Co. There are, in fact, a few Ghostbusters slots currently haunting the slot-o-sphere. However, this 2012 release came first, and for many slots fans, it remains the best in the series. Strap on your Proton Pack and join us as we venture inside a game populated by your favourite characters, four Slimer Modifiers, two bonus rounds, and that horrible, horrible Librarian. Avoid dying of fright, and you may discover a 250x max win lurking in your ghost trap.

Ghostbusters Slot Details











25 x

Software Provider



Hollywood, Movie

Design and Layout

5 Reel Slots, Wild Symbol


Bonus Round, Multiplier, Free Spins

Despite one or two negatives, it’s hard not to be charmed by Ghostbusters in slot form. The grooving soundtrack is magical, whilst the visuals have, if anything, become more fitting with time. We loved the balance between horror and comedy, which is in keeping with what made the movie such a joy. As for the game, you do have to forgive that poor RTP and low max win. However, the game targets the low volatility market, so the top payout was always likely to be underwhelming. The game scored much higher on the fun scale and deserves an extra point for allowing us to wave a Proton Beam around (we would never get away with that in the house). Not perfect, but we loved it, nonetheless.


Fun Theme

Two Bonus Rounds

Slimer Modifiers


RTP Could Be Better

Could Have More Paylines

How To Play Ghostbusters Slot

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Ghostbusters Basic Rules

  • The hunt for spectral nasties takes place on a 5x3 layout
  • There are 30 paylines on offer
  • Payouts are produced by landing three or more connecting matching symbols along a payline
  • Wins pay from left to right, beginning at reel one

Ghostbusters Slot Paytable & Symbols

Here's a guide to all the paying symbols in Ghostbusters. The essential ghost-catching kit of a PKE Meter, Ecto Goggles, Ghost Trap, Ecto Mobile and Proton Pack award 100x-125x the line bet for five of a kind. Our boilersuit-clad heroes of Louis Tully, Peter Venkman, Winston Zeddmore, Raymund Stants, and Egon Spengler are more rewarding at 150x-200x the line bet for five.

3 Symbols
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PKE Meter
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Ecto Goggles
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Ghost Trap
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Proton Pack
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Ecto Mobile
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Louis Tully
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Winston Zeddmore
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Peter Venkman
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Raymond Stantz
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Egon Spengler

Ghostbusters Slot Features

Slimer Wilds

May appear on any reel and substitute for all standard symbols to help create winning combinations.

Librarian Wilds

These Purple Symbols function in the same way as Slimer Wilds but only appear when summoned as part of a Modifier feature.

Slimer Modifiers

During the base game, your favourite bogey-like ghost does a lot of bobbing around the grid. Thankfully, Slimer is there for more than decoration and may randomly award one of the following modifiers on any spin:

  • Cash Award: Slimer whizzes towards your balance and hands you an Instant Win Cash Prize of 50x-1000x the line bet.
  • Multiplier: A 2x - 5x multiplier is applied to the spin.
  • Wild Reels: Let the slime ooze as between one and three reels become Full-Reel Wilds.
  • Extra Wilds: The horrifying voracious reader awakes to add up to four Librarian Wilds to the grid. Any symbols sharing an edge with a Librarian Wild may also convert into a Wild Symbol.

Scatter Symbols

Ghostbusters features three types of Scatter Symbol – the classic Ghostbusters Logo, which may appear on reels two and three, and Slimer and Stay Puft Marshmallow Man versions, which may only land on reel four.

Ghostbusters Slot Bonus Features

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Ballroom Buster Game triggered

Ballroom Buster Game

For the inner child in you who just wants to blast a few Proton Beams at ghoulish pests, this is the game for you. Landing a Ghostbusters Scatter on reels two and three and a Slimer Scatter on reel four activates the Ballroom Buster game.

As the title suggests, this feature whisks you off to the famous ballroom from the movie, where a selection of ghosts run for cover to hide behind any item available. You get five proton blasts to fire at items in the room. Pick your spots wisely; if your beam discovers a ghost, you will earn an Instant Win Prize. Some ghosts come with a 2x-5x multiplier, which will boost your prize when you add the spectre to your ghost trap.

Stay Puft Free Spins

It’s about time the movie's most iconic character made an appearance. Land a Ghostbuster Scatter on reels two and three and a Stay Puft Scatter on reel four to tackle Zuul’s marshmallow incarnation in Stay Puft Spins.

You begin with eight free spins, which take place on an expanded 5x4 grid offering 40 paylines. This feature also comes with its own set of symbols. Ray, Egon, Peter and Winston are the high pays, with Stay Puft Logos, Marshmallow Containers, Stay Puft Hats, Proton Packs, PKE Meters and Ecto Goggles making up the low pay category. Line payouts are a little lower than in the base game.

The big selling point of the round is the Stay Puft Wilds. Toasted versions of these Wilds fall from the sky and may stick to the reels on any spin, where they will remain for the duration of the round.

Our Verdict Two vastly different features, both of which add considerable excitement to the experience. You can’t beat the Ballroom Buster for sheer fun but Stay Puft Free Spins most effectively amps up the big win anticipation.

Ghostbusters Slot RTP & Volatility

Variable RTP

The fixed Return to Player (RTP) percentage of 93.50% falls some way short of the industry average RTP of 96%.

Ghostbusters haunts the low volatility sector of the slot-o-sphere. Games of this rating provide a smooth experience with regular low-medium-level wins.

Our Verdict There’s no getting away from it; that 93.50% RTP is disappointing. Much like the movie, this slot sounds as though it might be a little scary, but it isn’t really (apart from the Librarian). Given the slightly comedic theme and low max win, the low volatility rating feels about right.

Ghostbusters Slot Graphics & Audio


The game may be more than ten years old, but the graphics measure up pretty well to more recent releases. A predominantly white grid dominates the screen, with the border providing only a glimpse of the spooked urban sprawl. The Character Symbols are all photo-realistic, as is the selection of equipment which makes up the low-pay category. Slimer and the other animations continue to come across well, particularly in the excellent Ballroom Buster Round.

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Wins in the base game
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Wild symbols dominate the reels


Ray Parker Jr., it’s your chance to shine once more. That’s right, the official Ghostbusters theme tune acts as the soundtrack to the game and will soon have you nodding along in nostalgic bliss…I Ain’t Afraid Of No Ghost! Reluctantly moving away from the backing tune, Slimer brings plenty of comedy value with his array of slapstick boings and yelps, whilst the Librarian does her bit to up the fear factor.

Our Verdict IGT are clearly fans of the movie and deserve top marks for producing a slot which should satisfy die-hard fans. Yes, it does look ever so slightly dated, but considering the movie came out in 1984, that retro vibe is the perfect fit.

Ghostbusters Slot on Mobile

As a slightly older game, Ghostbusters utilises a FLASH player. As such, it may be a little trickier to play on your mobile devices than HTML5 or JS-based releases. That said, many mobile browsers support FLASH, and you can download a free FLASH app from the Google Play Store.


Ghostbusters FAQs

Who made Ghostbusters slot?

The slot was developed by IGT.

Can I win real money playing Ghostbusters slot?

Yes - if you register with an online casino that carries the game, you'll be able to wager real money while spinning.

Are there free spins in Ghostbusters slot?

Yes - the slot's Stay Puft Free Spins Bonus gives you at least eight free spins when you unlock the round.

What is the RTP for Ghostbusters slot?



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