Candy Crush Soda Saga (currently available on Android and Facebook), is a hyper version of the popular Candy Crush Saga. In addition to the candy you already know and love, you can also find soda, gummy bears, and cupcakes, among others. If you’ve already played Candy Crush, it won’t be difficult to get the hang of this one, but it’s worth following a few tips to understand the new features of this release.
What happens if the level of soda goes up? What are those cupcakes doing there? Are fish important? Here, I’ll answer all these questions with five essential tips you need to beat any level.
Your soda level has to be above the bears
The goal of some levels is to make the gummy bears reach the row of candy that’s at the top of the screen. To do this, you must make the bear go up, but the soda level has to go up at the same time.
To avoid making useless moves, always make sure that the level of soda is above the bear. That way, you’ll have more freedom of movement.
In this case, you should prioritize the move highlighted here
Make combos of special candies
Candy Crush Soda Saga has many pieces with special powers: some make a whole row disappear, while others remove all the candy with the same color. On their own, these pieces are very useful, but combined, even more so.
If you combine two striped candies, for example, you’ll get rid of both a horizontal and a vertical row, and if you combine a striped candy with a ball, you’ll destroy many pieces in the level. Try all the possible combos and be amazed by the results.
By combining these two special pieces, you’ll get rid of two rows easily.
Pave the way
Some levels have obstacles, such as the cupcakes in the picture below. Before you start making candy combinations at random, try to get rid of them.
To destroy the cupcakes, just make combos of the pieces that surround them. One to three moves, depending on the cupcake, should be enough to make them disappear.
Removing these barriers will be particularly useful for those levels where your goal is to take the bears to the top of the screen.
You must get rid of the cupcakes to get to the bottles that raise the soda level.
Get rid of the fish
The special fish pieces have a great power: when you get rid of them, they take with them a bottle from the board, raising the soda level. Whenever you can, get rid of the fish and the level will be yours.
There are no bottles to match, so the fish will do the work for you
Focus on the target
Especially in those levels where you must release giant bears trapped in ice, focus on removing the ice blocks and forget about the rest. The sooner you do this, the sooner you’ll finish and, since you’ll have a few moves left, your score at the end will be higher.
You won’t get anything with the move crossed, focus on those that involve the ice
Discover more strategies
This article in only a quick overview of what you can find playing Candy Crush Soda Saga, but you’ll almost certainly find more strategies as you continue playing the game. In any case, if you’re a fan of Candy Crush Saga, this new edition to the series is sure to hit your sweet spot.
If you want more mobile game fun, check out our tips for another popular game in the King series, Bubble Witch Saga 2.
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