Command & Conquer™: Rivals PVP

-0.31
Neutral
Price: Free
Ads: Unknown
In App Purchases: Yes

iOS App Store

Temporal Dark PatternsTemporal Dark Patterns

This game has 1 reported Temporal Dark Patterns. There are 6 votes indicating the absense of a dark pattern.

2.62

1 votes
Daily Rewards -
1 / 0 votes
Encourages return visits every day and punishes you for missing a day.

1 votes
Playing by Appointment -
0 / 1 votes
Being forced to play according to the game's schedule instead of yours.

1 votes
Grinding -
0 / 1 votes
Being required to perform repetitive and tedious tasks to advance.

1 votes
Advertisements -
0 / 1 votes
Forced to watch ads or given rewards for watching ads.

1 votes
Infinite Treadmill -
0 / 1 votes
Impossible to win or complete the game.

1 votes
Can't Pause or Save -
0 / 1 votes
The game does not allow you to stop playing whenever you want.

1 votes
Wait To Play -
0 / 1 votes
In-game timers that make you arbitrarily wait for something.

Monetary Dark PatternsMonetary Dark Patterns

This game has 3 reported Monetary Dark Patterns. There are 8 votes indicating the absense of a dark pattern.

0.45

1 votes
Premium Currency -
1 / 0 votes
Exchange rate between real money and in-game currency disguises the real price of items.

1 votes
Artificial Scarcity -
1 / 0 votes
Limited time offers with unnecessary urgency.

1 votes
Pay to Skip -
1 / 0 votes
Spend money to avoid waiting for a timer to expire.

1 votes
Pay to Win -
0 / 1 votes
A player can spend real money to purchase something that gives them an advantage in the game.

1 votes
Accidental Purchases -
0 / 1 votes
Making it easy to accidentally spend money with no confirmation or ability to undo or refund the action.

1 votes
Recurring Fee -
0 / 1 votes
Encourages players to play as much as possible to get their money's worth.

1 votes
Gambling / Loot Boxes -
0 / 1 votes
Spending real money to play a game of chance for a reward.

1 votes
Power Creep -
0 / 1 votes
A permanently purchased item in the game becomes less valuable over time.

1 votes
Pay Wall -
0 / 1 votes
The game becomes impossible to continue playing without payment.

1 votes
Waste Aversion -
0 / 1 votes
Capped inventory forces you to destroy items or upgrade inventory. Also, having small amounts of left over premium currency.

1 votes
Anchoring Tricks -
0 / 1 votes
Placing a cheap item next to an expensive item to make it look more affordable.

Social Dark PatternsSocial Dark Patterns

This game has 2 reported Social Dark Patterns. There are 5 votes indicating the absense of a dark pattern.

0.24

1 votes
Reciprocity -
1 / 0 votes
Feeling obligated to return a favor, share resources, trade an item, etc.

1 votes
Competition -
1 / 0 votes
The game makes you compete against other players.

1 votes
Social Pyramid Scheme -
0 / 1 votes
You get a bonus for inviting your friends and then they have to invite their friends.

1 votes
Social Obligation / Guilds -
0 / 1 votes
To avoid letting down your friends, you are obligated to play when you don't want to.

1 votes
Friend Spam / Impersonation -
0 / 1 votes
The game sends spam to your contact list or social media account.

1 votes
Encourages Anti-Social Behavior -
0 / 1 votes
The game incentivizes players to lie, cheat, or backstab other players to get ahead.

1 votes
Fear of Missing Out -
0 / 1 votes
If you stop playing you'll miss out on something or be left behind and unable to catch up.

Psychological Dark PatternsPsychological Dark Patterns

This game has 3 reported Psychological Dark Patterns. There are 4 votes indicating the absense of a dark pattern.

-0.92

1 votes
Invested / Endowed Value -
1 / 0 votes
Having already spent time and money to improve your status in the game, it's difficult to throw it away.

1 votes
Badges / Endowed Progress -
1 / 0 votes
Reluctancy to abandon a partially completed goal, even one forced upon the player.

1 votes
Variable Rewards -
1 / 0 votes
Unpredictable or random rewards are more addictive than a predictable schedule.

1 votes
Complete the Collection -
0 / 1 votes
The urge to collect all the items, achievements or secrets in a game.

1 votes
Illusion of Control -
0 / 1 votes
The game cheats or hides information to make you think you're better than you actually are.

1 votes
Aesthetic Manipulations -
0 / 1 votes
Trick questions or toying with emotions or our subconscious desires.

1 votes
Optimism and Frequency Biases -
0 / 1 votes
Overestimating the frequency of something because we’ve seen it recently or memorably.

App Store Ratings

iOS:  (4.50) with 26,897 votes.



Recent Dark Pattern Reviews

Premium Currency reported on Aug 27, 2019
It is necessary in order to allow the game to be played for free. Premium currency is used as a common language between free to play and paying players.
Invested / Endowed Value reported on Aug 27, 2019
Due to multiplayer ranking. Again, not an issue.
Artificial Scarcity reported on Aug 27, 2019
Vanity items are artificially hidden from the store.
Pay to Skip reported on Aug 27, 2019
It doesnt get in the way though.
Reciprocity reported on Aug 27, 2019
Not a real issue to begin with
Badges / Endowed Progress reported on Aug 27, 2019
Small Market-hosted achievements.
Variable Rewards reported on Aug 27, 2019
Semi random.
Competition reported on Aug 27, 2019
Not a real issue to begin with.


Report a Dark Pattern

Screenshot There’s no victory like one against your rivals! Feel the rush of competition in Command & Conquer: Rivals, an action-packed RTS with strategic tactics capable of turning the tide of any battle. Take control of your customized army and conquer your opponent in The War for Tiberium. Team up with friends to share resources in alliances. Create your combination of infantry, tanks, aircraft, and more to outsmart your opponent’s strategy in fast, fun PvP matches.

THE THRILL OF VICTORY IS YOURS
In Command & Conquer: Rivals, the strategy behind your skills determines victory or defeat. Choose a Commander to lead your forces – each holds powerful abilities that can influence your approach. Customize your army with winning combinations of infantry, tanks, aircraft, and more. Then evolve it to align with your Commander’s unique abilities, before unleashing destructive weapons and vehicles in quick and exciting PvP battles!

REVEL IN RIVALRY
Test your strategy against your opponent’s strategy in live PvP as you battle to outwit your rivals in real time! Choose to fight for the Global Defense Initiative or Brotherhood of Nod. Restock your supplies and boost your army with valuable supply convoys. Join an alliance to team up with friends, share resources, and climb the leaderboards. Complete daily challenges for massive rewards that improve your Commanders, weapons, and abilities. Grow your army with every victory in this adrenaline-fueled RTS!

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