League of Legends: Wild Rift

-1.14
Slightly Bad
Price: Free
Ads: No
In App Purchases: Yes

iOS App Store
Google Play App Store

Temporal Dark PatternsTemporal Dark Patterns

This game has 17 reported Temporal Dark Patterns. There are 32 votes indicating the absense of a dark pattern.

-0.34

4 votes
3 votes
Can't Pause or Save -
4 / 3 votes
The game does not allow you to stop playing whenever you want.

3 votes
4 votes
Daily Rewards -
3 / 4 votes
Encourages return visits every day and punishes you for missing a day.

3 votes
4 votes
Grinding -
3 / 4 votes
Being required to perform repetitive and tedious tasks to advance.

2 votes
5 votes
Playing by Appointment -
2 / 5 votes
Being forced to play according to the game's schedule instead of yours.

2 votes
5 votes
Infinite Treadmill -
2 / 5 votes
Impossible to win or complete the game.

2 votes
5 votes
Wait To Play -
2 / 5 votes
In-game timers that make you arbitrarily wait for something.

1 votes
6 votes
Advertisements -
1 / 6 votes
Forced to watch ads or given rewards for watching ads.

Monetary Dark PatternsMonetary Dark Patterns

This game has 30 reported Monetary Dark Patterns. There are 46 votes indicating the absense of a dark pattern.

-0.64

5 votes
2 votes
Anchoring Tricks -
5 / 2 votes
Placing a cheap item next to an expensive item to make it look more affordable.

4 votes
3 votes
Premium Currency -
4 / 3 votes
Exchange rate between real money and in-game currency disguises the real price of items.

4 votes
3 votes
Artificial Scarcity -
4 / 3 votes
Limited time offers with unnecessary urgency.

4 votes
3 votes
Gambling / Loot Boxes -
4 / 3 votes
Spending real money to play a game of chance for a reward.

3 votes
4 votes
Recurring Fee -
3 / 4 votes
Encourages players to play as much as possible to get their money's worth.

3 votes
4 votes
Power Creep -
3 / 4 votes
A permanently purchased item in the game becomes less valuable over time.

2 votes
5 votes
Pay to Skip -
2 / 5 votes
Spend money to avoid waiting for a timer to expire.

2 votes
5 votes
Accidental Purchases -
2 / 5 votes
Making it easy to accidentally spend money with no confirmation or ability to undo or refund the action.

1 votes
5 votes
Waste Aversion -
1 / 5 votes
Capped inventory forces you to destroy items or upgrade inventory. Also, having small amounts of left over premium currency.

1 votes
6 votes
Pay to Win -
1 / 6 votes
A player can spend real money to purchase something that gives them an advantage in the game.

1 votes
6 votes
Pay Wall -
1 / 6 votes
The game becomes impossible to continue playing without payment.

Social Dark PatternsSocial Dark Patterns

This game has 23 reported Social Dark Patterns. There are 26 votes indicating the absense of a dark pattern.

-1.21

6 votes
1 votes
Competition -
6 / 1 votes
The game makes you compete against other players.

4 votes
3 votes
Social Obligation / Guilds -
4 / 3 votes
To avoid letting down your friends, you are obligated to play when you don't want to.

4 votes
3 votes
Fear of Missing Out -
4 / 3 votes
If you stop playing you'll miss out on something or be left behind and unable to catch up.

3 votes
4 votes
Social Pyramid Scheme -
3 / 4 votes
You get a bonus for inviting your friends and then they have to invite their friends.

3 votes
4 votes
Reciprocity -
3 / 4 votes
Feeling obligated to return a favor, share resources, trade an item, etc.

2 votes
5 votes
Encourages Anti-Social Behavior -
2 / 5 votes
The game incentivizes players to lie, cheat, or backstab other players to get ahead.

1 votes
6 votes
Friend Spam / Impersonation -
1 / 6 votes
The game sends spam to your contact list or social media account.

Psychological Dark PatternsPsychological Dark Patterns

This game has 27 reported Psychological Dark Patterns. There are 21 votes indicating the absense of a dark pattern.

-1.79

7 votes
Badges / Endowed Progress -
7 / 0 votes
Reluctancy to abandon a partially completed goal, even one forced upon the player.

5 votes
2 votes
Invested / Endowed Value -
5 / 2 votes
Having already spent time and money to improve your status in the game, it's difficult to throw it away.

5 votes
2 votes
Variable Rewards -
5 / 2 votes
Unpredictable or random rewards are more addictive than a predictable schedule.

3 votes
3 votes
Aesthetic Manipulations -
3 / 3 votes
Trick questions or toying with emotions or our subconscious desires.

3 votes
4 votes
Illusion of Control -
3 / 4 votes
The game cheats or hides information to make you think you're better than you actually are.

2 votes
5 votes
Complete the Collection -
2 / 5 votes
The urge to collect all the items, achievements or secrets in a game.

2 votes
5 votes
Optimism and Frequency Biases -
2 / 5 votes
Overestimating the frequency of something because we’ve seen it recently or memorably.

App Store Ratings

iOS:  (4.37) with 41 votes.
Google Play:  (4.10) with 928,528 votes.



Recent Dark Pattern Reviews

Invested / Endowed Value reported on Dec 22, 2022
I've purchased too many items to give away my account.
Can't Pause or Save reported on Dec 22, 2022
Once you start a match, you're not allowed to exit until the match is complete, otherwise you'll be punished.
Wait To Play reported on Dec 22, 2022
The punishment for not completing a match is to wait for a certain amount of time in the lobby.
Recurring Fee reported on Dec 22, 2022
It has game passes per period of time.
Reciprocity reported on Dec 22, 2022
You can send presents to friends.
Competition reported on Dec 22, 2022
It's a 5 vs 5 players game.


Report a Dark Pattern

Screenshot Dive into Wild Rift: the skills-and-strategy 5v5 MOBA experience of League of Legends by Riot Games, now built from the ground up for mobile. With smooth controls and fast-paced games, you can team up with friends, lock in your champion, and go for the big plays.

PLAY TO OUTPLAY
Master the Rift and earn your legend with dynamic champs and ever-changing strats. Each game is a chance to land the perfect skill shot, turn the tides in a crazy teamfight, or pull off that sweet, sweet pentakill.

COMPETE WITH FRIENDS
Teamwork makes the dream work in this mobile MOBA. Whether you’re a duo, trio, or full five-stack, you can queue up with your squad and climb the ladder one enemy Nexus at a time.

CHOOSE YOUR CHAMPION
Dunk on the competition with a giant sword, freeze enemies in their tracks with a cross-the-map ice arrow, or lure opponents to their doom with mesmerizing charm. Whatever you want your legend to be, there’s a champ for you.

FAIR AND FREE TO PLAY
Face off in matches balanced for skill level as well as party size. All champions can be earned for free in Wild Rift, and there’s no paying for playtime or power. Ever.


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Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone 6 and above.