Mortal Kombat

-1.53
Slightly Bad
Price: Free
Ads: Yes
In App Purchases: Yes

iOS App Store
Google Play App Store

Temporal Dark PatternsTemporal Dark Patterns

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

-1.94

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Monetary Dark PatternsMonetary Dark Patterns

This game has 6 reported Monetary Dark Patterns. There are 5 votes indicating the absense of a dark pattern.

-1.75

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

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

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

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

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
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.

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

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

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

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 214,944 votes.
Google Play:  (4.44) with 3,571,298 votes.



Recent Dark Pattern Reviews

Grinding reported on Sep 17, 2019
Characters are leveled up through combat and missions. A player must grind stages and missions in order to progress through the game and compete with higher leveled teams.
Advertisements reported on Sep 17, 2019
The player can watch up to three advertisements to receive in-game currency.
Premium Currency reported on Sep 17, 2019
Souls are the in-game currency. Prices range from 3.99 CAD to 129.99 CAD.
Pay to Win reported on Sep 17, 2019
Special offers allow players to purchase new or specific characters using in-game currency.
Invested / Endowed Value reported on Sep 17, 2019
New players start off with a basic inventory of characters and items. In addition, characters and items are upgraded when the player obtains duplicate copies. Players who have invested time and/or money will have a significant advantage.
Artificial Scarcity reported on Sep 17, 2019
Special offers for new or specific characters are a limited time offer and then either become unavailable for a time or available randomly through other non-limited, randomly generated offers.
Wait To Play reported on Sep 17, 2019
Each character has an energy bar which is depleted when they are used. Once the energy bar is depleted, the character cannot be used again until it is replenished which happens over time.
Pay to Skip reported on Sep 17, 2019
Use in-game currency to hasten mission completion.
Gambling / Loot Boxes reported on Sep 17, 2019
"Kard packs" contain a random character and other items/bonuses. These are purchased using in-game currency ranging from 150 souls to 400 souls.
Badges / Endowed Progress reported on Sep 17, 2019
Each character has a series of achievements that unlock attribute bonuses as well as cosmetic rewards such as victory poses, audio taunts, and player banner items.


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Screenshot MORTAL KOMBAT MOBILE brings its trademark Fatalities to mobile, with stunning graphics, and over the top moves! Assemble an elite team of Mortal Kombat warriors now and prove yourself in the greatest fighting tournament on Earth.

MK11 CHARACTERS
Experience three Mortal Kombat 11 console characters right now in Mortal Kombat Mobile! Battle through special Trial Challenges as MK11 JADE and MK11 RAIDEN to add them to your roster! And earn Mortal Kombat 11 SCORPION through multiplayer rewards!

FIGHT IN BRUTAL 3 v 3 KOMBAT
Create your own team of Mortal Kombat fighters and lead them into battle to earn experience, new special attacks, and powerful artifacts. Team up warriors with unique synergies to get an advantage over your enemies such as Team Ronin, Team Nightmare, and Team Day of the Dead!

BUILD A MASSIVE ROSTER
Collect over 130 Mortal Kombat characters including veterans like Scorpion, Johnny Cage, Sub-Zero, Cassie Cage, Ermac, and many others. Discover the newest additions to Mortal Kombat Mobile such as the bloodthirsty Vampiress Mileena, soccer champion Kombat Cup Sonya Blade, mysterious Klassic Reptile, and warrior princess Ronin Kitana.

COMPLETE DIFFICULT CHALLENGES
Prove yourself and complete a series of matches to bring new Mortal Kombat warriors to your roster! A new challenge begins every week!

MULTIPLAYER FACTION WARS
Compete with other players in Faction Wars, an online competitive mode where players engage other player teams. Rank up in your own Faction’s leaderboard to earn weekly prizes.

PERSONALIZE YOUR GAME
Unlock unique character customizations in Feats of Strength. Win battles to show off your mastery with limitless combinations of action packed Victory Stances, insulting Victory Taunts, and champion worthy War Banners. Unlocking Feats of Strength also boosts stats for characters!

JAW DROPPING FATALITES
Mortal Kombat Mobile brings its trademark Fatalities to mobile, with stunning graphics, and over the top moves that will punch you right in the guts.

EARN REWARDS ON EPIC QUESTS
Send characters on epic Quests to earn special rewards! Begin your journey in Outworld and make your way to NetherRealm!

NOTICES:
* Mortal Kombat Mobile features high quality visuals. Performance is not optimized on devices with less than 1.0 GB RAM.
* 64-bit devices are required to download from the App Store.
* Mortal Kombat Mobile is an online only game.
* A minimum of 1.1 GB of free space is required on your device.
Content is generally suitable for ages 17 and up. Contains intense violence, blood, and gore.