Apex Legends Mobile

-0.84
Neutral
Price: Free
Ads: Unknown
In App Purchases: Unknown

iOS App Store

Temporal Dark PatternsTemporal Dark Patterns

This game has 5 reported Temporal Dark Patterns. There are 7 votes indicating the absense of a dark pattern.

-0.61

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

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

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

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

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

2 votes
Grinding -
0 / 2 votes
Being required to perform repetitive and tedious tasks to advance.

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

Monetary Dark PatternsMonetary Dark Patterns

This game has 9 reported Monetary Dark Patterns. There are 13 votes indicating the absense of a dark pattern.

-0.78

2 votes
Premium Currency -
2 / 0 votes
Exchange rate between real money and in-game currency disguises the real price of items.

2 votes
Artificial Scarcity -
2 / 0 votes
Limited time offers with unnecessary urgency.

2 votes
Gambling / Loot Boxes -
2 / 0 votes
Spending real money to play a game of chance for a reward.

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

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

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

2 votes
Pay to Win -
0 / 2 votes
A player can spend real money to purchase something that gives them an advantage in the game.

2 votes
Recurring Fee -
0 / 2 votes
Encourages players to play as much as possible to get their money's worth.

2 votes
Power Creep -
0 / 2 votes
A permanently purchased item in the game becomes less valuable over time.

2 votes
Pay Wall -
0 / 2 votes
The game becomes impossible to continue playing without payment.

2 votes
Waste Aversion -
0 / 2 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 4 reported Social Dark Patterns. There are 8 votes indicating the absense of a dark pattern.

-0.06

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.

2 votes
Competition -
2 / 0 votes
The game makes you compete against other players.

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

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

2 votes
Friend Spam / Impersonation -
0 / 2 votes
The game sends spam to your contact list or social media account.

2 votes
Reciprocity -
0 / 2 votes
Feeling obligated to return a favor, share resources, trade an item, etc.

2 votes
Encourages Anti-Social Behavior -
0 / 2 votes
The game incentivizes players to lie, cheat, or backstab other players to get ahead.

Psychological Dark PatternsPsychological Dark Patterns

This game has 4 reported Psychological Dark Patterns. There are 9 votes indicating the absense of a dark pattern.

0.24

2 votes
Badges / Endowed Progress -
2 / 0 votes
Reluctancy to abandon a partially completed goal, even one forced upon the player.

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

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

2 votes
Invested / Endowed Value -
0 / 2 votes
Having already spent time and money to improve your status in the game, it's difficult to throw it away.

2 votes
Complete the Collection -
0 / 2 votes
The urge to collect all the items, achievements or secrets in a game.

2 votes
Aesthetic Manipulations -
0 / 2 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 8 votes.



Recent Dark Pattern Reviews

Can't Pause or Save reported on Dec 24, 2022
You're competing against other players, yes.
Gambling / Loot Boxes reported on Dec 24, 2022
You can open "apex packs" which have a .02% chance of getting you a rare cosmetic. These packs can be purchased but you're guaranteed 1 in 500. Each pack is $1
Badges / Endowed Progress reported on Dec 24, 2022
Many badges for legends that show certain achievements.
Illusion of Control reported on Dec 24, 2022
Many bots are placed into lobbies to both get you used to controls and to make you feel better.
Variable Rewards reported on Dec 24, 2022
You can open "apex packs" which have a .02% chance of getting you a rare cosmetic. These packs can be purchased but you're guaranteed 1 in 500. Each pack is $1
Playing by Appointment reported on Dec 22, 2022
They cycle through maps every 90 minutes or so. You can’t choose which map you play on at any given time.
Daily Rewards reported on Dec 22, 2022
I’m not sure if they have this in the mobile version, but for the main game, they have ‘treasure packs’ You find them in loot bins and you collect 1 each day to get a small reward
Advertisements reported on Dec 22, 2022
They advertise the battle pass and new characters I guess
Premium Currency reported on Dec 22, 2022
It has ‘Apex Coins’
Social Obligation / Guilds reported on Dec 22, 2022
You have to complete a battle pass just like Fortnite or you kiss out on those rewards forever


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